Taylor & Francis India: Urban Studies

  • Race, Faith and Planning in Britain book cover

    Race, Faith and Planning in Britain

    1st Edition

    By Richard Gale, Huw Thomas

    Race, Faith and Planning in Britain adopts a critical race theory perspective to analyse and discuss challenges of planning in contemporary multi-ethnic Britain. Exploring how planning is affected by and affects the racialization of social relations, this book charts the history of the UK planning…

    Hardback – 2020-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • 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

  • Female Chinese Bankers in the Asia Pacific: Gender, Mobility and Opportunity book cover

    Female Chinese Bankers in the Asia Pacific

    Gender, Mobility and Opportunity, 1st Edition

    By Wai-wan Vivien Chan

    This book explores the simultaneous Asianisation and feminisation of mid-level management in the financial services sector in world and global cities in the Asia-Pacific. Chan draws on 50 in-depth interviews with ethnically Chinese female professionals working in middle or upper management…

    Hardback – 2020-09-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • Film Noir and Los Angeles: Urban History and the Dark Imaginary book cover

    Film Noir and Los Angeles

    Urban History and the Dark Imaginary, 1st Edition

    By Sean W. Maher

    This book combines urban theory with film studies and cultural theory to explore how twentieth century Los Angeles is configured through the lens of film noir.   The author examines how an alternate spatial and urban history of Los Angeles is forged through the fictional modes of detective fiction…

    Hardback – 2020-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Urban Art and the City: Creating, Destroying, and Reclaiming the Sublime book cover

    Urban Art and the City

    Creating, Destroying, and Reclaiming the Sublime, 1st Edition

    Edited by Argyro Loukaki

    This book offers original interdisciplinary insights into cities as a diachronic creation of urban art. It engages in a sequence of historical perspectives to examine urban space as an object of apparent quasi-cycles and processes of constitution, exaltation, imitation, contestation and redemption…

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

  • Affective Architectures: More-Than-Representational Geographies of Heritage book cover

    Affective Architectures

    More-Than-Representational Geographies of Heritage, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jacque Micieli-Voutsinas, Angela M. Person

    How do places manipulate our emotions? How are spaces affectious in their articulation and design? This book provides theoretical frameworks for exploring affective dimensions of architectural sites based on the notion that heritage, as an embodied experience, is embedded in places and spaces.…

    Hardback – 2020-09-01 
    Routledge
    Critical Studies in Heritage, Emotion and Affect

  • 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

  • The Phenomenology of Traffic: Experiencing Mobility in Ho Chi Minh City book cover

    The Phenomenology of Traffic

    Experiencing Mobility in Ho Chi Minh City, 1st Edition

    By Glenn Wyatt

    The book delves into the affective, embodied, and sensory dimensions of traffic and urban mobility. It brings together key phenomenological and post-phenomenological readings to challenge taken for granted assumptions of urban traffic. Through the experiences of traffic users in Ho Chi Minh City,…

    Hardback – 2020-09-01 
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    Ambiances, Atmospheres and Sensory Experiences of Spaces

  • Trans Vitalities: Mapping Ethnographies of Trans Social and Political Coalitions book cover

    Trans Vitalities

    Mapping Ethnographies of Trans Social and Political Coalitions, 1st Edition

    By Elijah Adiv Edelman

    This book applies a framework of ‘trans vitalities’ through an ethnographically-anchored exploration of trans coalitional labor and activism in Washington, D.C. Specifically, it considers how trans social justice work at the local level and exemplifies why and how the notions of ‘trans community’…

    Hardback – 2020-08-17 
    Routledge
    Theorizing Ethnography

  • An Ottoman Era Town in the Balkans: The Case Study of Kavala book cover

    An Ottoman Era Town in the Balkans

    The Case Study of Kavala, 1st Edition

    By Velika Ivkovska

    An Ottoman Era Town in the Balkans presents the town of Kavala in northern Greece as an example of Ottoman urban and residential development, covering the long period of Kavala’s expansion over five centuries under Ottoman rule. Kavala was part of the Ottoman Empire from 1387 to 1912. In the middle…

    Hardback – 2020-08-10 
    Routledge
    Birmingham Byzantine and Ottoman Studies

  • Studies on the Social Construction of Identity and Authenticity book cover

    Studies on the Social Construction of Identity and Authenticity

    1st Edition

    Edited by J. Patrick Williams, Kaylan C. Schwarz

    As identity and authenticity discourses increasingly saturate everyday life, so too have these concepts spread across the humanities and social sciences literatures. Many scholars may be interested in identity and authenticity, but lack knowledge of paradigmatic or disciplinary approaches to these…

    Hardback – 2020-08-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • The Construction Precariat: Dependence, Domination and Labour in Dhaka book cover

    The Construction Precariat

    Dependence, Domination and Labour in Dhaka, 1st Edition

    By Selim Reza

    Positioned within the discourse of neoliberalism and precarious work, this book draws on Standing’s notion of ‘the precariat’ in an examination of the role of individual recruiters as the key actors in labour recruitment and management practices that produce precarious work conditions. Based on…

    Hardback – 2020-07-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Work, Professions and Organisations

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