E-books: Cities & Infrastructure

  • 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

  • Between Bohemia and Suburbia: Boburbia in the USA book cover

    Between Bohemia and Suburbia

    Boburbia in the USA, 1st Edition

    By William J. Weston

    This book identifies a distinctive kind of urban neighborhood that is on the rise throughout the USA, the dense, walkable, mixed-use bourgeois-bohemian suburb or the "boburb." It looks at case studies of areas to live in Louisville, Kentucky. Based on scores of interviews with college…

    eBook – 2019-04-16
    Routledge
    Questioning Cities

  • Capital Cities and Urban Sustainability book cover

    Capital Cities and Urban Sustainability

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert W. Orttung

    Capital Cities and Urban Sustainability examines how capital cities use their unique hub resources to develop and disseminate innovative policy solutions to promote sustainability. Cities are taking a leading role in defining a sustainable future at a time when national, state, and regional…

    eBook – 2019-03-25
    Routledge
    Advances in Urban Sustainability

  • International Housing Market Experience and Implications for China book cover

    International Housing Market Experience and Implications for China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca L. H. Chiu, Zhi Liu, Bertrand Renaud

    Recent rapid housing market expansion in China is presenting new challenges for policy makers, planners, business people, and citizens. Now that housing in middle-income China is driven by consumer choices and is no longer dominated by state policy decisions, housing policy issues in Chinese cities…

    eBook – 2019-03-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in International Real Estate

  • Citizenship and Infrastructure: Practices and Identities of Citizens and the State book cover

    Citizenship and Infrastructure

    Practices and Identities of Citizens and the State, 1st Edition

    Edited by Charlotte Lemanski

    This book brings together insights from leading urban scholars and explicitly develops the connections between infrastructure and citizenship. It demonstrates the ways in which adopting an ‘infrastructural citizenship’ lens illuminates a broader understanding of the material and civic nature of…

    eBook – 2019-02-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Bicycle Utopias: Imagining Fast and Slow Cycling Futures book cover

    Bicycle Utopias

    Imagining Fast and Slow Cycling Futures, 1st Edition

    By Cosmin Popan

    Bicycle Utopias investigates the future of urban mobilities and post-car societies, arguing that the bicycle can become the nexus around which most human movement will revolve. Drawing on literature on post-car futures (Urry 2007; Dennis and Urry 2009), transition theory (Geels et al. 2012) and…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge
    Changing Mobilities

  • Megacity Seoul: Urbanization and the Development of Modern South Korea book cover

    Megacity Seoul

    Urbanization and the Development of Modern South Korea, 1st Edition

    By Yu-Min Joo

    In Asia, there are a growing number of gigantic megacities, accompanied by a series of speculative and extravagant megaprojects. Amid the fast-paced urban and development challenges, many Asian governments have been searching for replicable and inspirational cases in Asia. South Korea and…

    eBook – 2018-12-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

  • The Politics of Urban Sustainability Transitions: Knowledge, Power and Governance book cover

    The Politics of Urban Sustainability Transitions

    Knowledge, Power and Governance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jens Stissing Jensen, Matthew Cashmore, Philipp Späth

    Cities, the world over, are increasingly recognised to be both a principal source of the environmental and social sustainability challenges facing contemporary society and a critical site for addressing these challenges. Socio-technical systems are at the heart of these challenges as they configure…

    eBook – 2018-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sustainable Urbanism

  • Twin Cities: Urban Communities, Borders and Relationships over Time book cover

    Twin Cities

    Urban Communities, Borders and Relationships over Time, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Garrard, Ekaterina Mikhailova

    This dynamic international collection provides a comprehensive overview of twin cities on administrative and international borders across the world. Drawing on contemporary and historical examples, it documents constant and changing features of twinned communities over time. The chapters explore a…

    eBook – 2018-10-03
    Routledge
    Global Urban Studies

  • Vernacular Regeneration: Low-income Housing, Private Policing and Urban Transformation in inner-city Johannesburg book cover

    Vernacular Regeneration

    Low-income Housing, Private Policing and Urban Transformation in inner-city Johannesburg, 1st Edition

    By Aidan Mosselson

    Urban regeneration is currently taking place in inner-city Johannesburg. This book presents an alternative, multi-layered account for reading the process of urban change and renewal. The provision of social and affordable housing and the spread of private security are explored through the lenses of…

    eBook – 2018-09-13
    Routledge

  • Spaces of Congestion and Traffic: Politics and Technologies in Twentieth-Century London book cover

    Spaces of Congestion and Traffic

    Politics and Technologies in Twentieth-Century London, 1st Edition

    By David Rooney

    This book provides a political history of urban traffic congestion in the twentieth century, and explores how and why experts from a range of professional disciplines have attempted to solve what they have called ‘the traffic problem’. It draws on case studies of historical traffic projects in…

    eBook – 2018-09-03
    Routledge
    Transport and Mobility

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