Urban Geography Products

  • Urbanization in China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Margaret Crawford, Marco Cenzatti

    Since the "Opening Up" period of 1978-80, China has urbanized with unprecedented speed. The construction of completely new cities and the dramatic redevelopment of existing urban centers have completely transformed the Chinese landscape. This urban revolution has generated an astonishing number and…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Urban Studies

  • Urban Ecology, 4-vol. set

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Douglas

    Urban Ecology is a rapidly developing area of research and study. Drawing on the work of many disciplines—including geography, planning, landscape architecture, sociology, economics, anthropology, engineering, and climatology—urban ecologists argue that an understanding of the relationships between…

    Hardback – 2015-11-16
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Geography

  • Public Space

    1st Edition

    Edited by Vikas Mehta

    By closely examining its public spaces, we can decipher the social, cultural and political life of a city. Public space is the arena for individual and group expression; a forum for dialogue, debate, and contestation; a space for conviviality, leisure, performance, and display; a place…

    Hardback – 2015-07-22
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Built Environment

  • Urban Landscape

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anita Berrizbeitia

    This is a set that brings together scholarly work on historical, conceptual, and technical aspects of the urban landscape. The role of landscape, as recreational, public, social, ecological, infrastructural and experiential component of the urban environment has been increasingly recognized during…

    Hardback – 2015-03-13
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Built Environment

  • Urban Design

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tridib Banerjee

    From the earliest attempts to structure and organize human settlements in the image of divine, cosmic, or an ideal social order, the notion of urban design has deep historical roots. Down the ages, the design of cities has reflected edicts prescribed by the highest authorities, including priests,…

    Hardback – 2013-12-13
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts

  • Global Cities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Taylor, Jonathan V Beaverstock, Ben Derudder, James Faulconbridge, John Harrison, Michael Hoyler, Kathy Pain, Frank Witlox

    A striking consequence of contemporary globalization has been an increase in the importance and prestige of cities. Whereas only a generation or so ago cities were commonly viewed as ‘problems’, the sites of society’s ills, today they are more readily seen as ‘solutions’, places where twenty-first…

    Hardback – 2012-12-11
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Urban Studies

  • Urban Modelling

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alan Wilson

    The study of cities is one of the grand challenges of twenty-first-century science, and mathematical modelling—in this case, urban modelling—provides a crucial contribution to scholarly and practical projects fully to comprehend their workings, evolution, and associated planning problems. There…

    Hardback – 2012-09-08
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Urban Studies

  • Urban Regeneration and Renewal

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Tallon

    The pursuit of regeneration and renewal has played an important role in the history and development of the world’s cities, and the theoretical and applied issues around these critical concepts are of increasing importance to governments and local populations, as well as to urban professionals and…

    Hardback – 2010-03-25
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Urban Studies

  • The City

    Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Pacione

    This anthology synthesises a wealth of published research to provide students of the city with a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the key concepts and themes in contemporary urban studies.This collection comprises over 130 seminal readings accompanied by embedded references to guide…

    Hardback – 2001-10-25
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

  • Early Urban Planning: 1870-1940

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard LeGates, Frederic Stout

    This set is a carefully balanced selection of writings representing some of the most important currents in the thought of city and regional planning during the period 1870-1940 when urban planning emerged as a serious disciplinary field.The set consists of eight key books from this period,…

    Hardback – 1998-02-12
    Routledge

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