E-books: Urban Sociology - Urban Studies

  • 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

  • The Production Sites of Architecture book cover

    The Production Sites of Architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sophia Psarra

    The Production Sites of Architecture examines the intimate link between material sites and meaning. It explores questions such as: how do spatial configurations produce meaning? What are alternative modes of knowledge production? How do these change our understanding of architectural knowledge?…

    eBook – 2019-01-14
    Routledge

  • Architecture, Democracy and Emotions: The Politics of Feeling since 1945 book cover

    Architecture, Democracy and Emotions

    The Politics of Feeling since 1945, 1st Edition

    Edited by Till Großmann, Philipp Nielsen

    After 1945 it was not just Europe’s parliamentary buildings that promised to house democracy: hotels in Turkey and Dutch shopping malls proposed new democratic attitudes and feelings. Housing programs in the United Kingdom, the United States, and the Soviet Union were designed with the aim of…

    eBook – 2018-11-06
    Routledge

  • Global Planning Innovations for Urban Sustainability book cover

    Global Planning Innovations for Urban Sustainability

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sébastien Darchen, Glen Searle

    As the world becomes more urbanised, solutions are required to solve current challenges for three arenas of sustainability: social sustainability, environmental sustainability and urban economic sustainability. This edited volume interrogates innovative solutions for sustainability in cities…

    eBook – 2018-11-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Black Politics in Transition: Immigration, Suburbanization, and Gentrification book cover

    Black Politics in Transition

    Immigration, Suburbanization, and Gentrification, 1st Edition

    Edited by Candis Watts Smith, Christina M. Greer

    Black Politics in Transition considers the impact of three transformative forces—immigration, suburbanization, and gentrification—on Black politics today. Demographic changes resulting from immigration and ethnic blending are dramatically affecting the character and identity of Black populations…

    eBook – 2018-10-17
    Routledge
    Race, Ethnicity, and Gender in Politics and Policy

  • 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

  • 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

  • Reading Architecture: Literary Imagination and Architectural Experience book cover

    Reading Architecture

    Literary Imagination and Architectural Experience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Angeliki Sioli, Yoonchun Jung

    Why write instead of draw when it comes to architecture? Why rely on literary pieces instead of architectural treatises and writings when it comes to the of study buildings and urban environments? Why rely on literary techniques and accounts instead of architectural practices and analysis when it…

    eBook – 2018-04-09
    Routledge

  • Children and the Geography of Violence: Why Space and Place Matter book cover

    Children and the Geography of Violence

    Why Space and Place Matter, 1st Edition

    By Sheridan Bartlett

    Violence sabotages development, both children’s development and the development of the communities and neighbourhoods they rely on. There is abundant evidence of the deep and lasting harm that can be done. Violence breaks bodies and minds and exerts an insidious influence at every level. The…

    eBook – 2017-09-19
    Routledge

  • City Unsilenced: Urban Resistance and Public Space in the Age of Shrinking Democracy book cover

    City Unsilenced

    Urban Resistance and Public Space in the Age of Shrinking Democracy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeffrey Hou, Sabine Knierbein

    What do the recent urban resistance tactics around the world have in common? What are the roles of public space in these movements? What are the implications of urban resistance for the remaking of public space in the "age of shrinking democracy"? To what extent do these resistances move from anti-…

    eBook – 2017-06-26
    Routledge

  • Facilitating Change through Intergroup Dialogue: Social Justice Advocacy in Practice book cover

    Facilitating Change through Intergroup Dialogue

    Social Justice Advocacy in Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kristie A. Ford

    In order both to prepare for an increasingly diverse society and to help students navigate diverse learning environments, many institutions of higher education have developed programs that support student learning and competencies around inter- and intra-group relations. Facilitating Change through…

    eBook – 2017-06-26
    Routledge

  • Reconnecting People and Water: Public Engagement and Sustainable Urban Water Management book cover

    Reconnecting People and Water

    Public Engagement and Sustainable Urban Water Management, 1st Edition

    By Liz Sharp

    Water management in industrialised western countries has long been seen as a technical process associated with pipes, drains and bureaucracies. This technical model of water management is now being questioned. This book examines the nature of contemporary water management and the…

    eBook – 2017-05-18
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

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