E-books: Urban Cultures

  • Chinese Urbanism: Critical Perspectives book cover

    Chinese Urbanism

    Critical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Jayne

    This book provides a definitive overview of contemporary developments in our understanding of urban life in China. Multidisciplinary perspectives outline the most significant critical, theoretical, methodological and empirical developments in our appreciation of Chinese cities in the context of an…

    eBook – 2018-05-11
    Routledge

  • Art and the City: Worlding the Discussion through a Critical Artscape book cover

    Art and the City

    Worlding the Discussion through a Critical Artscape, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jason Luger, Julie Ren

    Artistic practices have long been disturbing the relationships between art and space. They have challenged the boundaries of performer/spectator, of public/private, introduced intervention and installation, ephemerality and performance, and constantly sought out new modes of distressing…

    eBook – 2017-05-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Planning for a City of Culture: Creative Urbanism in Toronto and New York book cover

    Planning for a City of Culture

    Creative Urbanism in Toronto and New York, 1st Edition

    By Shoshanah B.D. Goldberg-Miller

    Planning for a City of Culture gives us a new way to understand how cities use arts and culture in planning, fostering livable communities and creating economic development strategies to build their brand, attract residents and tourists, and distinguish themselves from other urban centers…

    eBook – 2017-02-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Spiritualizing the City: Agency and Resilience of the Urban and Urbanesque Habitat book cover

    Spiritualizing the City

    Agency and Resilience of the Urban and Urbanesque Habitat, 1st Edition

    Edited by Victoria Hegner, Peter Jan Margry

    Urban spaces have always functioned as cradles and laboratories for religious movements and spiritualities. The urban forms a central and nourishing agent for the creation of new religious expressions, and continually negotiates new ways of being spiritual and establishing spiritual ideas and…

    eBook – 2016-11-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Urban Music and Entrepreneurship: Beats, Rhymes and Young People's Enterprise book cover

    Urban Music and Entrepreneurship

    Beats, Rhymes and Young People's Enterprise, 1st Edition

    By Joy White

    Youth unemployment in the UK remains around the one million mark, with many young people from impoverished backgrounds becoming and remaining NEET (Not in Education, Employment, or Training). However, the NEET categorisation covertly disguises and obscures the significance of the diverse range of…

    eBook – 2016-11-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Spatializing Culture: The Ethnography of Space and Place book cover

    Spatializing Culture

    The Ethnography of Space and Place, 1st Edition

    By Setha Low

    This book demonstrates the value of ethnographic theory and methods in understanding space and place, and considers how ethnographically-based spatial analyses can yield insight into prejudices, inequalities and social exclusion as well as offering people the means for understanding the places…

    eBook – 2016-08-12
    Routledge

  • Planning and LGBTQ Communities: The Need for Inclusive Queer Spaces book cover

    Planning and LGBTQ Communities

    The Need for Inclusive Queer Spaces, 1st Edition

    Edited by Petra L. Doan

    Although the last decade has seen steady progress towards wider acceptance of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, and queer (LGBTQ) individuals, LGBTQ residential and commercial areas have come under increasing pressure from gentrification and redevelopment initiatives. As a result many of these…

    eBook – 2015-03-24
    Routledge

  • Brand-Driven City Building and the Virtualizing of Space book cover

    Brand-Driven City Building and the Virtualizing of Space

    1st Edition

    By Alexander Gutzmer

    This book is an investigation of the cultural phenomenon of branding and its transformational effects on the contemporary spatial – and urban – reality. It develops a novel understanding of the rationale behind the construction of large-scale architectural complexes that relate to corporate brands,…

    eBook – 2014-04-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Spaces of Global Cultures: Architecture, Urbanism, Identity book cover

    Spaces of Global Cultures

    Architecture, Urbanism, Identity, 1st Edition

    By Anthony King

    This book brings together a series of new and historical case studies to show how different phases of globalization are transforming the built environment. Taking a broad interdisciplinary approach, the author draws on sociological, geographical, cultural and postcolonial studies to provide a…

    eBook – 2004-08-02
    Routledge
    Architext

  • The Words Between the Spaces: Buildings and Language book cover

    The Words Between the Spaces

    Buildings and Language, 1st Edition

    By Deborah Cameron, Thomas A. Markus

    Using language - speaking and understanding it - is a defining ability of human beings, woven into all human activity. It is therefore inevitable that it should be deeply implicated in the design, production and use of buildings. Building legislation, design guides, competition and other briefs,…

    eBook – 2003-09-02
    Routledge
    Architext

  • Popular Culture: The Metropolitan Experience book cover

    Popular Culture

    The Metropolitan Experience, 1st Edition

    By Iain Chambers

    First published in 1986. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    eBook – 2002-06-01
    Routledge
    Studies in Culture and Communication

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