E-books: Urban Studies

  • Data and the City book cover

    Data and the City

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rob Kitchin, Tracey P. Lauriault, Gavin McArdle

    There is a long history of governments, businesses, science and citizens producing and utilizing data in order to monitor, regulate, profit from and make sense of the urban world. Recently, we have entered the age of big data, and now many aspects of everyday urban life are being captured as data…

    eBook – 2017-08-15
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Creating Better Cities with Children and Youth: A Manual for Participation book cover

    Creating Better Cities with Children and Youth

    A Manual for Participation, 1st Edition

    By David Driskell

    Creating Better Cities with Children and Youth is a practical manual on how to conceptualize, structure and facilitate the participation of young people in the community development process. It is an important tool for urban planners, municipal officials, community development staff,…

    eBook – 2017-07-28
    Routledge

  • New Financial Strategies for Sustainable Buildings: Practical Guidance for Built Environment Professionals book cover

    New Financial Strategies for Sustainable Buildings

    Practical Guidance for Built Environment Professionals, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Finnegan

    Built environment professionals considering whether to embark on the design and construction or retrofit of a fully ‘sustainable’ or ‘green’ build need to know the financial implications of their decisions. What are their financial options? What are the risks? This book offers practical guidance on…

    eBook – 2017-07-20
    Routledge

  • The Scottish Economy: A Living Book book cover

    The Scottish Economy

    A Living Book, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kenneth Gibb, Duncan Maclennan, Des McNulty, Michael Comerford

    The Scottish economy is at the heart of contemporary constitutional and public policy debates. This substantial new edited collection, the first comprehensive and authoritative analysis for more than 60 years, is a timely update on the classic volume of the same name edited by Sir Alec Cairncross…

    eBook – 2017-07-06
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Growing Compact: Urban Form, Density and Sustainability book cover

    Growing Compact

    Urban Form, Density and Sustainability, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joo Hwa P. Bay, Steffen Lehmann

    Growing Compact: Urban Form, Density and Sustainability explores and unravels the phenomena, links and benefits between density, compactness and the sustainability of cities. It looks at the socio-climatic implications of density and takes a more holistic approach to sustainable urbanism by…

    eBook – 2017-07-06
    Routledge
    Earthscan Series on Sustainable Design

  • The Contemporary Soviet City book cover

    The Contemporary Soviet City

    1st Edition

    By Henry W. Morton, Robert C. Stuart

    This anthology of short stories reflects the writers' shared core experience of Korea's trajectory from an inward-looking feudal state, through Japanese colony and battle-ground for the Korean War, to a modernizing society. Three stories have been added to the original edition.…

    eBook – 2017-07-05
    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

  • Costs of Sprawl book cover

    Costs of Sprawl

    1st Edition

    By Reid Ewing, Shima Hamidi

    Across the nation, the debate over metropolitan sprawl and its impact has become pivotal to urban planning. A decade and a half ago, Smart Growth America and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency sought to raise the level of the debate by sponsoring groundbreaking research to quantitatively…

    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

  • Designing Cities with Children and Young People: Beyond Playgrounds and Skate Parks book cover

    Designing Cities with Children and Young People

    Beyond Playgrounds and Skate Parks, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Bishop, Linda Corkery

    Designing Cities with Children and Young People focuses on promoting better outcomes in the built environment for children and young people in cities across the world. This book presents the experience of practitioners and researchers who actively advocate for and participate with children and…

    eBook – 2017-05-25
    Routledge

  • Inhabitable Infrastructures: Science fiction or urban future? book cover

    Inhabitable Infrastructures

    Science fiction or urban future?, 1st Edition

    By CJ Lim

    Inhabitable Infrastructures: Science fiction or urban future?, the follow up to Food City and Smartcities and Eco-Warriors, from one of the world’s leading urban design and architectural thinkers, explores the potential of climate change-related multi-use infrastructures that address the…

    eBook – 2017-05-25
    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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