Paperbacks Direct: Urban Studies

  • Urban Life in Kingston Jamaica: The Culture and Class Ideology of Two Neighborhoods book cover

    Urban Life in Kingston Jamaica

    The Culture and Class Ideology of Two Neighborhoods, 1st Edition

    By Diane J. Austin

    This book, first published in 1984, recounts the daily life, the politics, religion and leisure pursuits of Jamaicans in working- and middle-class Kingston. The study is based upon the author’s observations of life in Selton Town and Vermount, two neighborhoods of Kingston, between 1971 and 1982.…

    Paperback – 2019-04-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • The Elderly in Poor Urban Neighborhoods book cover

    The Elderly in Poor Urban Neighborhoods

    1st Edition

    By Valerie Slaughter Brown

    First published in 1997. Considerable research has been done to identify neighbourhood influences on children’s affective states, motivation, and behaviour. This population, along with the elderly, are the nation’s largest dependent groups. In contrast, little research has been done to determine…

    Paperback – 2019-04-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Identity and Poverty: Defining a Sense of Self among Urban Adolescents book cover

    Identity and Poverty

    Defining a Sense of Self among Urban Adolescents, 1st Edition

    By Laura DeHaan, Shelley MacDermid

    This book, first published in 1996, examines an important developmental transition: the formation of identity, as well as the influence that having a well-developed identity may have, on a sample of adolescents living in urban Chicago. This study proposes that identity commitment, exploration, and…

    Paperback – 2019-04-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Development and the Rural-Urban Divide book cover

    Development and the Rural-Urban Divide

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Harriss, Mick Moore

    First published in 1984. It is widely acknowledged that rural-urban differences and interrelationships play an important role in the development process. Some theorists believe they are a primary cause of continuing poverty in poor nations. This volume of essays summarises and appraises theories of…

    Paperback – 2019-04-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • The Romance of Culture in an Urban Civilisation: Robert E. Park on Race and Ethnic Relations in Cities book cover

    The Romance of Culture in an Urban Civilisation

    Robert E. Park on Race and Ethnic Relations in Cities, 1st Edition

    By Barbara Ballis Lal

    In this book, originally published in 1990, the author presents a general, critical overview of Robert E. Park and the Chicago school of American sociology. Lal concentrates on the contribution that Park and those working within the Chicago school tradition have made to the area of urban race and…

    Paperback – 2019-04-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Managing the City: The Aims and Impacts of Urban Policy book cover

    Managing the City

    The Aims and Impacts of Urban Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian Robson

    This book, first published in 1987, addresses questions which have gained new importance in the light of the continuing erosion of the economic base and social stability of cities. The recurring riots in inner cities are but the outward manifestation of the profound collapse of the civic societies…

    Paperback – 2019-04-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Race and Gender Discrimination across Urban Labor Markets book cover

    Race and Gender Discrimination across Urban Labor Markets

    1st Edition

    By Susanne Schmitz

    This study, first published in 1996, investigates the effects that local labor market conditions may have on the economic status of women and blacks, relative to their white male counterparts. More precisely, it examines the impact that local labor market conditions have on estimates of labor…

    Paperback – 2019-04-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • The British New Towns: A Programme without a Policy book cover

    The British New Towns

    A Programme without a Policy, 1st Edition

    By Meryl Aldridge

    First published in 1979. Concern about the processes at work in Britain’s urban areas, coupled with steep declines in the population projections, led to a review of urban and regional policies in the mid-1970s, with major implications for the new towns as an element of national policy. The various…

    Paperback – 2019-04-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Concepts and Techniques in Urban Analysis book cover

    Concepts and Techniques in Urban Analysis

    1st Edition

    By 'Bola Ayeni

    This book, first published in 1979, discusses the concepts, models and techniques used in urban analysis and planning. This study reviews many of the older concepts and models of urban spatial structure, laying the foundations of analysis carried out in the later parts of the book. Topics such as…

    Paperback – 2019-04-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Leisure and Urban Processes: Critical Studies of Leisure Policy in Western European Cities book cover

    Leisure and Urban Processes

    Critical Studies of Leisure Policy in Western European Cities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Bramham, Ian Henry, Hans Mommaas, Hugo van der Poel

    First published in 1989. Focusing on leisure and policy in West European cities, this interdisciplinary study is written by leading policy analysts and academics from six European Community states: Belgium, France, Greece, Italy, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom. The emergence of leisure as…

    Paperback – 2019-04-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Operational Urban Models: An Introduction book cover

    Operational Urban Models

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By David Foot

    First published in 1981. Urban modelling techniques are an established tool in assessing the possible repercussions of major changes in land use. This book is an introductory guide to the various models that have been developed and to how they can be applied in planning practice, particularly with…

    Paperback – 2019-04-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Urban Ports and Harbor Management: Responding to Change along U.S. Waterfronts book cover

    Urban Ports and Harbor Management

    Responding to Change along U.S. Waterfronts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marc J. Hershman

    The essays in this book, first published in 1988, explore the changes that have occurred in the modern harbour in the 1970s and 1980s and the many roles of the public port in stimulating or responding to these changes. The goal of this study is to understand the modern harbour and public port and…

    Paperback – 2019-04-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

Product Search