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  • From Student to Urban Planner

    Young Practitioners’ Reflections on Contemporary Ethical Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tuna Taşan-Kok, Mark Oranje

    For many young planners, the noble intentions with going to planning school seem starkly out of place in the neoliberal worlds they have come to inhabit. For some, the huge gap between the power they thought they would have and what they actually do is not only worrying, but also deeply…

    Paperback – 2017-12-05
    Routledge
    RTPI Library Series

  • Urban Biodiversity

    From Research to Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alessandro Ossola, Jari Niemelä

    Urban biodiversity is an increasingly popular topic among researchers. Worldwide, thousands of research projects are unravelling how urbanisation impacts the biodiversity of cities and towns, as well as its benefits for people and the environment through ecosystem services. Exciting scientific…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urban Ecology

  • Urban Mobilities in the Global South

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tanu Priya Uteng, Karen Lucas

    The book considers urban mobilities and immobilities in the Global South through an exploration of the theoretical and methodological entry points that can be used to further the agenda of transport planning. Transport system improvements can (and do) have complex and unequal impacts on different…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01
    Routledge
    Transport and Mobility

  • Geographical Gerontology

    Perspectives, Concepts, Approaches, 1st Edition

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

    Understanding where ageing occurs, how it is experienced by different people in different places, and in what ways it is transforming our communities, economies and societies at all levels has become crucial for the development of informed research, policy and programmes. This book focuses on the…

    Hardback – 2017-11-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Place and Placelessness Revisited

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Freestone, Edgar Liu

    Since its publication in 1976, Ted Relph’s Place and Placelessness has been an influential text in thinking about cities and city life across disciplines, including human geography, sociology, architecture, planning, and urban design. For four decades, ideas put forward by this seminal work have…

    Paperback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Cities and the Knowledge Economy

    Promise, Politics and Possibilities, 1st Edition

    By Tim May, Beth Perry

    Cities and the Knowledge Economy is an in-depth, interdisciplinary, international and comparative examination of the relationship between knowledge and urban development in the contemporary era. Through the lenses of promise, politics and possibility, it examines how the knowledge economy has…

    Paperback – 2017-11-09
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Science in Society Series

  • Urbanization in Israel

    1st Edition

    By Elisha Efrat

    Originally published in 1984, Urbanization in Israel describes the urban geography of Israel, and analyses the development of urban settlements from the beginning of the 21st century. The book places special emphasis on the period since Israeli statehood and describes urbanization from a geographic…

    Hardback – 2017-10-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urbanization

  • Soviet Urbanization

    1st Edition

    By Olga Medvedkov

    Originally published in 1990, Soviet Urbanization provides an assessment of Soviet urban systems. Drawing on her personal experiences at the Soviet Academy of Sciences and bringing with her much material otherwise unavailable in the West, the author analyses the structure of the Soviet urban…

    Hardback – 2017-10-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urbanization

  • Routledge Library Editions: Urbanization

    1st Edition

    By Various

    The volumes in this set, originally published between 1978 and 1997, draw together research by leading academics in the area of urbanization, and provide a rigorous examination of related key issues. The volumes examine urbanization in developing countries, urban planning, urban societies and race,…

    Hardback – 2017-10-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urbanization

  • Impact Evaluation of Infrastructure Interventions

    1st Edition

    Edited by Henrik Hansen, Ole Winckler Andersen, Howard White

    The focus on results in development agencies has led to increased focus on impact evaluation to demonstrate the effectiveness of development programmes. This book illustrates the broad range of methods available for counterfactual analysis of infrastructure programmes such as establishment,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-19
    Routledge

  • The Fight for Fair Housing

    Causes, Consequences, and Future Implications of the 1968 Federal Fair Housing Act, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gregory D. Squires

    The federal Fair Housing Act of 1968 was passed in 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 its passage. The Kerner Commission warned in 1968 that "to continue present policies…

    Paperback – 2017-10-18
    Routledge

  • Actor Networks of Planning

    Exploring the Influence of Actor Network Theory, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yvonne Rydin, Laura Tate

    Planning is centrally focused on places which are significant to people, including both the built and natural environments. In making changes to these places, planning outcomes inevitably benefit some and disadvantage others. It is perhaps surprising that Actor Network Theory (ANT) has only…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

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