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  • Social Economics and the Solidarity City

    By Brendan Murtagh

    Social Economics and the Solidarity City explores the impact and potential of the social economy as a site of urban struggle, political mobilization and community organization. The search for alternatives to the neoliberal logic governing contemporary cities has focused on broad and ill-defined…

    Hardback – 2018-09-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Participatory Design Theory

    Using Technology and Social Media to Foster Civic Engagement

    Edited by Oswald Devisch, Liesbeth Huybrechts, Roel De Ridder

    In recent years’ many countries all over Europe have witnessed a demand for a more direct form of democracy, ranging from improved clarity of information to being directly involved in decision-making procedures. Increasingly, governments are putting citizen participation at the centre of their…

    Hardback – 2018-09-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Changing Contexts in Spatial Planning

    New Directions in Policies and Practices

    By Janice Morphet

    This book will consider the major forces that have emerged to reshape planning following 2010 including national infrastructure project delivery, the Localism Act 2011 including neighbourhood planning and the replacement of regional plans by new strategic sub-regional approaches in combined local…

    Paperback – 2018-09-24 
    Routledge

  • Creative Placemaking

    Research, Theory and Practice

    Edited by Cara Courage, Anita McKeown

    This book offers a significant contribution to the history of placemaking, presenting grassroots to top-down practices and socially engaged, situated artistic practices and arts-led spatial inquiry that go beyond instrumentalising the arts for development. It brings together a range of scholars to…

    Hardback – 2018-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Crafting Form-Based Codes

    Resilient Design, Policy, and Regulation

    By Korkut Onaran

    Crafting Form-Based Codes provides practical tools for creating form-based rules that help facilitate effective communication and consensus building, which are essential to ensuring healthy democratic processes in a regulatory culture. This book is for the well-meaning idealists — city planners,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-06 
    Routledge

  • Amman: Gulf Capital, Identity, and Contemporary Megaprojects

    By Majd Musa

    Gulf capital flows to Amman, Jordan, in the early twenty-first century and the investment of this capital in large-scale urban developments have significantly transformed the city’s built environment. Therefore, to understand urban transformation in Amman during this period it is important to…

    Paperback – 2018-08-11 
    Routledge

  • Shaping Portland

    Anatomy of a Healthy City

    By Paddy Tillett

    Portland is a young city founded on a river bank in a virgin forest less than 200 years ago. Shaping Portland: Anatomy of a Healthy City is about the values engendered by the place, and how those values have influenced the growing city. It examines how and why the public realm supports or obstructs…

    Paperback – 2018-08-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Planning for AuthentiCITIES

    Edited by Laura Tate, Brettany Shannon

    Authenticity resonates throughout the urbanizing world. As cities’ commercial corridors and downtowns start to look increasingly the same, and gentrification displaces many original neighborhood residents, we are left with a sense that our cities are becoming "hollowed out," bereft of the…

    Paperback – 2018-07-31 
    Routledge

  • Using Collective Impact to Bring Community Change

    Edited by Norman Walzer, Liz Weaver

    Collective Impact as a tool to bring about community change has seen remarkable growth in usage since 2011. Collective Impact has been used successfully with a variety of local issues and has raised the consciousness of how community groups interact as well as the approaches that can lead to…

    Paperback – 2018-07-27 
    Routledge
    Community Development Research and Practice Series

  • Small Cities with Big Dreams

    Creative Placemaking and Branding Strategies

    By Greg Richards, Lian Duif

    How can small cities make an impact in a globalizing world dominated by ‘world cities’ and urban development strategies aimed at increasing agglomeration? This book addresses the challenges of smaller cities trying to put themselves on the map, attract resources and initiate development.…

    Paperback – 2018-07-23 
    Routledge

  • Suburbia Reimagined

    Ageing and Increasing Populations in the Low-Rise City

    By Leon van Schaik, Nigel Bertram

    Worldwide more and more people are living in cities, with suburbs conceived as appendages to the city, not as part of the city system densely populated and offering a full range of services. But suburbs are not the city spread too thin, and in fact hold potentials for a lived complexity as…

    Paperback – 2018-07-19 
    Routledge

  • Remaking Housing Policy

    An International Study

    By David Clapham

    Breaking the country-specific boundaries of traditional housing policy books, Remaking Housing Policy is the first introductory housing policy textbook designed to be used by students all around the world. Starting from first principles, readers are guided through the objectives behind government…

    Paperback – 2018-07-11 
    Routledge

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