E-books: Urban Studies

  • 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

  • Crafting Form-Based Codes: Resilient Design, Policy, and Regulation book cover

    Crafting Form-Based Codes

    Resilient Design, Policy, and Regulation, 1st Edition

    By Korkut Onaran

    This book is for the well-meaning idealists – city planners, urban designers, municipalities, and developers – who are frustrated working within the messy political environments of local democracies. It provides practical tools for crafting form-based rules that can facilitate effective…

    eBook – 2018-10-09
    Routledge

  • Inside Smart Cities: Place, Politics and Urban Innovation book cover

    Inside Smart Cities

    Place, Politics and Urban Innovation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Karvonen, Federico Cugurullo, Federico Caprotti

    The era of the smart city has arrived. Only a decade ago, the promise of optimising urban services through the widespread application of information and communication technologies was largely a techno-utopian fantasy. Today, smart urbanisation is occurring via urban projects, policies and visions…

    eBook – 2018-10-03
    Routledge

  • High Rise and Fall: The Making of the European Real Estate Industry book cover

    High Rise and Fall

    The Making of the European Real Estate Industry, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Carpenter

    High Rise and Fall tells the story of how the European commercial property industry transformed from a local, small-scale business to an international, financially sophisticated, multi-billion-euro industry that was ultimately devastated by the 2008 crash. Drawing on her experience as…

    eBook – 2018-09-21
    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

  • Plants and Human Conflict book cover

    Plants and Human Conflict

    1st Edition

    By Eran Pichersky

    Perhaps the least appreciated dramatis personae in human history are plants. Humans, like all other animals, cannot produce their own food as plants do through photosynthesis, and must therefore acquire organic material for survival and growth by eating plants or by eating other animals that eat…

    eBook – 2018-07-27
    CRC Press

  • Real Estate and GIS: The Application of Mapping Technologies book cover

    Real Estate and GIS

    The Application of Mapping Technologies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Reed, Chris Pettit

    Real Estate and GIS focuses on the application of geographic information systems (GIS) and mapping technologies in the expanding property and real estate discipline. Whilst a thorough understanding of location is understood to be fundamental to the property discipline, real estate professionals and…

    eBook – 2018-07-17
    Routledge

  • Using Collective Impact to Bring Community Change book cover

    Using Collective Impact to Bring Community Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by Norman Walzer, Liz Weaver

    Collective Impact as a tool to bring about community change has seen remarkable growth in usage since 2011. Collective Impact has been used successfully with a variety of local issues and has raised the consciousness of how community groups interact as well as the approaches that can lead to…

    eBook – 2018-07-17
    Routledge
    Community Development Research and Practice Series

  • Suburbia Reimagined: Ageing and Increasing Populations in the Low-Rise City book cover

    Suburbia Reimagined

    Ageing and Increasing Populations in the Low-Rise City, 1st Edition

    By Leon van Schaik, Nigel Bertram

    Worldwide, more and more people are living in cities, with suburbs conceived as appendages to the city, rather than being part of the city system, which is densely populated and offers a full range of services. But suburbs are not the city spread too thin, and in fact hold potential for a…

    eBook – 2018-07-16
    Routledge

  • Revitalizing Urban Waterway Communities: Streams of Environmental Justice book cover

    Revitalizing Urban Waterway Communities

    Streams of Environmental Justice, 1st Edition

    By Richard Smardon, Sharon Moran, April Karen Baptiste

    The revitalizing and restoration of rivers, creeks and streams is a major focus of urban conservation activity throughout North America and Europe. This book presents models and examples for organizing multiple stakeholders for purposes of waterway revitalization—if not restoration—within a context…

    eBook – 2018-06-14
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • 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

  • Urban Latin America: Images, Words, Flows and the Built Environment book cover

    Urban Latin America

    Images, Words, Flows and the Built Environment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bianca Freire-Medeiros, Julia O'Donnell

    Urban Latin America explores the relationship between images, words and the built environment using an engaging variety of methods and sources, with a timely emphasis on comparative studies. The book brings together scholars with various disciplinary backgrounds and theoretical affiliations who…

    eBook – 2018-05-15
    Routledge
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