Taylor & Francis India: Urban Studies

  • Urbanization in China: Town and Country in a Developing Economy 1949-2000 AD book cover

    Urbanization in China

    Town and Country in a Developing Economy 1949-2000 AD, 1st Edition

    By Richard J R Kirkby

    Originally published in 1985, Urbanisation in China is based on extensive original research and fieldwork, considers the whole problem of urbanisation in China. Starting with an outline of the pre-communist legacy, the author traces population changes and urban growth throughout the communist…

    Paperback – 2020-01-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

  • Signs of Change: Urban Iconographies in San Francisco, 1880-1915 book cover

    Signs of Change

    Urban Iconographies in San Francisco, 1880-1915, 1st Edition

    By Ron Robin

    Originally published in 1990, Signs of Change assess the people of San Francisco according to their own demonstrative standards through the visual symbols. Special attention is devoted to the visual perceptions of immigrants, those whose senses were not smothered by over-familiarity or protracted…

    Paperback – 2020-01-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

  • 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

  • Transport, Transgression and Politics in African Cities: The Rhythm of Chaos book cover

    Transport, Transgression and Politics in African Cities

    The Rhythm of Chaos, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel E. Agbiboa

    This collection of field-based case-studies examines the role and contributions of Africa’s informal public transport (also referred to as paratransit) to the production of city forms and urban economies, as well as the voices, experiences, and survival tactics of its poor and stigmatised workforce…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge
    Cities and Society

  • The American Urban Reader: History and Theory book cover

    The American Urban Reader

    History and Theory, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Lisa Krissoff Boehm, Steven H. Corey

    The American Urban Reader, Second Edition, brings together the most exciting and cutting-edge work on the history of urban forms and ways of life in the evolution of the United States, from pre-colonial Native American Indian cities, colonial European settlements, and western expansion, to rapidly…

    Paperback – 2020-01-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Readers in History

  • Urbanization, Regional Development and Governance in China book cover

    Urbanization, Regional Development and Governance in China

    1st Edition

    By Jianfa Shen

    Rapid urbanization in China in recent decades and the challenges of social and regional integration and governance have been issues of major concern. This book explores the course of urbanization and development in China over recent decades. It considers a range of issues including urbanization,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Green Infrastructure: Current Debates for Policy, Practice and Implementation book cover

    Green Infrastructure

    Current Debates for Policy, Practice and Implementation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ian C. Mell

    Our understandings of the landscapes around us are constantly changing. How we interact with, manage and value these spaces is important, as it helps us to ensure we live in attractive, functional and sustainable places. Green Infrastructure planning is the current ‘go-to’ approach in landscape…

    Paperback – 2019-12-18
    Routledge

  • Underground Urbanism book cover

    Underground Urbanism

    1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Reynolds

    Have you ever wondered what lies beneath the streets of your city? Do you picture, in isolation, a series of train tunnels and pipes? Or perhaps the foundations of tall buildings that lie scattered, like icebergs, beneath the surface? As our cities grow up, out, and down, it is time we better…

    Paperback – 2019-12-16
    Routledge

  • Crime, Bodies and Space: Towards an Ethical Approach to Urban Policies in the Information Age book cover

    Crime, Bodies and Space

    Towards an Ethical Approach to Urban Policies in the Information Age, 1st Edition

    By Miriam Tedeschi

    With cities increasingly following rigid rules for designing out crime and producing spaces under surveillance, this book asks how information shapes bodies, space, and, ultimately, policymaking. In recent years, public spaces have changed in Western countries, with the urban realm becoming an…

    Hardback – 2019-12-16
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • The Role of Art and Culture for Regional and Urban Resilience book cover

    The Role of Art and Culture for Regional and Urban Resilience

    1st Edition

    Edited by Philip Cooke, Luciana Lazzeretti

    This book analyses the influence of art and culture as an engine to promote the resilience of regional and urban economies. Under a multidiscplinary perspective, the book examines the contribution of some creative regions and cities as places in which processes of transformation, innovation and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-16
    Routledge

  • Irish Housing Design 1950 – 1980: Out of the Ordinary book cover

    Irish Housing Design 1950 – 1980

    Out of the Ordinary, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian Ward, Michael Pike, Gary Boyd

    This book examines the architectural design of housing projects in Ireland from the mid-twentieth century. This period represented a high point in the construction of the Welfare State project where the idea that architecture could and should shape and define community and social life was not yet…

    Hardback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • The Routledge Handbook of Urban Resilience book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Urban Resilience

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael A. Burayidi, Adriana Allen, John Twigg, Christine Wamsler

    This volume provides a comprehensive discussion and overview of urban resilience, including socio-ecological and economic hazard and disaster resilience. It provides a summary of state of the art thinking on resilience, the different approaches, tools and methodologies for understanding the subject…

    Hardback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

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