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  • On Discomfort

    Moments in a Modern History of Architectural Culture

    Edited by David Ellison, Andrew Leach

    Examining discomfort’s physical, emotional, conceptual, psychological and aesthetic dimensions, the contributors to this volume offer an alternate, cultural approach to the study of architecture and the built environment. By attending to a series of disparate instances in which architecture and…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Routledge Revivals: Theories of Planning and Spatial Development (1983)

    Edited by Philip Cooke

    First published in 1983, this book attempts to unify two bodies of theory which had become severely disjointed. Theories of the planning process had become detached from those of the urban and regional processes which are the subject of planning intervention. The author argues that major weaknesses…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: The Politics of Urban Change (1979)

    Edited by David Mckay, Andrew Cox

    First published in 1979, this book examines key planning policy areas such as land use planning, land values, housing and slum clearance, urban transport, industrial and regional economic location policies, and policies inner city policies to explain why particular policies have been…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Urban Theory

    New critical perspectives

    Edited by Mark Jayne, Kevin Ward

    Urban Theory: New Critical Perspectives provides an introduction to innovative critical contributions to the field of urban studies. Chapters offer easily accessible and digestible reviews, and as a reference text Urban Theory is a comprehensive and integrated primer which covers topics necessary…

    Paperback – 2016-10-24 
    Routledge

  • Conversations With Landscape

    Edited by Karl Benediktsson, Katrin Anna Lund

    Conversations With Landscape moves beyond the conventional dualisms associated with landscape, exploring notions of landscape and its relation with humans through the metaphor of conversation. Such an approach conceives of landscape as an actor in the ongoing communication that is inherent in any…

    Paperback – 2016-10-15 
    Routledge
    Anthropological Studies of Creativity and Perception

  • Imagining Landscapes

    Past, Present and Future

    Edited by Monica Janowski, Tim Ingold

    The landscapes of human habitation are not just perceived; they are also imagined. What part, then, does imagining landscapes play in their perception? The contributors to this volume, drawn from a range of disciplines, argue that landscapes are 'imagined' in a sense more fundamental than their…

    Paperback – 2016-10-15 
    Routledge
    Anthropological Studies of Creativity and Perception

  • Making Use of Deleuze in Planning

    Proposals for a Speculative and Immanent Assessment Method

    By Gareth Abrahams

    Making Use of Deleuze in Planning translates and re-creates some of Gilles Deleuze’s most abstract philosophical concepts to form a new, practicable planning assessment tool. It shows what his philosophy can do for planning theory as well as planning assessment practice and, in doing so, sets out a…

    Hardback – 2016-10-14 
    Routledge
    New Directions in Planning Theory

  • Planning After Petroleum

    Preparing Cities for the Age Beyond Oil

    Edited by Jago Dodson, Neil Sipe, Anitra Nelson

    The past decade has been of the most volatile periods in global petroleum markets in living memory, and future oil supply security and price levels remain highly uncertain. This poses many questions for the professional activities of planners and urbanists because contemporary cities are highly…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11 
    Routledge

  • Planning Cultures and Histories

    The evolution of Planning Systems and Spatial Development Patterns

    Edited by Dominic Stead, Jochem de Vries, Tuna Tasan-Kok

    This book addresses the influences of planning cultures and histories on the temporal evolution of planning systems and spatial development. As well as providing an international comparative perspective on these issues, the contributions to the book also engage in a search for new conceptual…

    Hardback – 2016-10-03 
    Routledge

  • Twenty-First Century Urbanism

    By Rob Sullivan

    Instead of focusing on any one city, be it Chicago, Shanghai, Lusaka, Singapore, Paris, or Karachi, or one abstract analytical model, this book instead takes a multipronged theoretical and methodological approach to conceive of the city as an intelligent affective organism (a sentient being). It…

    Hardback – 2016-09-28 
    Routledge

  • Negative Neighbourhood Reputation and Place Attachment

    The Production and Contestation of Territorial Stigma

    By Paul Kirkness, Andreas Tije-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 – 2016-09-28 
    Routledge
    Global Urban Studies

  • Insurgencies and Revolutions

    Reflections on John Friedmann’s contributions to planning theory and practice

    Edited by Haripriya Rangan, Kam Mee NG, Libby Porter, Jacquelyn Chase

    For more than six decades, John Friedmann has been an insurgent force in the field of planning, transforming it from a state-centered concern for social and special roder into a radical domain of collaborative action between state and civil society to create "the good society." By opening it up to…

    Paperback – 2016-09-15 
    Routledge
    RTPI Library Series

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