• Urban Theory Beyond the West: A World of Cities book cover

    Urban Theory Beyond the West

    A World of Cities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tim Edensor, Mark Jayne

    Since the late eighteenth century, academic engagement with political, economic, social, cultural and spatial changes in our cities has been dominated by theoretical frameworks crafted with reference to just a small number of cities.  This book offers an important antidote to the continuing…

    Paperback – 2011-11-10

  • Rights of Passage: Sidewalks and the Regulation of Public Flow book cover

    Rights of Passage

    Sidewalks and the Regulation of Public Flow, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas Blomley

    Rights of Passage: Sidewalks and the Regulation of Public Flow documents a powerful and under-researched form of urban governance that focuses on pedestrian flow. This logic, which Nicholas Blomley terms 'pedestrianism', values public space not in terms of its aesthetic merits, or its success in…

    Paperback – 2011-10-06
    Social Justice

  • Urban Assemblages: How Actor-Network Theory Changes Urban Studies book cover

    Urban Assemblages

    How Actor-Network Theory Changes Urban Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ignacio Farías, Thomas Bender

    This book takes it as a given that the city is made of multiple partially localized assemblages built of heterogeneous networks, spaces, and practices. The past century of urban studies has focused on various aspects—space, culture, politics, economy—but these too often address each domain and the…

    Paperback – 2011-08-17
    Questioning Cities

  • Material Powers: Cultural Studies, History and the Material Turn book cover

    Material Powers

    Cultural Studies, History and the Material Turn, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tony Bennett, Patrick Joyce

    This edited collection is a major contribution to the current development of a ‘material turn’ in the social sciences and humanities.  It does so by exploring new understandings of how power is made up and exercised by examining the role of material infrastructures in the organization of state…

    Paperback – 2010-10-04

  • The Time of the City: Politics, philosophy and genre book cover

    The Time of the City

    Politics, philosophy and genre, 1st Edition

    By Michael J Shapiro

    The Time of the City is a trans-disciplinary work with a focus on genre-city relationships as they articulate the micropolitics of urban life in diverse cities. Shifting the territorial emphasis of political studies from the mosaic of states to the global network of cities, the book draws on urban…

    Paperback – 2010-06-09

  • Intersections: Architectural Histories and Critical Theories book cover


    Architectural Histories and Critical Theories, 1st Edition

    Edited by Iain Borden, Jane Rendell

    Over the last decade, critical theories of different kinds have had an enormous impact on many different disciplines and practices. Intersections is the first book to survey comprehensively this impact on Architecture, providing sixteen essays that intersect a particular critical theory with…

    Paperback – 2000-08-17

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