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  • Capital Cities: Varieties and Patterns of Development and Relocation

    By Vadim Rossman

    The issue of capital city relocation is a topic of debate for more than forty countries across the world. In this first book to discuss the issue, Vadim Rossman offers an in-depth analysis of the subject, highlighting the global trends and the key factors that motivate different countries to…

    Hardback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Unsustainable Transport and Transition in China

    By Becky PY Loo

    This book discusses various transport sustainability issues from developing countries’ perspective. It explores key issues, problems and potential solutions for unsustainable transport. It first reviews the current transport sustainability baselines in China in the three key dimensions of…

    Hardback – 2016-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Transport, Environment and Development

  • Geographical Gerontology

    Concepts and Approaches

    Edited by Mark W. Skinner, Gavin J. Andrews, Malcolm P. Cutchin

    This book advances the field of study called ‘geographical gerontology’ – a burgeoning body of interdisciplinary scholarship encompassing the application of geographical concepts and approaches to the study of ageing, old age and older populations. With contributions from leading international…

    Hardback – 2016-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Architecture of Resistance

    Cultivating Moments of Possibility within the Palestinian/Israeli Conflict

    By Yara Sharif

    Architecture of Resistance investigates the relationship between architecture, politics and power, and how these factors interplay in light of the Palestinian/Israeli conflict. It takes Palestine as the key ground of spatial exploration, looking at the spaces between people, boundary lines,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-26 
    Routledge
    Design Research in Architecture

  • 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

  • Intergenerational Mobilities

    Relationality, age and lifecourse

    Edited by Lesley Murray, Susan Robertson

    Drawing from work on mobilities and geographies of the lifecourse this collection is concerned with the ways in which age, as a relational concept, is constructed and played out in mobile urban space. With studies of ageing and mobility often focusing on discrete age groups, most notably children…

    Hardback – 2016-10-21 
    Routledge

  • Unequal Cities

    The Challenge of Post-Industrial Transition in Times of Austerity

    Edited by Costanzo Ranci, Roberta Cucca

    This seminal edited collection examines the impact of austerity and economic crisis on European cities. Whilst on the one hand the struggle for competitiveness has induced many European cities to invest in economic performance and attractiveness, on the other, national expenditure cuts and dominant…

    Hardback – 2016-10-19 
    Routledge

  • Feeding Cities

    Improving local food access, security and resilience

    Edited by Christopher Bosso

    There is enormous current interest in urban food systems, with a wide array of policies and initiatives intended to increase food security, decrease ecological impacts and improve public health. This volume is a cross-disciplinary and applied approach to urban food system sustainability,…

    Hardback – 2016-10-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Environment and Society in Ethiopia

    By Girma Kebbede

    Ethiopia is facing environmental and poverty challenges, and urgently needs effective management of its environmental resources. Much of the Ethiopian landscape has been significantly altered and reshaped by centuries of human activities, and three-quarters of the rural population is living on…

    Hardback – 2016-10-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Political Ecology

  • Critical Geographies of Sport

    Space, Power and Sport in Global Perspective

    Edited by Natalie Koch

    Sport is a geographic phenomenon. The physical and organizational infrastructure of sport occupies a prominent place in our society. This important book takes an explicitly spatial approach to sport, bringing together research in geography, sport studies and related disciplines to articulate a…

    Hardback – 2016-10-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Sport

  • Public Urban Space, Gender and Segregation

    Women-only urban parks in Iran

    By Reza Arjmand

    Public spaces are the renditions of the power symmetry within the social setting it resides in, and is both controlling and confining of power. In an ideologically-laden context, urban design encompasses values and meanings and is utilized as a means to construct the identity and perpetuate visible…

    Hardback – 2016-09-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • 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

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