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  • Soviet Urbanization book cover

    Soviet Urbanization

    1st Edition

    By Olga Medvedkov

    Originally published in 1990, Soviet Urbanization provides an assessment of Soviet urban systems. Drawing on her personal experiences at the Soviet Academy of Sciences and bringing with her much material otherwise unavailable in the West, the author analyses the structure of the Soviet urban…

    Paperback – 2019-12-30 
    Routledge Library Editions: Urbanization

  • Humanitarianism and the Quantification of Human Needs: Minimal Humanity book cover

    Humanitarianism and the Quantification of Human Needs

    Minimal Humanity, 1st Edition

    By Joël Glasman

    This book provides the first historical inquiry into the quantification of needs in humanitarian assistance. Ultimately the book argues that we cannot understand the global humanitarian aid movement, if we do not understand how humanitarian agencies made human suffering commensurable across borders…

    Paperback – 2019-12-27 

  • Routledge Revivals: Solar Energy (1979) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Solar Energy (1979)

    1st Edition

    By Daniel Behrman

    Originally published in 1979, Solar Energy provides a tour of the world of solar energy and asks two key questions: is solar energy the key to the future of our energy needs and what are the facts and potential of this source of renewable power. The book examines solar energy from the past to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-25 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Cities and Labour Immigration: Comparing Policy Responses in Amsterdam, Paris, Rome and Tel Aviv book cover

    Cities and Labour Immigration

    Comparing Policy Responses in Amsterdam, Paris, Rome and Tel Aviv, 1st Edition

    By Michael Alexander

    Using a unique analytical framework based on host-stranger relations, this book explores the response of cities to the arrival and settlement of labour immigrants. Comparing the local policies of four cities - Paris, Amsterdam, Rome and Tel Aviv - Michael Alexander charts the development of migrant…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Research in Migration and Ethnic Relations Series

  • Regional Development and Planning for the 21st Century: New Priorities, New Philosophies book cover

    Regional Development and Planning for the 21st Century

    New Priorities, New Philosophies, 1st Edition

    By Allen G. Noble, Frank J. Costa, Robert B. Kent

    Regional Development and Planning for the 21st Century examines a number of related themes including: the traditional approach of local and regional planning initiatives developed within the context of national goals; the current decline of bi-polar political and ideological blocs; political…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 

  • Civil Society and State Relations in Sweden book cover

    Civil Society and State Relations in Sweden

    1st Edition

    By Michele Micheletti

    Sweden, as many other prosperous nations, is presently reassessing its national goals, political culture and collective identity. Newer groups in society are demanding equal treatment, and others whose struggles for recognition are older and unwon, are successfully mobilizing support for political…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 

  • Living With Urban Environmental Health Risks: The Case of Ethiopia book cover

    Living With Urban Environmental Health Risks

    The Case of Ethiopia, 1st Edition

    By Girma Kebbede

    Although it still has a low urban population when compared with the rest of the world, Ethiopia nevertheless has been experiencing one of the most rapid urbanization processes of recent years. This rapid urban growth, however, has not been accompanied by a commensurate increase in basic…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 

  • Urban Growth and Innovation: Spatially Bounded Externalities in the Netherlands book cover

    Urban Growth and Innovation

    Spatially Bounded Externalities in the Netherlands, 1st Edition

    By Frank G. van Oort

    Knowledge externalities - i.e. intellectual gains made by exchange of information for which no direct compensation is given to the producer of the knowledge - result in higher economic growth rates across urban areas, as well as higher degrees of innovation intensity in those locations where…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 

  • Routledge Revivals: Behavioral Problems in Geography (1969): A Symposium book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Behavioral Problems in Geography (1969)

    A Symposium, 1st Edition

    By Kevin Cox, Reginald Golledge

    Originally published in 1969, Behavioral Problems in Geography unpacks and identifies elements of behavioral models and theories. The book seeks to examine their specific effects on spatial activity and to operationalize some of the concepts previously used in a subjective and descriptive manner.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Surfing and Sustainability book cover

    Surfing and Sustainability

    1st Edition

    By Gregory Borne

    Surfing and Sustainability presents a new way of understanding the impact of surfing on the environment, society and the economy, providing important insights into the field of sustainability and arguing that the activity of surfing offers a unique opportunity to explore the ambiguity of…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29 

  • The Nocturnal City book cover

    The Nocturnal City

    1st Edition

    By Robert Shaw

    Night is a foundational element of human and animal life on earth, but its interaction with the social world has undergone significant transformations during the era of globalization. As the economic activity of the ‘daytime’ city has advanced into the night, other uses of the night as a time for…

    Paperback – 2019-11-25 
    Routledge Research in Culture, Space and Identity

  • Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning 6: The Right to the City book cover

    Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning 6

    The Right to the City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Silver, Robert Freestone, Christophe Demaziere

    The Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning series offers a selection of some of the best scholarship in urban and regional planning from around the world. The internationally recognized authors of these award-winning papers take up a range of salient issues from the theory and practice of…

    Paperback – 2019-11-14
    Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning

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