• The Modern Urban Landscape (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    The Modern Urban Landscape (Routledge Revivals)

    By Edward Relph

    First published in 1987, this book provides a wide-ranging account of how modern cities have come to look as they do — differing radically from their predecessors in their scale, style, details and meanings. It uses many illustrations and examples to explore the origins and development of specific…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Culture and Economy: Contemporary Perspectives book cover

    Culture and Economy

    Contemporary Perspectives

    Edited by Ullrich Kockel

    This title was first published in 2002. For many regions, 'culture' is considered the only viable resource they have for economic development. Neo-liberalist economics has become the dominant paradigm across a wide range of cultural contexts, while the cultural contingency of this paradigm itself…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Globalizing Chinese Migration: Trends in Europe and Asia book cover

    Globalizing Chinese Migration

    Trends in Europe and Asia

    By Pál Nyíri, Igor Saveliev

    This title was first published in 2003. Globalizing Chinese Migration is the first volume to deal comprehensively with the most recent wave of the migration from the People's Republic of China to Europe and Asia. By analyzing the Chinese state’s role in this migration, the authors dismiss as…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Decollectivisation, Destruction and Disillusionment: A Community Study in Southern Estonia book cover

    Decollectivisation, Destruction and Disillusionment

    A Community Study in Southern Estonia

    By Ilkka Alanen, Jouko Nikula, Rein Ruutsoo

    This title was first published in 2001. A depiction of the decollectivization process of agriculture and the rebirth of capitalistic relations in Southern Estonia - with all their consequences at various levels of social structure and social relations.…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Road Haulage by Motor in Britain: The First Forty Years book cover

    Road Haulage by Motor in Britain

    The First Forty Years

    By Thomas Gibson

    This title was first published in 2001. A general introduction to the study of motorised road haulage in Britain from its beginng up to the outbreak of the Second World War (1904-1940). Filling a gap in market, this is the first work to offer a broad survey into the subject, and is intended to…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Planning in the UK: Agendas for the New Millennium book cover

    Planning in the UK

    Agendas for the New Millennium

    By Andy Thornley

    Edited by Yvonne Rydin

    This title was first published in 2003:The advent of the Labour government in 1997 provoked major change in the political landscape of the UK. Priorities changed and different themes moved to the top of the agenda such as local democracy, community, transparency, sustainability and co-ordinated or…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Vegetal Politics: Belonging, practices and places book cover

    Vegetal Politics

    Belonging, practices and places

    Edited by Lesley Head, Jennifer Atchison, Catherine Phillips, Kathleen Buckingham

    Cultural geography has a long and proud tradition of research into human–plant relations. However, until recently, that tradition has been somewhat disconnected from conceptual advances in the social sciences, even those to which cultural geographers have made significant contributions. With a…

    Paperback – 2017-09-24 
    Routledge

  • The Architecture of Home in Cairo: Socio-Spatial Practice of the Hawari's Everyday Life book cover

    The Architecture of Home in Cairo

    Socio-Spatial Practice of the Hawari's Everyday Life

    By Mohamed Gamal Abdelmonem

    The hawari of Cairo - narrow non-straight alleyways - are the basic urban units that have formed the medieval city since its foundation back in 969 AD. Until early in the C20th, they made up the primary urban divisions of the city and were residential in nature. Contemporary hawari, by contrast,…

    Paperback – 2017-09-23 
    Routledge

  • The Architecture of the Illusive Distance book cover

    The Architecture of the Illusive Distance

    By Amir H. Ameri

    Focusing on three secular institutional building types: libraries, museums, and cinemas, this book explores the intricate interplay between culture and architecture. It explores the cultural imperatives which have seen to the formation of these institutions, the development of their architecture,…

    Paperback – 2017-09-23 
    Routledge

  • Phenomenologies of the City: Studies in the History and Philosophy of Architecture book cover

    Phenomenologies of the City

    Studies in the History and Philosophy of Architecture

    By Henriette Steiner, Maximilian Sternberg

    Phenomenologies of the City: Studies in the History and Philosophy of Architecture brings architecture and urbanism into dialogue with phenomenology. Phenomenology has informed debate about the city from social sciences to cultural studies. Within architecture, however, phenomenological inquiry has…

    Paperback – 2017-09-23 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Courtyard Housing for Health and Happiness: Architectural Multiculturalism in North America book cover

    Courtyard Housing for Health and Happiness

    Architectural Multiculturalism in North America

    By Donia Zhang

    Health and happiness are fundamental to human quality of life. The United Nations World Happiness Report 2012 reflects a new worldwide call for governments to include happiness as a criterion to their policies. The Healthy Cities or Happy Cities movement has been endorsed by the WHO since 1986, and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-23 
    Routledge

  • The Changing Image of Affordable Housing: Design, Gentrification and Community in Canada and Europe book cover

    The Changing Image of Affordable Housing

    Design, Gentrification and Community in Canada and Europe

    By Ulduz Maschaykh

    Illustrated by a range of case studies of affordable housing options in Canada, this book examines the liveability and affordability of twenty-first-century residential architecture. Focussing on the architects’ and communities’ commitment to these housing programmes, as well as that of the private…

    Paperback – 2017-09-23 
    Routledge

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