Urban Development Products

  • Social Theories of Urban Violence in the Global South

    Towards Safe and Inclusive Cities

    Edited by Jennifer Erin Salahub, Markus Gottsbacher, John de Boer

    While cities often act as the engines of economic growth for developing countries, they are also often the site of growing violence, poverty and inequality. Yet, social theory, largely developed and tested in the Global North, is often inadequate in tackling the realities of life in the dangerous…

    Hardback – 2018-04-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cities and Development

  • The Routledge Handbook of Institutions and Planning in Action

    Edited by Willem Salet

    The Routledge Handbook of Institutional Planning contains a selection of 25 chapters prepared by specialized international scholars of urban planning and urban studies focusing on the question of how institutions innovate in practices of action. The contributors share expertise on…

    Hardback – 2018-04-15 
    Routledge

  • Semi-Detached London

    Suburban Development, Life and Transport, 1900-39

    By Alan A Jackson

    Originally published in 1973, Semi-Detached London looks at the great suburban expansion of London between the two world wars. The book covers all aspects of urban history, presenting an authoritative and balanced account of the Great Suburban Age, and the final uninhibited forty years before the…

    Hardback – 2018-02-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

  • The Affective Negotiation of Slum Tourism

    City Walks in Delhi

    By Tore Holst

    Each year, approximately a million tourists visit slum areas on guided tours as a part of their holiday to Asia, Africa or Latin America. This book analyses the cultural encounters that take place between slum tourists and former street children, who work as tour guides for a local NGO in Delhi,…

    Hardback – 2018-02-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Tourism and Anthropology

  • Urban Poverty and Climate Change

    Life in the slums of Asia, Africa and Latin America

    Edited by Manoj Roy, Sally Cawood, Michaela Hordijk, David Hulme

    This book deepens the understanding of the broader processes that shape and mediate the responses to climate change of poor urban households and communities in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Representing an important contribution to the evolution of more effective pro-poor climate change policies…

    Paperback – 2018-01-20 
    Routledge

  • The Governance of Sustainable Rural Renewal

    A comparative global perspective

    By Rory Shand

    This book examines examples of rural regeneration projects through the public administration lens, analysing how governance arrangements in rural settings work. In particular, the author focusses on the role of communities, business and tiers of governance (local, regional, national, and supra…

    Paperback – 2018-01-20 
    Routledge

  • Energy, Cities and Sustainability

    An historical approach

    By Harry Margalit

    Paperback – 2018-01-10 
    Routledge

  • Natural Hazards, Risk and Vulnerability

    Floods and slum life in Indonesia

    By Roanne van Voorst

    Different people handle risk in different ways. The current lack of understanding about this heterogeneity in risk behaviour makes it difficult to intervene effectively in risk-prone communities. Natural Hazards, Risk and Vulnerability offers a unique insight in the everyday life of a group of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03 
    Routledge

  • The Victorian Novelist

    Social Problems and Change

    Edited by Kate Flint

    First published in 1987. Many Victorian novels that considered social problems made extensive use of contemporary source material for their descriptions. This book aims to provide a greater acquaintance with this non-literary material — illustrating and exemplifying issues that the authors treated…

    Paperback – 2017-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Nineteenth-Century Novel

  • Real Estate and Urban Development in South America

    Understanding Local Regulations and Investment Methods in a Highly Urbanised Continent

    By Claudia Murray, Eliane Monetti, Camilla Ween

    Real Estate and Urban Development in South America uncovers how investors are navigating South American real estate markets in commercial, residential and infrastructure development. A preferred location for real estate development during the colonial era, in recent decades South America has been…

    Paperback – 2017-12-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Real Estate Markets Series

  • Designing the Compassionate City

    Creating Places Where People Thrive

    By Jenny Donovan

    Designing the Compassionate City outlines an approach to urban design that is centred on an explicit recognition of the inherent dignity of all people. It suggests that whether we thrive or decline—as individuals or as a community—is dependent on our ability to fulfil the full spectrum of our needs…

    Paperback – 2017-12-27 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Real Estate

    Edited by Sara Wilkinson, Tim Dixon, Norm Miller, Sarah Sayce

    With the built environment contributing almost half of global greenhouse emissions, there is a pressing need for the property and real estate discipline to thoroughly investigate sustainability concerns. The Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Real Estate brings together the latest research of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-22 
    Routledge

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