Planning Theory Products

  • Archipelago Tourism

    Policies and Practices

    Edited by Godfrey Baldacchino

    Exploring the conceptual insights provided by the archipelagic 'twist' in the context of tourism principles, policies and practices, this volume draws on an international series of case studies to analyse best practice in branding, marketing and logistics in archipelago tourist destinations. The…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    New Directions in Tourism Analysis

  • Tourism, Performance, and Place

    A Geographic Perspective

    By Jillian M. Rickly-Boyd, Daniel C. Knudsen, Lisa C. Braverman

    Drawing upon theories of landscape and performance, this work weaves together existing tourism literature with new scholarship to forge a geographically informed theory of tourism. Such a theory integrates the ways in which places are co-produced, circulated, interpreted, experienced, and performed…

    Paperback – 2017-06-25 
    New Directions in Tourism Analysis

  • Building the Inclusive City

    Theory and Practice for Confronting Urban Segregation

    By Nilson Ariel Espino

    Urban segregation is one of the main challenges facing urban development around the globe. The usual outcome of many urban development patterns is an unequal social geography, with the urban poor living in large clusters that are remote, isolated, dangerous or unhealthy. The result is inequality in…

    Paperback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Negative Neighbourhood Reputation and Place Attachment

    The Production and Contestation of Territorial Stigma

    Edited by Paul Kirkness, Andreas Tijé-Dra

    The concept of territorial stigma, as developed in large part by the urban sociologist Loïc Wacquant, contends that certain groups of people are devalued, discredited and tainted by the reputation of the place where they reside. This book argues that this theory is more relevant and comprehensive…

    Hardback – 2017-05-04 
    Global Urban Studies

  • Dublin’s Bourgeois Homes

    Building the Victorian Suburbs, 1850-1901

    By Susan Galavan

    In 1859, Dubliners strolling along country roads witnessed something new emerging from the green fields. The Victorian house had arrived: wide red brick structures stood back behind manicured front lawns. Over the next forty years, an estimated 35,000 of these homes were constructed in the fields…

    Hardback – 2017-05-03 

  • Urban Planning’s Philosophical Entanglements

    The Rugged, Dialectical Path from Knowledge to Action

    By Richard S Bolan

    Urban Planning’s Philosophical Entanglements explores the long-held idea that urban planning is the link in moving from knowledge to action. Observing that the knowledge domain of the planning profession is constantly expanding, the approach is a deep philosophical analysis of what is the quality…

    Hardback – 2017-04-18 
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Fuzzy Planning

    The Role of Actors in a Fuzzy Governance Environment

    By Gert de Roo, Geoff Porter

    Many of the key notions associated with spatial planning are essentially ’fuzzy’ in their nature. For example, while almost everyone accepts ’sustainability’ as an important goal of planning, the actions of the actors involved can render the achieved ’sustainability’ minimal, or even…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 

  • New Challenges in Local and Regional Administration

    By Max Barlow

    Edited by Doris Wastl-Walter

    Focusing on democratization, flexibilization, ethnic diversity and restructuring of transitional and emerging states, this volume analyzes the changes and challenges for administrative structures at the beginning of the 21st century, from a geographical perspective. A team of leading scholars from…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 

  • Representing Berlin

    Sexuality and the City in Imperial and Weimar Germany

    By Dorothy Rowe

    Berlin, city of Bertolt Brecht, Marlene Dietrich, cabaret and German Expressionism, a city identified with a female sexuality - at first alluring but then dangerous. In this fascinating study, Dorothy Rowe turns our attention to Berlin as a sexual landscape. She investigates the processes by which…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 

  • Space Odysseys

    Spatiality and Social Relations in the 21st Century

    By Jørgen Ole Bærenholdt, Kirsten Simonsen

    The nature of spatial imaginations has become central to a range of major social and political debates. Narratives on spatial inequality, from the North-South divide in global economic and political visions, to marginalisation and 'ghettoisation' in Western cities, appear regularly in our daily…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27

  • Constructing a Sense of Place

    Architecture and the Zionist Discourse

    Edited by Haim Yacobi

    While it is widely recognized that architects and their architecture play a key role in constructing a sense of place, the inherent nexus between an architectural ideology and the production of national space and place has so far been neglected. Focusing on the Zionist ideology, this book brings…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Design and the Built Environment

  • Cultural Sustainability and Regional Development

    Theories and practices of territorialisation

    Edited by Joost Dessein, Elena Battaglini, Lummina Horlings

    Meeting the aims of sustainability is becoming increasingly difficult; at the same time, the call for culture is becoming more powerful. This book explores the relationships between culture, sustainability and regional change through the concept of ‘territorialisation’. This new concept describes…

    Paperback – 2017-02-16
    Routledge Studies in Culture and Sustainable Development

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