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  • Urban Planning After Disasters

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Olshansky

    This four-volume collection brings together the most important canonical and cutting-edge papers in the essential topic of planning after disasters. This is the first coherent academic reference work to date. These selections emphasize knowledge regarding reconstruction and recovery of communities…

    Hardback – 2016-11-24
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Built Environment

  • Public Space

    1st Edition

    Edited by Vikas Mehta

    By closely examining its public spaces, we can decipher the social, cultural and political life of a city. Public space is the arena for individual and group expression; a forum for dialogue, debate, and contestation; a space for conviviality, leisure, performance, and display; a place…

    Hardback – 2015-07-22
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Built Environment

  • Healthy Cities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jason Corburn

    While the fields of modern city planning and public health emerged together in the nineteenth century to address urban inequities and infectious diseases, they were largely disconnected for much of the twentieth century. In the twenty-first century, planning and public health are…

    Hardback – 2015-07-16
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Built Environment

  • Mobilities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ole B. Jensen

    The world is on the move. This is a widespread understanding by many inhabitants of contemporary society across the Globe. But what does it actually mean? During over one decade the ‘mobilities turn’ within the social sciences have provided a new set of insights into the repercussions of mobilities…

    Hardback – 2015-06-08
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Built Environment

  • City Resilience

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Burayidi

    Resilience is the ability of a city to bounce back from an unforeseen catastrophe. Resilient cities are able to snap back to their previous state after a disaster and even develop the capacity to withstand future shocks. Knowing what to do prior to, during and after a disaster is critical to the…

    Hardback – 2015-01-22
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Built Environment

  • Global Cities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Taylor, Jonathan V Beaverstock, Ben Derudder, James Faulconbridge, John Harrison, Michael Hoyler, Kathy Pain, Frank Witlox

    A striking consequence of contemporary globalization has been an increase in the importance and prestige of cities. Whereas only a generation or so ago cities were commonly viewed as ‘problems’, the sites of society’s ills, today they are more readily seen as ‘solutions’, places where twenty-first…

    Hardback – 2012-12-11
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Urban Studies

  • Urban Modelling

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alan Wilson

    The study of cities is one of the grand challenges of twenty-first-century science, and mathematical modelling—in this case, urban modelling—provides a crucial contribution to scholarly and practical projects fully to comprehend their workings, evolution, and associated planning problems. There…

    Hardback – 2012-09-08
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Urban Studies

  • The Making of Olympic Cities

    1st Edition

    Edited by John R. Gold, Margaret M. Gold

    In the first forty or so years following its revival at the end of the nineteenth century, the burdens placed on cities hosting a modern Olympic Games were relatively modest. However, as the Games have grown in size and stature, morphing from a small-scale summer festival into an intensively…

    Hardback – 2012-06-19
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Urban Studies

  • Urban Regeneration and Renewal

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Tallon

    The pursuit of regeneration and renewal has played an important role in the history and development of the world’s cities, and the theoretical and applied issues around these critical concepts are of increasing importance to governments and local populations, as well as to urban professionals and…

    Hardback – 2010-03-25
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Urban Studies

  • The City

    1st Edition

    Routledge Library Editions: The City reprints some of the most important works in urban studies published in the last century. It is broken down into thematic minisets which cover: urban planning urban geography sociology of cities urban economics the politics of cities cities in the developing…

    Hardback – 2006-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions

  • Urban Culture

    Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Jenks

    This collection is an interdisciplinary study focusing on the various cultural aspects of city life. The works included are drawn from a broad range of canonical and secondary sources and emphasise the 'new', covering modernist and postmodernist perspectives of urban culture. The collection is…

    Hardback – 2004-07-22
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies

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