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  • Colonial Urban Development in Hong Kong

    Speculative Housing and Segregation in the City, 1st Edition

    By Cecilia L. Chu

    Colonial Urban Development and the Making of Hong Kong, 1880-1950 explores the history of speculative building in Hong Kong. It focuses on the central role played by property speculation to shed light on the ‘Hong Kong economic miracle.’ Aided by 100 illustrations, Chu examines key elements, such…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    Planning, History and Environment Series

  • Property Rights from Below

    Commodification of Land and the Counter-Movement, 1st Edition

    Edited by Balakrishnan Rajagopal, Olivier De Schutter

    Recent years have seen a globalization of property rights as the Western conception of property rights over land has extended across the world. As formerly community-owned land and natural resources are privatized and titling schemes proliferate, Property Rights from Below questions the trend…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Complex Real Property Rights Series

  • Neo-liberal Housing Policy

    An International Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Keith Jacobs

    Paperback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge

  • Housing Policy Innovation in the Global South

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paavo Monkkonen

    This comprehensive book analyses a wide range of housing policies in the Global South and explores the persistent, global challenges to contemporary policy. It will interest students, researchers and housing policy-makers in the Global South. It was originally published as a special issue of the…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge

  • Urban Social Sustainability

    Theory, Practice and Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ramin Keivani, M. Reza Shirazi

    This ground breaking volume raises radical critiques and proposes innovative solutions for social sustainability in the built environment. Urban Social Sustainability provides an in-depth insight into the discourse and argues that every urban intervention has a social sustainability…

    Hardback – 2019-02-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Residential Real Estate

    Urban & Regional Economic Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Anupam Nanda

    Residential Real Estate introduces readers to the economic fundamentals and emerging issues in housing markets. The book investigates housing market issues within local, regional, national and international contexts in order to provide students with an understanding of the economic principles that…

    Paperback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Housing Policy in Britain and Europe

    1st Edition

    By Gavin McCrone

    Originally published in 1995. A comprehensive survey of housing policy throughout Europe, anchored in a thorough analysis of the UK, this book is a text for students of housing at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The book considers housing tenure types and looks at standards of living,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban and Regional Economics

  • The Economics of Real Property

    An Analysis of Property Values and Patterns of Use, 1st Edition

    By Ralph Turvey

    Originally published in 1957. This book applies modern economic theory to the subject of land economics. The author is primarily concerned to show the role of analysis, with the main emphasis on urban real property. The first part discusses the working of the price mechanism in the property market.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban and Regional Economics

  • Design for a Sustainable Culture

    Perspectives, Practices and Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Astrid Skjerven, Janne Reitan

    As culture is becoming increasingly recognised as a crucial element of sustainable development, design competence has emerged as a useful tool in creating a meaningful life within a sustainable mental, cultural and physical environment. Design for a Sustainable Culture explores the relationship…

    Paperback – 2019-01-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Culture and Sustainable Development

  • Rural Change and Planning

    England and Wales in the Twentieth Century, 1st Edition

    By Gordon E. Cherry, Alan Rogers

    Originally published in 1996 Rural Change and Planning describes the turbulent changes that have occurred in rural England and Wales since the outbreak of the First World War. The book describes the changes from an agriculturally-dominated countryside to one which has had to increasingly adapt to…

    Hardback – 2018-12-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Addressing Climate Change at the Community Level in the United States

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul R. Lachapelle, Don E. Albrecht

    The concept of community, in all its diverse definitions and manifestations, provides a unique approach to learn more about how groups of individuals and organizations are addressing the challenges posed by climate change. This new volume highlights specific cases of communities developing…

    Paperback – 2018-12-21 
    Routledge
    Community Development Research and Practice Series

  • Planning, Housing and Infrastructure for Smart Villages

    1st Edition

    By Hemanta Doloi, Ray Green, Sally Donovan

    This book provides an overview of the field of rural social economic development through the lens of housing and other infrastructure. It focusses on the most inventive, dynamic practices. As such, it provides a useful guide to the current state of the art for building and infrastructure…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19 
    Routledge

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