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  • The Housing Question

    Tensions, Continuities, and Contingencies in the Modern City, 1st Edition

    By Edward Murphy, Najib B. Hourani

    In the wake of the Great Recession, housing and its financing suddenly re-emerged as questions of significant public concern. Yet both public and academic debates about housing have remained constricted, tending not to explore how the evolution of housing simultaneously entails basic forms of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    Global Urban Studies

  • Geographies of Rhythm

    Nature, Place, Mobilities and Bodies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tim Edensor

    In Rhythmanalysis, Henri Lefebvre put forward his ideas on the relationship between time and space, particularly how rhythms characterize space. Here, leading geographers advance and expand on Lefebvre's theories, examining how they intersect with current theoretical and political concerns within…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

  • Local Sustainable Urban Development in a Globalized World

    1st Edition

    By Susan M. Opp

    Edited by Lauren C. Heberle

    'Sustainable development' is a key issue of concern to urban planners across the globe. How it is defined, implemented and measured at the local level remains highly contested and subject to a wide range of external cultural, political and economic pressures. Bringing together leading experts from…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

  • Encountering Urban Places

    Visual and Material Performances in the City, 1st Edition

    By Lars Frers

    Edited by Lars Meier

    The aesthetics of urban life offer a curious quality, one that is both highly visible and hidden, both openly influencing and subtly imprinting. These aesthetics participate in the production of places; to the way they are built, to their resisting materiality, to their image in people's minds, to…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

  • Cultural Tourism and Sustainable Local Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Luigi Fusco Girard, Peter Nijkamp

    With the exponential rise in leisure mobility, tourism has increasingly become of great economic significance. Cultural heritage, such as museums, churches, historical landscapes, urban parks, and exhibitions attract many visitors and countries, regions and cities which house such historic-cultural…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    New Directions in Tourism Analysis

  • Urban Forests, Trees, and Greenspace

    A Political Ecology Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by L. Anders Sandberg, Adrina Bardekjian, Sadia Butt

    Urban forests, trees and greenspace are critical in contemporary planning and development of the city. Their study is not only a question of the growth and conservation of green spaces, but also has social, cultural and psychological dimensions. This book brings a perspective of political ecology…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

  • Remembering, Forgetting and City Builders

    1st Edition

    By Haim Yacobi

    Edited by Tovi Fenster

    Remembering, Forgetting and City Builders critically explores how urban spaces are designed, planned and experienced in relation to the politics of collective and personal memory construction. Bringing together case studies from North America, South Asia, Eastern Europe and the Middle East, the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • London After Recession

    A Fictitious Capital?, 1st Edition

    By Iain MacRury

    Edited by Gavin Poynter

    The City has long been the main generator of London's wealth and, needless to say, the impact of the Economic Crisis in the recent years on the City has greatly affected the wider urban and surrounding region, not to say country as a whole. This book examines the impact of the recession and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • Creative Economies in Post-Industrial Cities

    Manufacturing a (Different) Scene, 1st Edition

    Edited by Myrna Margulies Breitbart

    There has been much written on the new creative economy, but most work focuses on the so-called 'creative class,' with lifestyle preferences that favor trendy new restaurants, mountain biking, and late night clubbing. This 'creative class,' flagship cultural destinations, and other forms of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • Architectural Heritage Revisited

    A Holistic Engagement of its Tangible and Intangible Constituents, 1st Edition

    By Ilan Vit-Suzan

    By improving our understanding of how the tangible and intangible dimensions of heritage are correlated, we could develop a relationship with heritage that goes beyond the mere act of conservation. This book argues that we need to recognize the historic monument as a tangible aspect of a holistic…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • Making the Digital City

    The Early Shaping of Urban Internet Space, 1st Edition

    By Alessandro Aurigi

    Since the late 1990s, Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) have been hailed as a potentially revolutionary feature of the planning and management of Western cities. Economic regeneration and place promotion strategies have exploited these new technologies; city management has…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge
    Design and the Built Environment

  • Ports, Cities, and Global Supply Chains

    1st Edition

    Edited by James Wang, Daniel Olivier, Theo Notteboom, Brian Slack

    Global trends in policy and technology related fields are rapidly reshaping the port industry worldwide. International in scope, this volume provides multidisciplinary insights into the role port cities adopt in dealing with global supply chains. Throughout the book, concepts of strategic…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge
    Transport and Mobility

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