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  • Religion and Urbanism

    Reconceptualising sustainable cities for South Asia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yamini Narayanan

    Conceptions of 'sustainable cities' in the pluralistic and multireligious urban settlements of developing nations need to develop out of local cultural, religious and historical contexts to be inclusive and accurately respond to the needs of the poor, ethnic and religious minorities, and women.…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • New Urban Geographies of the Creative and Knowledge Economies

    Foregrounding Innovative Productions, Workplaces and Public Policies in Contemporary Cities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Simonetta Armondi, Stefano Di Vita

    The temporal and spatial intersection of information and telecommunication technologies, creative and knowledge economies, and related new manufacturing systems, has been leading to significant effects on urban socioeconomic and spatial configurations and public policies. Specifically, the…

    Hardback – 2018-04-24
    Routledge

  • Hosting the Olympic Games

    The Real Costs for Cities, 1st Edition

    By John Rennie Short

    Hosting the Olympic Games reveals the true costs involved for the cities that hold these large-scale sporting events. It uncovers the financing of the Games, reviewing existing studies to evaluate the costs and benefits, and draws on case study experiences of the Summer and Winter Games from the…

    Hardback – 2018-04-24
    Routledge

  • Adaptations of the Metropolitan Landscape in Delta Regions

    1st Edition

    By Peter C Bosselmann

    Adaptations of the Metropolitan Landscape in Delta Regions is about environmental quality and the long term livability of urban areas. In decades to come, climate change will affect cities everywhere, but nowhere have the effects of climate change already been felt as strongly as in low-lying…

    Paperback – 2018-04-23
    Routledge

  • Community Development and Public Administration Theory

    Promoting Democratic Principles to Improve Communities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ashley E. Nickels, Jason D. Rivera

    The concept of community development is often misunderstood, holding different meanings across different academic disciplines. Moreover, the concept of community development has been historically abstracted, not only in the way the concept has been conceptualized in academic studies, but also by…

    Hardback – 2018-04-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

  • Routledge Revivals: The Design Professions and the Built Environment (1988)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul L Knox

    First published in 1988, this book argues that discussions of urban development often neglect to consider that much of the urban environment is designed by architects and planners, and that the particular world-view of architects and planners is crucial for the way proposals are taken up, modified…

    Paperback – 2018-04-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Parking and the City

    1st Edition

    By Donald Shoup

    Donald Shoup brilliantly overcame the challenge of writing about parking without being boring in his iconoclastic 800-page book The High Cost of Free Parking. Easy to read and often entertaining, the book showed that city parking policies subsidize cars, encourage sprawl, degrade urban design,…

    Paperback – 2018-04-11
    Routledge

  • Urban Allotment Gardens in Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Bell, Runrid Fox-Kämper, Nazila Keshavarz, Mary Benson, Silvio Caputo, Susan Noori, Annette Voigt

    Although urban allotment gardening dates back to the nineteenth century, it has recently undergone a renaissance of interest and popularity. This is the result of greater concern over urban greenspace, food security and quality of life. This book presents a comprehensive, research-based overview of…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • Serene Urbanism

    A biophilic theory and practice of sustainable placemaking, 1st Edition

    By Phillip James Tabb

    Serenity is becoming alarmingly absent from our daily existence, especially within the urban context. Time is dense and space is tumultuous. The idea of the serene has gained currency in postmodern discussions, and when combined with urbanism conjures questions, even contradictions, as the two…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • Housing in America

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Marijoan Bull, Alina Gross

    Housing is a fundamental need and universal part of human living that shapes our lives in profound ways that go far beyond basic sheltering. Where we live can determine our self-image, social status, health and safety, quality of public services, access to jobs, and transportation options. But the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-03
    Routledge

  • Architectures of Hurry—Mobilities, Cities and Modernity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Phillip Gordon Mackintosh, Richard Dennis, Deryck W. Holdsworth

    ‘Hurry’ is an intrinsic component of modernity. It exists not only in tandem with modern constructions of mobility, speed, rhythm, and time–space compression, but also with infrastructures, technologies, practices, and emotions associated with the experience of the ‘mobilizing modern’. ‘Hurry’ is…

    Hardback – 2018-03-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Historical Geography

  • Public Space Unbound

    Urban Emancipation and the Post-Political Condition, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sabine Knierbein, Tihomir Viderman

    Through an exploration of emancipation in recent processes of capitalist urbanization, this book argues the political is enacted through the everyday practices of publics producing space. This suggests democracy is a spatial practice rather than an abstract professional field organized by…

    Hardback – 2018-03-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

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