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  • Mega-events and Urban Image Construction

    Beijing and Rio de Janeiro, 1st Edition

    By Anne-Marie Broudehoux

    While societies shape the way their cities look and are represented, urban images, in turn, nurture and structure social relations in multiple ways. Nowhere is this dialectical relationship between social processes and urban representations more visible than in the hosting of global spectacles such…

    Hardback – 2017-02-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Cultural Sustainability and Regional Development

    Theories and practices of territorialisation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joost Dessein, Elena Battaglini, Lummina Horlings

    Meeting the aims of sustainability is becoming increasingly difficult; at the same time, the call for culture is becoming more powerful. This book explores the relationships between culture, sustainability and regional change through the concept of ‘territorialisation’. This new concept describes…

    Paperback – 2017-02-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Culture and Sustainable Development

  • Encounters in Planning Thought

    16 Autobiographical Essays from Key Thinkers in Spatial Planning, 1st Edition

    Edited by Beatrix Haselsberger

    Encounters in Planning Thought builds on the intellectual legacy of spatial planning through essays by leading scholars from around the world, including John Friedmann, Peter Marcuse, Patsy Healey, Andreas Faludi, Judith Innes, Rachelle Alterman and many more. Each author provides a fascinating and…

    Paperback – 2017-01-23
    Routledge

  • Community-Built

    Art, Construction, Preservation, and Place, 1st Edition

    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 – 2016-12-09
    Routledge
    Community Development Research and Practice Series

  • The Human Experience of Space and Place

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anne Buttimer, David Seamon

    Humanistic geography is one of the major emerging themes which has recently dominated geographic writing. Anne Buttimer has been one of the leading figures in the rise of humanistic geography, and the research students she collected round her at Clark University in the 1970s constituted something…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Urban Planning After Disasters

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Olshansky

    This four-volume collection brings together the most important canonical and cutting-edge papers in the essential topic of planning after disasters. This is the first coherent academic reference work to date. These selections emphasize knowledge regarding reconstruction and recovery of communities…

    Hardback – 2016-11-24
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Built Environment

  • City of Well-being

    A radical guide to planning, 1st Edition

    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

  • Unequal Cities

    The Challenge of Post-Industrial Transition in Times of Austerity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roberta Cucca, Costanzo Ranci

    This seminal edited collection examines the impact of austerity and economic crisis on European cities. Whilst on the one hand the struggle for competitiveness has induced many European cities to invest in economic performance and attractiveness, on the other, national expenditure cuts and dominant…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02
    Routledge

  • Spatializing Culture

    The Ethnography of Space and Place, 1st Edition

    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 – 2016-09-06
    Routledge

  • The Legacy of Nuclear Power

    1st Edition

    By Andrew Blowers

    Nuclear energy leaves behind an infinitely dangerous legacy of radioactive wastes in places that are remote and polluted landscapes of risk. Four of these places - Hanford (USA) where the plutonium for the first atomic bombs was made, Sellafield, where the UK’s nuclear legacy is concentrated and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-05
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Urban Planning

    11th Edition

    By John M. Levy

    Planning is a highly political activity. It is immersed in politics and inseparable from the law. Urban and regional planning decisions often involve large sums of money, both public and private, with the potential to deliver large benefits to some and losses to others. Contemporary Urban Planning,…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01
    Routledge

  • Water Policy and Management in Spain

    1st Edition

    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 – 2016-08-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

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