Urban Geography Products

  • Resilience, Environmental Justice and the City

    Edited by Beth Schaefer Caniglia, Manuel Vallee, Beatrice F. Frank

    Urban centers are bastions of inequalities, where poverty, marginalization, segregation and health insecurity are magnified. Minorities and the poor – often residing in neighbourhoods characterized by degraded infrastructures, food and job insecurity, limited access to transport and health care,…

    Hardback – 2016-12-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

  • Spiritualizing the City

    Agency and Resilience of the Urban and Urbanesque Habitat

    Edited by Victoria Hegner, Peter Jan Margry

    Urban spaces have always functioned as cradles and laboratories for religious movements and spiritualities. The urban forms a central and nourishing agent for the creation of new religious expressions, and continually negotiates new ways of being spiritual and establishing spiritual ideas and…

    Hardback – 2016-12-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • 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 – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Building Culture

    By Ole Moystad

    In Building Culture, the basic assumption is that the city, including its inhabitants, forms an intelligent system, an architecture suspended between the human mind and the world of which we are part. Intelligence and meaning are given pragmatist definitions: "Intelligence is the ability to…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Green Belts

    Past; Present; Future?

    By John Sturzaker, Ian Mell

    Most of us have heard of green belts – but how much do we really know about them? This book tries to separate the fact from the fiction when it comes to green belts by looking both backwards and forwards. Green belts were introduced in the mid-twentieth century to try and stop cities merging…

    Hardback – 2016-11-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Graffiti and Street Art

    Reading, Writing and Representing the City

    Edited by Konstantinos Avramidis, Myrto Tsilimpounidi

    Graffiti and street art have captured a global following in recent years, and the result is a proliferation of tags, paintings, stickers and stencils in slick metropolitan cities as well as unexpected locales in impoverished areas. Part of their appeal is that the forms allow viewers an…

    Hardback – 2016-11-24 
    Routledge

  • Community-Owned Transport

    By Leigh Glover

    City and state governments around the world are struggling to achieve environmentally sustainable transport. Economic, technological, city and transport planning and human behaviour solutions are often hampered by ineffective implementation. So attention is now turning to institutional,…

    Hardback – 2016-11-21 
    Routledge
    Transport and Mobility

  • City of Well-being

    A radical guide to planning

    By Hugh Barton

    City of Well-Being provides a radical and holistic introduction to the science and art of town planning. It starts from the premise that the purpose of planning is the health, well-being and sustainable quality of life of people. Drawing on current and historic examples it offers inspiration,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17 
    Routledge

  • Mega-Urbanization in the Global South

    Fast cities and new urban utopias of the postcolonial state

    Edited by Ayona Datta, Abdul Shaban

    The global south is entering an ‘Urban Age’ where, for the first time in history, more people will be living in cities than in the countryside. The logics of this prediction have a dominant framing - rapid urbanization, uncontrolled migration, resource depletion, severe fuel shortages, and the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Community-Built

    Art, Construction, Preservation, and Place

    Edited by Katherine Melcher, Barry Stiefel, Kristin Faurest

    Throughout history and around the world, community members have come together to build places, be it settlers constructing log cabins in nineteenth-century Canada, an artist group creating a waterfront gathering place along the Danube in Budapest, or residents helping revive small town Main Streets…

    Paperback – 2016-11-08 
    Routledge
    Community Development Research and Practice Series

  • 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

  • Urban Forests, Trees, and Greenspace

    A Political Ecology Perspective

    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 – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

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