E-books: Urban Policy

  • Real Estate in South Asia book cover

    Real Estate in South Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Prashant Das, Ramya Aroul, Julia Freybote

    This book provides insights into commercial and residential real estate markets in one of the world’s fastest growing regions: South Asia. Despite being the growth leader of the future, South Asia is among the "least integrated" regions with a large need for real-estate-specific information and…

    eBook – 2019-06-03
    Routledge
    Routledge International Real Estate Markets Series

  • No Little Plans: How Government Built America’s Wealth and Infrastructure book cover

    No Little Plans

    How Government Built America’s Wealth and Infrastructure, 1st Edition

    By Ian Wray

    Is planning for America anathema to the pursuit of life, liberty and happiness? Is it true, as ideologues like Friedrich Von Hayek, Milton Friedman, and Ayn Rand have claimed, that planning leads to dictatorship, that the state is wholly destructive, and that prosperity is owed entirely to the…

    eBook – 2019-05-30
    Routledge
    Planning, History and Environment Series

  • 'One Planet' Cities: Sustaining Humanity within Planetary Limits book cover

    'One Planet' Cities

    Sustaining Humanity within Planetary Limits, 1st Edition

    By David Thorpe

    This book addresses the crucial question of how the essential needs of the growing human population can be met without breaking the Earth's already-stretched life-support system. With four out of five people predicted to be urban dwellers by 2080, ‘One Planet’ Cities proposes a pathway to genuine…

    eBook – 2019-04-30
    Routledge

  • Neoliberal Housing Policy: An International Perspective book cover

    Neoliberal Housing Policy

    An International Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Keith Jacobs

    Neoliberal Housing Policy considers some of the most significant housing issues facing the West today, including the increasing commodification of housing; the political economy surrounding homeownership; the role of public housing; the problem of homelessness; the ways that housing accentuates…

    eBook – 2019-04-30
    Routledge
    Explorations in Housing Studies

  • A Future for Planning: Taking Responsibility for Twenty-First Century Challenges book cover

    A Future for Planning

    Taking Responsibility for Twenty-First Century Challenges, 1st Edition

    By Michael Harris

    As well as being spatial, planning is necessarily also about the future – and yet time has been relatively neglected in the academic, practice and policy literature on planning. Time, in particular the need for longer-term thinking, is critical to responding effectively to a range of pressing…

    eBook – 2019-04-25
    Routledge
    RTPI Library Series

  • Designing Accessibility Instruments: Lessons on Their Usability for Integrated Land Use and Transport Planning Practices book cover

    Designing Accessibility Instruments

    Lessons on Their Usability for Integrated Land Use and Transport Planning Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cecilia Silva, Nuno Pinto, Luca Bertolini

    The integration of land use and transport planning is key to making cities sustainable and liveable. Accessibility can provide an effective framework for this integration. However, today there is a significant gap between the advances in scientific knowledge on accessibility and its effective…

    eBook – 2019-04-24
    Routledge

  • Constructing Metropolitan Space: Actors, Policies and Processes of Rescaling in World Metropolises book cover

    Constructing Metropolitan Space

    Actors, Policies and Processes of Rescaling in World Metropolises, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jill Simone Gross, Enrico Gualini, Lin Ye

    There is little question today that processes of globalization affect national and local economies, governance processes, and conditions for economic competitiveness in the major urban regions of the world. In most liberal-democratic countries, these processes are occurring according to a…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • Infrastructures in Practice: The Dynamics of Demand in Networked Societies book cover

    Infrastructures in Practice

    The Dynamics of Demand in Networked Societies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth Shove, Frank Trentmann

    Infrastructures in Practice shows how infrastructures and daily life shape each other. Power grids, roads and broadband make modern lifestyles possible – at the same time, their design and day-to-day operation depends on what people do at home and at work. This volume investigates the…

    eBook – 2018-09-17
    Routledge

  • A Guide to Parking book cover

    A Guide to Parking

    1st Edition

    Edited by International Parking Institute

    If you own a car, use public transportation, go to work or school, use health care, shop or dine out, or are part of a metropolitan community, parking affects you, probably in more ways than you’ve thought about. Because parking has such a huge effect on what happens in cities and towns and how the…

    eBook – 2018-05-30
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Real Estate and Urban Development in South America: Understanding Local Regulations and Investment Methods in a Highly Urbanised Continent book cover

    Real Estate and Urban Development in South America

    Understanding Local Regulations and Investment Methods in a Highly Urbanised Continent, 1st Edition

    By Claudia Murray, Eliane Monetti, Camilla Ween

    Real Estate and Urban Development in South America uncovers how investors are navigating South American real estate markets in commercial, residential and infrastructure development. A preferred location for real estate development during the colonial era, in recent decades South America has been…

    eBook – 2017-12-14
    Routledge
    Routledge International Real Estate Markets Series

  • Just Green Enough: Urban Development and Environmental Gentrification book cover

    Just Green Enough

    Urban Development and Environmental Gentrification, 1st Edition

    Edited by Winifred Curran, Trina Hamilton

    While global urban development increasingly takes on the mantle of sustainability and "green urbanism," both the ecological and equity impacts of these developments are often overlooked. One result is what has been called environmental gentrification, a process in which environmental improvements…

    eBook – 2017-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

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