Urban Politics Products

  • American Urban Politics in a Global Age

    8th Edition

    Edited by Paul Kantor, Dennis R Judd, Annika Hinze, James Smith

    Bringing together a selection of readings that represent some of the most important trends and topics in urban scholarship today, American Urban Politics in a Global Age provides historical context and contemporary commentaries on the economy, politics, culture and identity of American cities. The…

    Paperback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Democracy Disconnected

    Participation and Governance in a City of the South

    By Laurence Piper, Fiona Anciano

    Why is dissatisfaction with local democracy endemic, despite the spread of new participatory institutions? This book argues that a key reason is the limited power of elected local officials over urban governance. City Hall lacks control over key aspects of city decision-making, especially under…

    Hardback – 2018-10-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Politics and Conflict in Governance and Planning

    Theory and Practice

    Edited by Ayda Eraydin, Klaus Frey

    Politics and Conflict in Governance and Planning offers a critical evaluation of manifold ways in which the political dimension is reflected in contemporary planning and governance. While the theoretical debates on post-politics and the wider frame of post-foundational political theory provide…

    Hardback – 2018-09-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Urban Politics and Policy

  • The Routledge Handbook to the Governance of Migration and Diversity in Cities

    Edited by Tiziana Caponio, Peter Scholten, Ricard Zapata-Barrero

    How have immigration and diversity shaped urban life and local governance? The Routledge Handbook to the Governance of Migration and Diversity in Cities focuses on the ways migration and diversity have transformed cities, and how cities have responded to the challenges and opportunities offered.…

    Hardback – 2018-09-07 
    Routledge

  • City Politics

    The Political Economy of Urban America, 10th Edition

    By Dennis R. Judd, Annika M. Hinze

    Praised for the clarity of its writing, careful research, and distinctive theme – that urban politics in the United States has evolved as a dynamic interaction between governmental power, private actors, and a politics of identity – City Politics remains a classic study of urban politics.  Its…

    Paperback – 2018-08-27 
    Routledge

  • Activist Citizenship in Southeast Europe

    Edited by Adam Fagan, Indraneel Sircar

    This volume explores recent episodes of progressive citizen-led mobilisation that have spread across Southeast Europe over the past decade. These protests have allowed citizens the opportunity to challenge prevailing notions of citizenship and provided the chance to redress what is perceived to be…

    Hardback – 2018-08-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Europe-Asia Studies

  • A Place to Call Home

    Women as Agents of Change in Mumbai

    By Ramya Ramanath

    Any city is a product of politics and economics, organizations and people. Yet, the life experiences of women uprooted from its poorest quarters seldom inform urban resettlement plans.  In this ethnographic field study, Ramya Ramanath, Associate Professor at DePaul University, examines the lives…

    Hardback – 2018-07-23 
    Routledge

  • Economic Development and Governance in Small Town America

    Paths to Growth

    By Daniel Bliss

    Who governs? And why? How do they govern? These remain vital questions in the politics of our small cities and towns. In this new book, author Daniel Bliss takes issue with those who believe that small towns and cities are fatally vulnerable to the pressures of a global economy. Based on in-depth…

    Paperback – 2018-02-13
    Routledge

  • Changing Landscapes of Urban Citizenship

    Southern Europe in Times of Crisis

    Edited by Alexandra Zavos, Penny Koutrolikou, Dimitra Siatitsa

    Since the 2008 financial crisis, politics of austerity in Europe have engendered far-reaching socioeconomic and political transformations. The recent refugee ‘crisis’ has also deeply affected the sociopolitical terrain. Contrary to past arguments about the reduced significance of the nation state,…

    Hardback – 2018-02-13
    Routledge

  • Reshaping City Governance

    London, Mumbai, Kolkata, Hyderabad

    By Nirmala Rao

    India’s cities are in the midst of an unprecedented urban expansion. While India is acknowledged as a rising power, poised to emerge into the front rank of global economies, the pace and scale of its urbanisation calls for more effective metropolitan management if that growth is not to be…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Routledge Revivals: Localities (1989)

    The Changing Face of Urban Britain

    Edited by Philip Cooke

    First published in 1989, this book examines seven different localities, ranging from the outer suburbs of large northern cities to small freestanding town, which were prospering in the 1980s or struggling against the negative employment effects of restructuring. Within the theoretical frame of ‘…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge

  • The Global City 2.0

    From Strategic Site to Global Actor

    By Kristin Ljungkvist

    Global cities all over the world are taking on new roles as they increasingly participate directly and independently in international affairs and global politics. So far, surprisingly few studies have analyzed the role of the Global City beyond its already well explicated role in the globalized…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23
    Routledge
    Cities and Global Governance

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