Taylor & Francis India: Urban Politics

  • Planning and Managing Smaller Events: Downsizing the Urban Spectacle book cover

    Planning and Managing Smaller Events

    Downsizing the Urban Spectacle, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stefano Di Vita, Mark Wilson

    Planning and Managing Smaller Events: Downsizing the Urban Spectacle explores the role of smaller scale events in contributing to the renewal and development of urban societies. This book adopts a case study approach to examine a diverse range of events taking place in towns and cities in Europe,…

    Hardback – 2020-09-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Urban Ethics: Conflicts Over the Good and Proper Life in Cities book cover

    Urban Ethics

    Conflicts Over the Good and Proper Life in Cities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Moritz Ege, Johannes Moser

    This book delves into the ethical dimension of urban life: how should one live in the city? What constitutes a ‘good’ life under urban condition? Whose gets to live a ‘good’ life, and whose ideas of morality, propriety and ‘good’ prevail? What is the connection between the ‘good’ and the ‘just’ in…

    Hardback – 2020-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Macau 20 Years after the Handover: Changes and Challenges under “One Country, Two Systems” book cover

    Macau 20 Years after the Handover

    Changes and Challenges under “One Country, Two Systems”, 1st Edition

    Edited by Meng U Ieong

    This book outlines the major social and political changes in the city of Macau during its first 20 years under the “One Country, Two Systems” arrangement with Mainland China. Despite the longstanding image of Macau as Asia’s Las Vegas, it is a city that has changed a great deal since its return to…

    Hardback – 2020-07-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Nation-branding in Practice: The Politics of Promoting Sports, Cities and Universities in Kazakhstan and Qatar book cover

    Nation-branding in Practice

    The Politics of Promoting Sports, Cities and Universities in Kazakhstan and Qatar, 1st Edition

    By Kristin Anabel Eggeling

    This book investigates the political implications of country promotion through practices of ‘nation-branding’ by drawing on contemporary examples from the sports, urban development and higher education sector in Kazakhstan and Qatar. Nation-branding has emerged as a central practice of…

    Hardback – 2020-05-26 
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Law and the New Urban Agenda book cover

    Law and the New Urban Agenda

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nestor M. Davidson, Geeta Tewari

    The New Urban Agenda (NUA), adopted in 2016 at the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III) in Quito, Ecuador, represents a globally shared understanding of the vital link between urbanization and a sustainable future. At the heart of this new vision…

    Hardback – 2020-05-15 
    Routledge
    Juris Diversitas

  • The Cultural Politics of Urban Development in South Korea: Art, Memory and Urban Boosterism in Gwangju book cover

    The Cultural Politics of Urban Development in South Korea

    Art, Memory and Urban Boosterism in Gwangju, 1st Edition

    By HaeRan Shin

    This book analyses the cultural politics of urban development in Gwangju, South Korea, and illustrates the implementation of state-led arts-based urban boosterism efforts in the context of political trauma and the desire for economic growth. The book explores urban development that is complicated…

    Hardback – 2020-04-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Pacific Rim Geographies

  • Urban Change and Citizenship in Times of Crisis: 3 Volume Set book cover

    Urban Change and Citizenship in Times of Crisis

    3 Volume Set, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bryan S. Turner, Hannah Wolf, Gregor Fitzi, Juergen Mackert

    Urban Change and Citizenship in Times of Crisis addresses the fact that in the beginning of the twenty-first century the majority of the world’s population is urbanized, a social fact that has turned cities more than ever into focal sites of social change. Multiple economic and political strategies…

    Hardback – 2020-03-30
    Routledge

  • Urban Change and Citizenship in Times of Crisis: Volume 1: Theories and Concepts book cover

    Urban Change and Citizenship in Times of Crisis

    Volume 1: Theories and Concepts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bryan S. Turner, Hannah Wolf, Gregor Fitzi, Jürgen Mackert

    Urban Change and Citizenship in Times of Crisis addresses the fact that in the beginning of the twenty-first century the majority of the world’s population is urbanised, a social fact that has turned cities more than ever into focal sites of social change. Multiple economic and political strategies…

    Hardback – 2020-03-24
    Routledge

  • Urban Change and Citizenship in Times of Crisis: Volume 2: Urban Neo-liberalisation book cover

    Urban Change and Citizenship in Times of Crisis

    Volume 2: Urban Neo-liberalisation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bryan S. Turner, Hannah Wolf, Gregor Fitzi, Jürgen Mackert

    The contributions to Urban neo- liberalisation bring together critical analyses of the dynamics and processes neo- liberalism has facilitated in urban contexts. Recent developments, such as intensified economic investment and exposure to aggressive strategies of banks, hedge- funds and investors,…

    Hardback – 2020-03-24
    Routledge

  • Urban Change and Citizenship in Times of Crisis: Volume 3: Figurations of Conflict and Resistance book cover

    Urban Change and Citizenship in Times of Crisis

    Volume 3: Figurations of Conflict and Resistance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bryan S. Turner, Hannah Wolf, Gregor Fitzi, Jürgen Mackert

    At times of triumphant neo-liberalism cities increasingly become objects of financial speculation. Formally, social and political rights might not be abolished, yet factually they have become inaccessible for large parts of the population. The contributions gathered in this volume shed light on the…

    Hardback – 2020-03-24
    Routledge

  • Metropolis, Money and Markets: Brazilian Urban Financialization in Times of Re-emerging Global Finance book cover

    Metropolis, Money and Markets

    Brazilian Urban Financialization in Times of Re-emerging Global Finance, 1st Edition

    By Jeroen Klink

    This book explores the impact of finance on urban spaces as well as cities' role in the social constitution and dissemination of financial logistics and techniques. It brings together literature from different disciplinary areas to increase our understanding of financialization. It observes how…

    Hardback – 2020-02-21
    Routledge
    Global Urban Studies

  • Defining the Urban and Rural book cover

    Defining the Urban and Rural

    1st Edition

    By Valentina Cattivelli

    In recent years, new definitions of cities and countries and the regions within them have emerged. In particular, how a region comes to be considered as ‘rural’ or ‘urban’ or somewhere in between has been a subject of some debate. This has led to a drive to seek new territorial classification…

    Hardback – 2020-02-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

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