Taylor & Francis India: Urban Studies

  • Holford: A Study in Architecture, Planning and Civic Design book cover

    Holford

    A Study in Architecture, Planning and Civic Design, 1st Edition

    By Gordon E. Cherry, Leith Penny

    Originally published in 1986 Holford is not just a biography of a major architect, planner and civic designer. In describing the life and times of the man, the authors provide a fascinating analysis of the developments in British architecture and planning from the 1930s to the 1970s. The book…

    Hardback – 2019-08-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Routledge Handbook of People and Place in the 21st-Century City book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of People and Place in the 21st-Century City

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Bishop, Nancy Marshall

    Increasing urbanization and increasing urban density put enormous pressure on the relationships between people and place in cities. Built environment professionals must pay attention to the impact of people–place relationships in small- to large-scale urban initiatives. A small playground in a…

    Hardback – 2019-08-27
    Routledge

  • The Political Economy of Government Subsidised Housing in South Africa book cover

    The Political Economy of Government Subsidised Housing in South Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sithembiso Lindelihle Myeni, Andrew Okem

    This book unpacks the political economy of government subsidised housing programmes in South Africa. Exploring government policy towards subsidised housing in South Africa, this edited collection analyses various programmes, their shortcomings and potential options to address these weaknesses in…

    Hardback – 2019-08-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Political Economy of Africa

  • Young Adults in Urban China and Taiwan: Aspirations, Expectations, and Life Choices book cover

    Young Adults in Urban China and Taiwan

    Aspirations, Expectations, and Life Choices, 1st Edition

    By Désirée Remmert

    This book compares aspirations and life choices among educated young adults in urban China and Taiwan. As two places that share a cultural heritage but very different political and economic systems, it assesses how the socio-economic and political trajectories of China and Taiwan have influenced…

    Hardback – 2019-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

  • Understanding Crime in Villages-in-the-City in China: A Social and Behavioral Approach book cover

    Understanding Crime in Villages-in-the-City in China

    A Social and Behavioral Approach, 1st Edition

    By Zhanguo Liu, T. Wing Lo

    Rapid urbanization of economic zones in China has resulted in a special social phenomenon: "villages-in-the-city." Underdeveloped villages are absorbed during the expansion of urban areas, while retaining their rustic characteristics. Due to the rural characteristics of these areas, social security…

    Hardback – 2019-08-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Behavioural Sciences

  • Collaborative Environmental Governance Frameworks: A Practical Guide book cover

    Collaborative Environmental Governance Frameworks

    A Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    By Timothy Gieseke

    This book takes a practical approach to understanding and describing collaborative governance for resolving environmental problems. It introduces a new collaborative governance assessment model and recognizes that collaborations are a natural result of organizations converging around complex issues…

    Paperback – 2019-08-21
    CRC Press

  • Eventscapes: Transforming Place, Space and Experiences book cover

    Eventscapes

    Transforming Place, Space and Experiences, 1st Edition

    By Graham Brown

    Eventscapes: Transforming Place, Space and Experiences directly examines the interrelation between events’ simultaneous dependence on and transformation of the places in which they are held. This event–environment nexus is analysed through a variety of international case studies including different…

    Paperback – 2019-08-16
    Routledge

  • Ruined Skylines: Aesthetics, Politics and London's Towering Cityscape book cover

    Ruined Skylines

    Aesthetics, Politics and London's Towering Cityscape, 1st Edition

    By Günter Gassner

    This book examines the skyline as a space for radical urban politics. Focusing on the relationship between aesthetics and politics in London’s tall-building boom, it develops a critique of the construction of more and more speculative towers as well as a critique of the claim that these buildings…

    Hardback – 2019-08-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Theories of Culture book cover

    Theories of Culture

    1st Edition

    By Arnold Groh

    This authoritative but concise guide describes the most significant cultural theories from the 19th to the 21st century and their originators, as well as the links between them and their mutual influences. This guide explores ideas around what culture is, when and why cultures change…

    Paperback – 2019-08-13
    Routledge

  • Gender, Space and City Bankers book cover

    Gender, Space and City Bankers

    1st Edition

    By Helen Longlands

    Gendered processes of globalisation, transnationalisation and urbanisation are increasing local and global inequalities and widening the gap between the rich and the poor. The global finance industry plays a key role in these processes, directing its operations from local command points in global…

    Hardback – 2019-08-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • Civic Spaces and Desire book cover

    Civic Spaces and Desire

    1st Edition

    Edited by Charles Drozynski, Diana Beljaars

    Civic Spaces and Desire presents an original and critical appraisal of civic spaces for a novel theoretical intersection of architecture and human geography. The authors address civic spaces that embody a strong moral code, such as a remembrance park or a casino, in various places in the United…

    Paperback – 2019-08-13
    Routledge

  • Tourism and Urban Regeneration: Processes Compressed in Time and Space book cover

    Tourism and Urban Regeneration

    Processes Compressed in Time and Space, 1st Edition

    By Alberto Amore

    Tourism and Urban Regeneration: Processes Compressed in Time and Space presents the global phenomenon of tourism and urban regeneration through the contemporary frames of spatial planning theory, metagovernance, resilience and disaster capitalism. Drawing upon cases from several cities around the…

    Hardback – 2019-08-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Tourism and Hospitality

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