E-books: Urban Sociology - Urban Studies

  • Place Brand Formation and Local Identities book cover

    Place Brand Formation and Local Identities

    1st Edition

    By Staci M. Zavattaro

    This innovative book explores micro-level neighborhood branding and the creation of distinct local identities in neighborhoods. It begins by situating place branding literature at the neighborhood level and then gives consideration to what the core components of a neighborhood brand might be. It…

    eBook – 2019-07-10
    Routledge

  • Pragmatic Spatial Planning: Practial Theory for Professionals book cover

    Pragmatic Spatial Planning

    Practial Theory for Professionals, 1st Edition

    By Charles Hoch

    Instead of seeking theory to justify practical professional judgments this book describes how professionals can and should use theory to guide these judgments. Professional spatial planning in the US, and globally, continues to suffer from a weak conceptual grasp of its own practice. Practitioners…

    eBook – 2019-07-10
    Routledge

  • Law and Intangible Cultural Heritage in the City book cover

    Law and Intangible Cultural Heritage in the City

    1st Edition

    By Sara Gwendolyn Ross

    With disappearing music venues, and arts and culture communities at constant risk of displacement in our urban centers, the preservation of intangible cultural heritage is of growing concern to global cities. This book addresses the role and protection of intangible cultural heritage in the urban…

    eBook – 2019-06-20
    Routledge

  • Rebuilding Afghanistan in Times of Crisis: A Global Response book cover

    Rebuilding Afghanistan in Times of Crisis

    A Global Response, 1st Edition

    Edited by Adenrele Awotona

    Rebuilding Afghanistan in Times of Crisis provides academics and researchers interested in planning, urbanism and conflict studies with a multidisciplinary, international assessment of the reconstruction and foreign aid efforts in Afghanistan. The book draws together expert contributions from…

    eBook – 2019-06-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Pseudo-Public Spaces in Chinese Shopping Malls: Rise, Publicness and Consequences book cover

    Pseudo-Public Spaces in Chinese Shopping Malls

    Rise, Publicness and Consequences, 1st Edition

    By Yiming Wang

    Shopping malls in China create a new pseudo-public urban space which is under the control of private or quasi-public power structure. As they are open for public use, mediated by the co-mingling of private property rights and public meanings of urban space, the rise, publicness and consequences of…

    eBook – 2019-06-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Complex Real Property Rights Series

  • Urban Environments for Healthy Ageing: A Global Perspective book cover

    Urban Environments for Healthy Ageing

    A Global Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna P Lane

    Around the world, researchers, policy makers, and practitioners are working to ensure cities and communities are prepared for the challenges and opportunities of aged and highly urbanised populations. Bringing together stakeholders from Asia, Australia, Europe, and North America, this book presents…

    eBook – 2019-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • The New Urban Sociology book cover

    The New Urban Sociology

    6th Edition

    By Mark Gottdiener, Randolph Hohle, Colby King

    Widely recognized as a groundbreaking text, The New Urban Sociology is a broad and expert introduction to urban sociology that is both relevant and accessible to students. Organized around an integrated paradigm, the sociospatial perspective, this text examines the role played by social factors…

    eBook – 2019-05-17
    Routledge

  • Ethnic Spatial Segregation in European Cities book cover

    Ethnic Spatial Segregation in European Cities

    1st Edition

    By Hans Skifter Andersen

    This book provides the first in depth interpretation of how to understand the causes of ethnic residential segregation across Western European countries and the USA. In many countries, ethnic minorities have obtained low quality housing and may be concentrated in certain parts of cities. This book…

    eBook – 2019-05-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Reducing Urban Violence in the Global South: Towards Safe and Inclusive Cities book cover

    Reducing Urban Violence in the Global South

    Towards Safe and Inclusive Cities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer Erin Salahub, Markus Gottsbacher, John de Boer, Mayssam D. Zaaroura

    Reducing Urban Violence in the Global South seeks to identify the drivers of urban violence in the cities of the Global South and how they relate to and interact with poverty and inequalities. Drawing on the findings of an ambitious 5-year, 15-project research programme supported by Canada’s…

    eBook – 2019-05-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cities and Development

  • Climate Change and Urban Health: The Case of Hong Kong as a Subtropical City book cover

    Climate Change and Urban Health

    The Case of Hong Kong as a Subtropical City, 1st Edition

    By Emily Ying Yang Chan

    This book provides a theoretical framework and related technical skills for investigating climate change and its public health consequences and responses with a focus on urban settings, and in particular Hong Kong, a subtropical metropolis in Asia. Specifically, the book examines the impact of…

    eBook – 2019-05-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environment and Health

  • Migration, Work and Home-Making in the City: Dwelling and Belonging among Vietnamese Communities in London book cover

    Migration, Work and Home-Making in the City

    Dwelling and Belonging among Vietnamese Communities in London, 1st Edition

    By Annabelle Wilkins

    This book explores the relationships between home, work and migration among Vietnamese people in East London, demonstrating the diversity of home-making practices and forms of belonging in relation to the dwelling, workplace and wider city. Engaging with wider scholarship on transnationalism, urban…

    eBook – 2019-04-30
    Routledge
    Studies in Migration and Diaspora

  • 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

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