Planning - Human Geography Products

  • Geography of Innovation

    New Trends and Implication for Public Policy Renewal

    Edited by Nadine Massard, Corinne Autant-Bernard

    Within the European context of innovation for growth, public and corporate actors are faced with pressing questions concerning innovation policy and the return on public and private investment in innovation at the regional level. To help them answer these questions, researchers in the field of…

    Hardback – 2016-09-10 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Waterfronts Revisited

    European ports in a historic and global perspective

    Edited by Heleni Porfyriou, Marichela Sepe

    Waterfronts Revisited addresses the historical evolution of the relationship between port and city and re-examines waterfront development by looking at the urban territory and historical city in their complexity and entirety. By identifying guiding values, urban patterns and typologies, and local…

    Hardback – 2016-08-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Shrinking Cities

    Understanding urban decline in the United States

    By Russell Weaver, Sharmistha Bagchi-Sen, Jason Knight, Amy E. Frazier

    Shrinking Cities: Understanding Shrinkage and Decline in the United States offers a contemporary look at patterns of shrinkage and decline in the United States. The book juxtaposes the complex and numerous processes that contribute to these patterns with broader policy frameworks that have been…

    Hardback – 2016-08-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Spatializing Culture

    The Ethnography of Space and Place

    By Setha Low

    This book demonstrates the value of ethnographic theory and methods in understanding space and place, and considers how ethnographically-based spatial analyses can yield insight into prejudices, inequalities and social exclusion as well as offering people the means for understanding the places…

    Paperback – 2016-08-22 
    Routledge

  • Encounters in Planning Thought

    16 Autobiographical Essays from Key Thinkers in Planning

    Edited by Beatrix Haselsberger

    Encounters in Planning Thought creates an informed future perspective on the planning field by looking at planning through the eyes of those that have been at the coal face of planning’s scholarly institutionalisation. The book provides a timely forum for those that have been central to the last…

    Paperback – 2016-08-15 
    Routledge

  • Hierarchy, Information and Power

    Cities as Corporate Command and Control Centers

    Edited by Hongmian Gong

    The proposed book is a collection of selected papers presented in the 2012 annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers in New York honoring James O. Wheeler (1938-2010). The eight papers are informed and inspired by James O. Wheeler's many contributions to urban geography,…

    Hardback – 2016-08-02 
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Urban Planning

    11th Edition

    By John M Levy

    John Levy is Professor Emeritus at Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University in Blacksburg, VA, USA.…

    Paperback – 2016-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Children-centered Urbanism

    By Quazi Zaman

    Child-centered Urbanism explores the relationship between children and the city, focusing on how the two are interrelated and how the relationship directly effects achieving sustainable objectives. This relationship between children and the city is manifested in ‘children -centered urbanism’. An…

    Paperback – 2016-07-28 
    Routledge

  • Green Gentrification

    Urban sustainability and the struggle for environmental justice

    By Kenneth A. Gould, Tammy L. Lewis

    Green Gentrification looks at the social consequences of urban "greening" from an environmental justice and sustainable development perspective. Through a comparative examination of five cases of urban greening in Brooklyn, New York, it demonstrates that such initiatives, while positive for the…

    Hardback – 2016-07-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

  • Sustainable Urban Agriculture and Food Planning

    Edited by Rob Roggema

    As urban populations rise rapidly and concerns about food security increase, interest in urban agriculture has been renewed in both developed and developing countries. This book focuses on the sustainable development of urban agriculture and its relationship to food planning in cities.  It…

    Hardback – 2016-07-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Water Policy and Management in Spain

    Edited by Francisco González-Gómez, Miguel A. García-Rubio, Jorge Guardiola

    Spain is facing an increasingly difficult situation in terms of water stress. This is an issue that is due mostly to poor management practices in all sectors. Large amounts of water have been used for agricultural purposes at very low prices for too long; there is an uncontrolled use of…

    Paperback – 2016-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

  • Asian Perspectives on Water Policy

    Edited by Cecilia Tortajada, Asit K. Biswas

    Asian countries are not homogenous. They are in different stages of social and economic development, with cultural conditions and institutional and legal frameworks varying from one country to another. Therefore, how water can be successfully managed differs from one country to another. The book…

    Paperback – 2016-07-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

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