Urban Geography Products

  • Remaking Post-Industrial Cities

    Lessons from North America and Europe

    Edited by Donald K. Carter

    Remaking Post-Industrial Cities: Lessons from North America and Europe examines the transformation of post-industrial cities after the precipitous collapse of big industry in the 1980s on both sides of the Atlantic, presenting a holistic approach to restoring post-industrial cities. Developed…

    Paperback – 2016-03-10 

  • Energy, Cities and Sustainability

    An historical approach

    By Harry Margalit

    According to some estimates, humanity has now passed the point at which city dwellers outnumber country dwellers. This simple fact encapsulates a multitude of historical trends and contentions, not the least being "is this sustainable"? Energy, Cities and Sustainability aims to illuminate this…

    Hardback – 2016-03-09 
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • Technologies for Sustainable Urban Design and Bioregionalist Regeneration

    By Dora Francese

    This book explores the role of technology in ecological urban design and regeneration. Part I provides theoretical and methodological insights into technological approaches that offer optimum respect to existing cultural and natural environments, while offering minimum impact and carbon footprint.…

    Hardback – 2016-03-09 
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Access, Property and American Urban Space

    By M. Gordon Brown

    This book explains why the earliest cities had grid-form street systems, what conditions led to their being overwhelmingly preferred for 5000 years throughout the world, why the Founding Fathers wanted gridform cities and how they affect economic transactions. Real property has been instrumental in…

    Hardback – 2016-02-26 
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Cities and Development

    2nd Edition

    By Sean Fox, Tom Goodfellow

    For the first time in human history more people now live and towns and cities than in rural areas. In the wealthier countries of the world, the transition from predominantly rural to urban habitation is more or less complete. But in many parts of Africa, Asia and Latin America, urban populations…

    Paperback – 2016-02-17 
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

  • Cities in the 21st Century

    Edited by Oriol Nel-lo, Renata Mele

    Cities in the 21st Century provides an overview of contemporary urban development. Written by more than thirty major academic specialists from different countries, it provides information on and analysis of the global network of cities, changes in urban form, environmental problems, the role of…

    Hardback – 2016-02-17 

  • Public Goods versus Economic Interests

    Global Perspectives on the History of Squatting

    Edited by Freia Anders, Alexander Sedlmaier

    Squatters have played an important role in the history of urban development and social movements, not least by contributing to changes in concepts of property and the distribution and utilization of urban space. In this volume, an interdisciplinary circle of authors provides a historical…

    Hardback – 2016-01-31 
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Urban Climate Mitigation Techniques

    Edited by Mat Santamouris, Denia Kolokotsa

    The urban climate is continuously deteriorating. Urban heat lowers the quality of urban life, increases energy needs, and affects the urban socio-economy. Urban Climate Mitigation Techniques presents steps that can be taken to mitigate this situation through a series of innovative technologies and…

    Hardback – 2016-01-20 

  • Urban Cosmopolitics

    Agencements, assemblies, atmospheres

    Edited by Anders Blok, Ignacio Farias

    Invoking the notion of ‘cosmopolitics’ from Bruno Latour and Isabelle Stengers, this volume shows how and why cities constitute privileged sites for studying the search for and composition of common worlds of cohabitation. A cosmopolitical approach to the city focuses on the multiple assemblages of…

    Paperback – 2016-01-13 
    Questioning Cities

  • Planning Power

    Town Planning and Social Control in Colonial Africa

    By Ambe Njoh

    With a multidisciplinary perspective, Planning Power examines British and French colonial town and country planning efforts in Africa. Drawing out similarities in the colonial administrative and economic strategies of the two powers, rather than emphasizing the differences, the book offers an…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 
    UCL Press

  • Marketing the City

    The role of flagship developments in urban regeneration

    By H. Smyth

    This book assesses the value of flagship developments and draws out lessons for best policy and practice. It looks at marketing strategies and the sales process for flagship developments and the areas in which they are located for urban regeneration. It discusses the management of marketing…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 
    Taylor & Francis

  • World Bank and Urban Development

    From Projects to Policy

    By Edward Ramsamy

    As one of the world’s most powerful supranational institutions, the World Bank has played an important role in international development discourse and practice since 1946. This is the first book-length history and analysis of the Bank’s urban programs and their complex relationship to urban policy…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

12Series in Urban Geography

Product Search