Routledge Research on Urban Asia

Routledge Research on Urban Asia publishes high quality, original scholarship on cities and urban areas in Asia The series welcomes research on the individual countries of Asia as well as comparative work from new and established scholars across the world. Themes include city cultures, urban policy and planning, megacities, urbanisation processes, sustainability, migrations and mobility, development patterns, civil society, politics and power, urban history, representations of the city, climate change, housing, gentrification and ghettoisation, social stratification and disaster risk.

Welcoming research from a wide range of disciplines, this series will be of interest to scholars of Asian Studies, Urban Studies, Sociology, Politics, Geography, Cultural Studies, History, Economics and Development Studies.

  • Time, Space and Capital in India

    Longing and Belonging in an Urban-Industrial Hinterland, 1st Edition

    By Atreyee Majumder

    At this western corner of the confluence of the Bay of Bengal and the busy river Hooghly, West Bengal in eastern India lies a geography that has hosted many outsiders – traders, merchants, colonial masters, missionaries and wanderers. This book is fundamentally concerned with the relations among…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30
    Routledge Research on Urban Asia

  • Jakarta

    Claiming spaces and rights in the city, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jorgen Hellman, Marie Thynell, Roanne van Voorst

    Jakarta is being transformed in an unknown speed and manner by new types of urban authorities and drivers of transformation. These actors are moving in a field of opportunity that was created by recent and severe changes in the economic, socio-political and natural environment of Jakarta.…

    Hardback – 2018-03-02
    Routledge Research on Urban Asia