• Heterotopia and the City: Public Space in a Postcivil Society book cover

    Heterotopia and the City

    Public Space in a Postcivil Society, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michiel Dehaene, Lieven De Cauter

    Heterotopia, literally meaning ‘other place’, is a rich concept in urban design that describes a space that is on the margins of ordered or civil society, and one that possesses multiple, fragmented or even incompatible meanings. The term has had an impact on architectural and urban theory since it…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26

  • People's Spaces: Coping, Familiarizing, Creating book cover

    People's Spaces

    Coping, Familiarizing, Creating, 1st Edition

    By Nihal Perera

    Who controls space? Powerful corporations, institutions, and individuals have great power to create physical and political space through income and influence. People’s Spaces attempts to understand the struggle between people and institutions in the spaces they make. Current literature on cities…

    Paperback – 2015-11-11

  • The City as Target book cover

    The City as Target

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ryan Bishop, Gregory Clancey, John W. Phillips

    Bringing together scholars from a diverse range of disciplines, The City as Target provides a sustained and critical response to the relationship between the concept of targeting (in its many forms) and notions of understanding, imagining and shaping the urban. Among the many spatial and graphic…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Postcolonial Politics

  • Governing Sustainable Urban Renewal: Partnerships in Action book cover

    Governing Sustainable Urban Renewal

    Partnerships in Action, 1st Edition

    By Rory Shand

    Environmental and sustainability issues are currently stretched by economic concerns and policy areas such as housing and education are therefore needed more than ever to help regenerate the social and urban environment. Governing Sustainable Urban Renewal: Partnerships in Action uses detailed case…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Chronotopes of Law: Jurisdiction, Scale and Governance book cover

    Chronotopes of Law

    Jurisdiction, Scale and Governance, 1st Edition

    By Mariana Valverde

    This book develops a new framework for analyzing the spatio-temporal workings of law and other forms of governance. Chronotopes of Law argues that studies of law and governance can be reinvigorated by drawing on a bundle of quite heterogenous analytical tools that do not have a single provenance or…

    Paperback – 2015-01-15
    Social Justice

  • Now Urbanism: The Future City is Here book cover

    Now Urbanism

    The Future City is Here, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeffrey Hou, Benjamin Spencer, Thaisa Way, Ken Yocom

    After more than a century of heroic urban visions, urban dwellers today live in suburban subdivisions, gated communities, edge cities, apartment towers, and slums. The contemporary cities we know are more often the embodiment of unexpected outcomes and unintended consequences rather than visionary…

    Paperback – 2014-11-28

  • The New Violent Cartography: Geo-Analysis after the Aesthetic Turn book cover

    The New Violent Cartography

    Geo-Analysis after the Aesthetic Turn, 1st Edition

    Edited by Samson Opondo, Michael J. Shapiro

    This edited volume seeks to propose and examine different, though related, critical responses to modern cultures of war among other cultural practices of statecraft. Taken together, these essays present a space of creative engagement with the political and draw on a broad range of cultural contexts…

    Paperback – 2014-03-21

  • Rethinking Feminist Interventions into the Urban book cover

    Rethinking Feminist Interventions into the Urban

    1st Edition

    Edited by Linda Peake, Martina Rieker

    In Rethinking Feminist Interventions into the Urban, Linda Peake and Martina Rieker embark on an ambitious project to explore the extent to which a feminist re-imagining of the twenty-first century city can form the core of a new emerging analytic of women and the neoliberal urban. In a world in…

    Paperback – 2013-05-17

  • Globalization, Modernity and the City book cover

    Globalization, Modernity and the City

    1st Edition

    By John Rennie Short

    We live in a world of big cities. Urbanization, globalization and modernization have received considerable attention but rarely are the connections and relations between them the subjects of similar attention. Cities are an integral part of the network of globalization and important sites of…

    Paperback – 2013-04-12
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • City Suburbs: Placing suburbia in a post-suburban world book cover

    City Suburbs

    Placing suburbia in a post-suburban world, 1st Edition

    By Alan Mace

    The majority of the world’s population is now urban, and for most this will mean a life lived in the suburbs. City Suburbs considers contemporary Anglo-American suburbia, drawing on research in outer London it looks at life on the edge of a world city from the perspective of residents. Interpreted…

    Paperback – 2013-02-11

  • Politics of Urbanism: Seeing Like a City book cover

    Politics of Urbanism

    Seeing Like a City, 1st Edition

    By Warren Magnusson

    To see like a city, rather than seeing like a state, is the key to understanding modern politics. In this book, Magnusson draws from theorists such as Weber, Wirth, Hayek, Jacobs, Sennett, and Foucault to articulate some of the ideas that we need to make sense of the city as a form of political…

    Paperback – 2012-12-17

  • Michael J. Shapiro: Discourse, Culture, Violence book cover

    Michael J. Shapiro

    Discourse, Culture, Violence, 1st Edition

    Edited by Terrell Carver, Samuel A. Chambers

    Michael J. Shapiro’s writings have been innovatory with respect to the phenomena he has taken to be political, and the concomitant array of methods that he has brilliantly mastered. This book draws from his vast output of articles, chapters and books to provide a thematic yet integrated account of…

    Paperback – 2012-04-23
    Routledge Innovators in Political Theory

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