E-books: Urban Studies

  • Urban Political Ecology in the Anthropo-obscene: Interruptions and Possibilities book cover

    Urban Political Ecology in the Anthropo-obscene

    Interruptions and Possibilities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Henrik Ernstson, Erik Swyngedouw

    Urban Political Ecology in the Anthropo-obscene: Interruptions and Possibilities centres on how to organize anew the articulation between emancipatory theory and political activism. Across its theoretical and empirical chapters, written by leading scholars from anthropology, geography, urban…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Questioning Cities

  • Architecture and Resilience: Interdisciplinary Dialogues book cover

    Architecture and Resilience

    Interdisciplinary Dialogues, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kim Trogal, Irena Bauman, Ranald Lawrence, Doina Petrescu

    Chapter 16 of this book is freely available as a downloadable Open Access PDF under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 3.0 license. https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/tandfbis/rt-files/docs/Open+Access+Chapters/9781138065802_oachapter16.pdf Resilience will be a defining…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • Planning, Housing and Infrastructure for Smart Villages book cover

    Planning, Housing and Infrastructure for Smart Villages

    1st Edition

    By Hemanta Doloi, Ray Green, Sally Donovan

    Some 7.3 billion people currently live on the planet. Of these, 3.4 billion live in rural areas. In just a few regions—Latin America, the Middle East and North Africa—less than 50 per cent of poverty is now located in rural areas. But for the rest of the world's regions between 55 per cent and 80…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    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

  • Driverless Urban Futures: A Speculative Atlas for Autonomous Vehicles book cover

    Driverless Urban Futures

    A Speculative Atlas for Autonomous Vehicles, 1st Edition

    By AnnaLisa Meyboom

    Since the industrial revolution, innovations in transportation technology have continued to re-shape the spatial organization and temporal occupation of the built environment. Today, autonomous vehicles (AVs, also referred to as self-driving cars) represent the next disruptive innovation in…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    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

  • Streets Reconsidered: Inclusive Design for the Public Realm book cover

    Streets Reconsidered

    Inclusive Design for the Public Realm, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Iacofano, Mukul Malhotra

    Streets Reconsidered is a fundamental rethinking of America's streets. It explores the future of streets and what America's roadways could be if they were designed for living, instead of just driving. The book includes: detailed design guidelines, fully illustrated, four color case studies of…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge

  • Creating Smart Cities book cover

    Creating Smart Cities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Claudio Coletta, Leighton Evans, Liam Heaphy, Rob Kitchin

    In cities around the world, digital technologies are utilized to manage city services and infrastructures, to govern urban life, to solve urban issues and to drive local and regional economies. While "smart city" advocates are keen to promote the benefits of smart urbanism – increased efficiency,…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Critical Infrastructure: Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, Fourth Edition book cover

    Critical Infrastructure

    Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, Fourth Edition, 4th Edition

    By Robert S. Radvanovsky, Allan McDougall

    This edition of Critical Infrastructure presents a culmination of ongoing research and real-work experience, building upon previous editions. Since the first edition of this work, the domain has seen significant evolutions in terms of operational needs, environmental challenges and threats – both…

    eBook – 2018-10-25
    CRC Press

  • Neighborhoods, Family, and Political Behavior in Urban America: Political Behavior & Orientations book cover

    Neighborhoods, Family, and Political Behavior in Urban America

    Political Behavior & Orientations, 1st Edition

    By Yvette Alex-Assensoh

    First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    eBook – 2018-10-24
    Routledge
    Contemporary Urban Affairs

  • Transport Revolutions: Moving People and Freight Without Oil book cover

    Transport Revolutions

    Moving People and Freight Without Oil, 2nd Edition

    By Richard Gilbert, Anthony Perl

    First released in 2007, the bestselling Transport Revolutions argued that land transport in the first half of the 21st century will feature at least two revolutions. One will involve the use of electric drives rather than internal combustion engines. Another will involve powering many of these…

    eBook – 2018-10-24
    Routledge

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