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  • Megaregions, Prosperity and Sustainability

    Spatial Planning for Future Prosperity and Sustainability

    By Catherine L. Ross, David Jung-Hwi Lee, Evert Meijers, Timothy Welch

    The world’s mega-cities are forming megaregions, which stretch hundreds of miles across countries. As more people and economic activities are expected to continue to concentrate in these regions, countries are developing policies to secure the competitive advantages of these regions necessary for…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • The Routledge Handbook of Anthropology and the City

    Edited by Setha Low

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Livable Cities from a Global Perspective

    Edited by Roger W. Caves, Fritz Wagner

    Livable Cities from a Global Perspective addresses how residents and areas around the world have responded to calls for developing more livable cities. This includes communities with a better quality of life in the built and natural environments, economic prosperity, social stability and equity,…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Megacity Seoul

    Urbanization and the Development of Modern South Korea

    By Yu-Min Joo

    In Asia, there are a growing number of gigantic megalopolises, accompanied by a series of speculative and extravagant megaprojects. Amid the fast-paced urban and development challenges, many Asian developing countries have started to search for successful Asian development models. South Korea and…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

  • Suburbia Reimagined

    The city and ageing populations in the information era

    By Leon van Schaik, Nigel Bertram

    Worldwide more and more people are living in cities, with suburbs conceived as appendages to the city, not as part of the city system densely populated and offering a full range of services. But suburbs are not the city spread too thin, and in fact hold potentials for a lived complexity as…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Metropolitan Transportation Planning

    New Advances, Approaches, and Best Practices

    By Reid Ewing, Keith Bartholomew

    Planning at a metropolitan scale is important for effective management of urban growth, transportation systems, air quality, and watershed and green-spaces. It is fundamental to efforts to promote social justice and equity. Best Practices in Metropolitan Transportation Planning shows how the most…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Comparative Urban Law

    Global Perspectives on Race and Governance

    Edited by Nestor Davidson, Gilberto Vargas

    This volume tackles the underexplored and evolving role of local governments on issues of race and governance from a comparative perspective. The contributors raise pressing questions about the implications of this evolution, from how cities effect conceptions of social and property rights to how…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31 
    Routledge
    Juris Diversitas

  • Postsecular Geographies

    Re-envisioning politics, subjectivity and ethics

    By Chris Baker, Paul Cloke, Andrew Williams

    Over recent years there has been a surge of interest in postsecularity. The complex blurring of sacred-secular boundaries has found new expression in particular areas of the public life of cities, with the unexpected resilience and mutation of religion as a powerful political, cultural and global…

    Hardback – 2018-05-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • Chinese Urbanism

    New Critical Perspectives

    Edited by Mark Jayne

    This book provides a definitive overview of contemporary developments in our understanding of urban life in China. With multi-disciplinary perspectives, contributions outline the most significant critical theoretical, methodological and empirical developments in our appreciation of Chinese cities…

    Paperback – 2018-05-23 
    Routledge

  • Changing Representations of Nature and the City

    The 1960s-1970s and their Legacies

    Edited by Gabriel Gee, Alison Vogelaar

    The turn of the 1960s-70s, characterized by the rapid acceleration of globalization, prompted a radical transformation in the perception of urban and natural environments. The urban revolution and related prospect of the total urbanisation of the planet, in concert with rapid population growth and…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Chasing the City

    The Neo Utopian Future

    Edited by Joshua Nason, Jeffrey S Nesbit

    Historically many architects, planners and urban designers solicit idealistic depictions of a controllable urban environment made from highly regulated geometrical organizations and systematically defined processes. Rather than working as urban "designers" set out to control and implant external…

    Paperback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge

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