Taylor & Francis India: Urban Studies

  • Transit Crime and Sexual Violence in Cities: International Evidence and Prevention book cover

    Transit Crime and Sexual Violence in Cities

    International Evidence and Prevention, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vania Ceccato, Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris

    How cities are planned and designed has a major impact on individuals’ mobility and safety. If individuals feel unsafe in public transportation or on the way to it, they may avoid certain routes or particular times of the day. This is problematic since research has also found that, in some cities,…

    Paperback – 2020-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Urban Watersheds: Geology, Contamination, Environmental Regulations, and Sustainability, Second Edition book cover

    Urban Watersheds

    Geology, Contamination, Environmental Regulations, and Sustainability, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Daniel T. Rogers

    With the continuing increase in population, more people are sharing the finite resources of the urban watershed, resulting in new and increasingly complex interactions between humans and the environment. Environmental contamination is a chronic problem—and an expensive one. In urban areas, water…

    Hardback – 2020-06-05 
    CRC Press

  • Urbanisation at Risk in the Pacific and Asia: Disasters, Climate Change and Resilience in the Built Environment book cover

    Urbanisation at Risk in the Pacific and Asia

    Disasters, Climate Change and Resilience in the Built Environment, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Sanderson, Laura Bruce

    This book presents practical approaches for tackling the threats from climate change and disasters to urban growth in Pacific island countries and Asian nations. With chapters written by leading scholars and practitioners, Urbanisation at Risk presents research and case studies from island…

    Paperback – 2020-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Estate Regeneration: Learning from the Past, Housing Communities of the Future book cover

    Estate Regeneration

    Learning from the Past, Housing Communities of the Future, 1st Edition

    By Brendan Kilpatrick, Manisha Patel

    One hundred years ago, the Addison Act created the circumstances for the large scale construction of municipal housing in the UK. This would lead to the most prolific phases of housing estate building the country has ever seen. The legacy of this historic period has been tackled for the last…

    Paperback – 2020-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Imagining Cities book cover

    Imagining Cities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sallie Westwood, John M Williams

    First published in 1997, Imagining Cities gives students access to the most exciting recent work on the city from within sociology, cultural studies and cultural geography. Contributions are grouped around four major themes: The theoretical imagination Ethnic diversity and the politics of…

    Paperback – 2020-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British Sociological Association

  • Transforming Cities: Contested Governance and New Spatial Divisions book cover

    Transforming Cities

    Contested Governance and New Spatial Divisions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nick Jewson, Susanne Macgregor

    Transforming Cities examines the profound changes that have characterised cities of the advanced capitalist societies in the final decades of the twentieth century. It analyses ways in which relationships of contest, conflict and co-operation are realised in and through the social and spatial forms…

    Paperback – 2020-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British Sociological Association

  • Sociology and Development book cover

    Sociology and Development

    1st Edition

    By Emanuel de Kadt, Gavin Williams

    Originally published in 1974 Sociology and Development are a selection papers from the British Sociological Association’s conference on development. The book combines both theoretical discussion and empirical material drawn from both urban and rural areas in Africa, Latin America, China, the USSR…

    Paperback – 2020-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British Sociological Association

  • Knowledge, Education, and Cultural Change: Papers in the Sociology of Education book cover

    Knowledge, Education, and Cultural Change

    Papers in the Sociology of Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Brown

    Originally published in 1973 Knowledge, Education and Cultural Change surveys the present state of the field of the sociology of education. The book addresses the claim that much of the research in the sociology of education should be extended to issues of wider theoretical significance, the book…

    Paperback – 2020-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British Sociological Association

  • Practical Handbook of Thematic Cartography: Principles, Methods, and Applications book cover

    Practical Handbook of Thematic Cartography

    Principles, Methods, and Applications, 1st Edition

    By Nicolas Lambert, Christine Zanin

    Maps are tools used to understand space, discover territories, communicate information, and explain the results of geographical analysis. This practical handbook is about thematic cartography. With more than 120 colorful extraordinary illustrations, numerous boxed texts, definitions and helpful…

    Hardback – 2020-05-18 
    CRC Press

  • Deeper City: Collective Intelligence and the Pathways from Smart to Wise book cover

    Deeper City

    Collective Intelligence and the Pathways from Smart to Wise, 1st Edition

    By Joe Ravetz

    Deeper City is the first major application of new thinking on ‘deeper complexity’, applied to grand challenges such as runaway urbanization, climate change, and rising inequality. The author provides a new framework for the collective intelligence – the capacity for learning and synergy – in…

    Paperback – 2020-05-14 
    Routledge

  • America's Suburban Centers: The Land Use-Transportation Link book cover

    America's Suburban Centers

    The Land Use-Transportation Link, 1st Edition

    By Robert Cervero

    Originally published in 1989, America’s Suburban Centers looks at how America’s suburban workplaces are being increasingly designed for automobiles rather than people. The emergence of sprawling office complexes devoid of housing, shops and other facilities is giving rise to regional congestion…

    Paperback – 2020-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Planning

  • Social Research Techniques for Planners book cover

    Social Research Techniques for Planners

    1st Edition

    By Thomas L. Burton, Gordon E. Cherry

    Originally published in 1970 Social Planning Techniques for Town Planners introduces social research methods for town planners. The book places an emphasis on social research within the planning process, and addresses the problem faced by the research worker at successive stages of a research…

    Paperback – 2020-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Planning

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