• Narrative Environments and Experience Design: Space as a Medium of Communication book cover

    Narrative Environments and Experience Design

    Space as a Medium of Communication, 1st Edition

    By Tricia Austin

    This book argues narrative, people and place are inseparable and pursues the consequences of this insight through the design of narrative environments. This a new and distinct area of practice that weaves together and extends narrative theory, spatial theory and design theory. Examples of narrative…

    Hardback – 2020-05-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Design Studies

  • Sharing Mobilities: New Perspectives for the Mobile Risk Society book cover

    Sharing Mobilities

    New Perspectives for the Mobile Risk Society, 1st Edition

    Edited by Malene Freudendal-Pedersen, Sven Kesselring, Dennis Zuev

    Sharing Mobilities focuses on the emergence of future sustainable and collaborative mobility cultures. At the intersection of physical and virtual capacity and access to people, goods, ideas and services, this book poses fundamental challenges and opportunities for governance, economy, planning,…

    Hardback – 2020-04-29 
    Routledge
    Cosmobilities

  • Urban Neighbourhood Formations: Boundaries, Narrations and Intimacies book cover

    Urban Neighbourhood Formations

    Boundaries, Narrations and Intimacies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hilal Alkan, Nazan Maksudyan

    This book examines the formation of urban neighbourhoods in the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia. It departs from ‘neighbourhoods’ to consider identity, coexistence, solidarity, and violence in relations to a place.   Urban Neighbourhood Formations revolves around three major aspects of making…

    Hardback – 2020-04-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Community Development for Social Change book cover

    Community Development for Social Change

    1st Edition

    By Dave Beck, Rod Purcell

    Community Development for Social Change provides a comprehensive introduction to the theory and practice of community development and associated activities and discusses best practice from global experience and links that to the UK context. The book integrates the realities of practice to key…

    Paperback – 2020-03-25 
    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 logics and techniques. It brings together literatures from different disciplinary areas to increase our understanding of financialization. It observes how…

    Hardback – 2020-03-17 
    Routledge
    Global Urban Studies

  • Behavioural Science and Housing Decision Making: A Case Study Approach book cover

    Behavioural Science and Housing Decision Making

    A Case Study Approach, 1st Edition

    By Helen X. H. Bao

    This book takes a behavioural approach to examine six important housing questions: tenure decision making, neighbourhood decision making, housing prices, housing cycles, housing wealth effects, and housing satisfaction. Using experimental and field data, the book demonstrates the effects of six…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Urban Walls: Political and Cultural Meanings of Vertical Structures and Surfaces book cover

    Urban Walls

    Political and Cultural Meanings of Vertical Structures and Surfaces, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrea Mubi Brighenti, Mattias Kärrholm

    In recent years, an increasing number of separation walls have been built around the world. Walls built in urban areas are particularly striking in that they have exacted a heavy toll in terms of human suffering. As territorialising devices, walls can be protective, but the protection they grant is…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • The Routledge Handbook of Henri Lefebvre, The City and Urban Society book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Henri Lefebvre, The City and Urban Society

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael E. Leary-Owhin, John P. McCarthy

    The Routledge Handbook of Henri Lefebvre,The City and Urban Society is the first edited book to focus on Lefebvre's urban theories and ideas from a global perspective, making use of recent theoretical and empirical developments, with contributions from eminent as well as emergent global scholars.…

    Hardback – 2019-12-05
    Routledge

  • The City Symphony Phenomenon: Cinema, Art, and Urban Modernity Between the Wars book cover

    The City Symphony Phenomenon

    Cinema, Art, and Urban Modernity Between the Wars, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steven Jacobs, Eva Hielscher, Anthony Kinik

    The 1920s and 1930s saw the rise of the city symphony, an experimental film form that presented the city as protagonist instead of mere decor. Combining experimental, documentary, and narrative practices, these films were marked by a high level of abstraction reminiscent of high-modernist…

    Paperback – 2019-11-25
    Routledge
    AFI Film Readers

  • Spatial Practices: Modes of Action and Engagement with the City book cover

    Spatial Practices

    Modes of Action and Engagement with the City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melanie Dodd

    This book explores ‘spatial practices’, a loose and expandable set of approaches that embrace the political and the activist, the performative and the curatorial, the architectural and the urban. Acting upon and engaging with the public realm, the field of spatial practices allows people to…

    Paperback – 2019-11-20
    Routledge

  • Living Architecture, Living Cities: Soul-Nourishing Sustainability book cover

    Living Architecture, Living Cities

    Soul-Nourishing Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Day, Julie Gwilliam

    It’s widely accepted that our environment is in crisis. Less widely recognized is that three quarters of environmental damage is due to cities – the places where most of us live. As this powerful new book elucidates, global sustainability is therefore directly dependent on urban design. In Living…

    Paperback – 2019-11-20
    Routledge

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