Urban Geography Products

  • Cities' Identity Through Architecture and Arts

    Proceedings of the International Conference on Cities' Identity through Architecture and Arts (CITAA 2017), May 11-13, 2017, Cairo, Egypt

    Edited by Hasan Hüseyin Balik, Anna Catalani, Adolf Sotoca

    Every city has its unique and valuable identity, this identity is revealed through its physical and visual form, it is seen through the eyes of its residents and users. The city develops over time, and its identity evolves with it. Reflecting the rapid and constant changes the city is subjected to,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge

  • The Globalizing Cities Reader

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Xuefei Ren, Roger Keil

    The newly revised Globalizing Cities Reader reflects how the geographies of theory have recently shifted away from the western vantage points from which much of the classic work in this field was developed. The expanded volume continues to make available many of the original and foundational works…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Urban Reader Series

  • Suburbia in the 21st Century

    From Dreamscape to Nightmare?

    Edited by Paul J. Maginn, Katrin B. Anacker

    Since the emergence of the garden suburbs in the UK in the early 20th century and mass suburbanisation since the early 1950s, suburbs have come to hold a special place in the geographical, political, sociological, and cultural imaginations of academics, policymakers, and society. The suburbs are…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Urban Informatics

    Collaboration at the nexus of policy, technology and design, people and data

    Edited by Kristene Unsworth, Andrea Forte, Richardson Dilworth

    Information shapes urban spaces in ways that most people rarely stop to consider. From data-driven planning to grassroots activism to influencing the routes we walk, bike, and drive, new information technologies are helping city dwellers to leverage information in new ways. These technologies shape…

    Paperback – 2017-10-24 
    Routledge

  • The Virtual and the Real in Planning and Urban Design

    Perspectives, Practices and Applications

    Edited by Claudia Yamu, Alenka Poplin, Oswald Devisch, Gert De Roo

    The Virtual and the Real in Planning and Urban Design: Perspectives, Practices and Applications explores the merging relationship between physical and virtual spaces in planning and urban design. Technological advances such as smart sensors, interactive screens, locative media and evolving…

    Hardback – 2017-10-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • The Fight for Fair Housing

    Causes, Consequences and Future Implications of the 1968 Federal Fair Housing Act

    Edited by Gregory Squires

    The Federal Fair Housing Act of 1968 was passed at a time of turmoil, conflict, and often conflagration in cities across the nation. It took the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to finally secure passage. The Kerner Commission warned in 1968 that "to continue present policies is to make…

    Paperback – 2017-10-20 
    Routledge

  • Digital and Smart Cities

    By Katharine S. Willis, Alessandro Aurigi

    Digital and Smart Cities presents an overview of how technologies shape our cities. There is a growing awareness in the fields of design and architecture of the need to address the way that technology affects the urban condition. This book aims to give an informative and definitive overview of the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Introductions to Urbanism and the City

  • An Introduction to Urban Geography

    By John R. Short

    This book, first published in 1984, is an attempt to make students aware of the variety in the urban condition and to introduce them to some of the relationships operating between space and society. From the broad aim of seeking to show the relationship between urbanism and society flows a number…

    Hardback – 2017-10-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Urban and Rural Change in West Germany

    Edited by Trevor Wild

    Originally published in 1983. Attention is focused in this book on the principal functional, spatial and morphological changes which had taken place within West Germany’s uniquely arranged mosaic of cities, towns and intervening rural areas during the postwar period. The topics covered here have…

    Hardback – 2017-10-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Land Use and Urban Form

    The Consumption Theory of Land Rent

    By Grant Ian Thrall

    Originally published in 1987. The Consumption Theory of Land Rent or CTLR is a comprehensive model of the urban landscape developed by Grant Ian Thrall. Working from the basic idea that the same underlying processes account for the spatial structure of all places, Thrall shows how CTLR can be used…

    Hardback – 2017-10-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Urban Problems in Western Europe

    An Economic Analysis

    By Paul C. Cheshire, Dennis G. Hay

    This major study, first published in 1989, examines Western Europe’s urban problems in unprecedented breadth and depth. It is a synthesis of research which had three main aims: to establish an informed view of the state of urban Europe in the most systematic and consistent way possible; to…

    Hardback – 2017-10-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Talking Race in Young Adulthood

    Race and Everyday Life in Contemporary Britain

    By Bethan Harries

    At a time in which race lies at the heart of so much public debate, Talking Race in Young Adulthood comes at an important moment. Drawing on ethnographic research with young adults in Manchester, Harries engages with ideas of the post-racial to explore how young adults make sense of their…

    Hardback – 2017-10-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

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