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  • US Infrastructure

    Challenges and Directions for the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aman Khan, Klaus Becker

    This book presents an in-depth look at US infrastructure and its challenges in the 21st century. While infrastructure has received considerable attention in recent years, much of the discussion has concentrated on physical, economic, or noneconomic conditions. The Trump administration has…

    Paperback – 2019-09-10 
    Routledge

  • Urban Politics

    Cities and Suburbs in a Global Age, 10th Edition

    By Myron Levine

    Urban Politics blends the most insightful classic and current political science and related literature with current issues in urban affairs. The book’s integrative theme is ‘power,’ demonstrating that the study of urban politics requires an analysist to look beyond the formal institutions and…

    Paperback – 2019-08-06
    Routledge

  • Greening Post-Industrial Cities

    Growth, Equity, and Environmental Governance, 1st Edition

    By Corina McKendry

    City greening has been heralded for contributing to environmental governance and critiqued for exacerbating displacement and inequality.  Bringing these two disparate analyses into conversation, this book offers a comparative understanding of how tensions between growth, environmental protection,…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge

  • The Risk of Regional Governance

    Cultural Theory and Interlocal Cooperation, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Skuzinski

    Creating metropolitan regions that are more efficient, equitable, and sustainable depends on the willingness of local officials to work together across municipal boundaries to solve large-scale problems. How do these local officials think? Why do they only sometimes cooperate? What kind of…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge

  • The Governance of Urban Green Spaces in the EU

    Social innovation and civil society, 1st Edition

    By Judith Schicklinski

    Across European cities the use of urban space is controversial and subject to diverging interests. On the one hand citizens are increasingly aware of the necessity for self-organising to reclaim green spaces. On the other hand local authorities have started to involve citizens in the governance of…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • Local Participatory Governance and Representative Democracy

    Institutional Dilemmas in European Cities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nils Hertting, Clarissa Kugelberg

    Over the past few decades and throughout the world, numerous government-initiated experiments and attempts at directly engaging and including citizens have emerged as remedies for a variety of problems faced by modern democracies, including political disaffection and insufficient capacity to deal…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge

  • Contested Holy Cities

    The Urban Dimension of Religious Conflicts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Dumper

    Examining contestation and conflict management within holy cities, this book provides both an overview and a range of options available to those concerned with this increasingly urgent phenomenon. In cities in India, the Balkans and the Mediterranean, we can see examples where religion plays a…

    Hardback – 2019-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics

  • Democracy Disconnected

    Participation and Governance in a City of the South, 1st Edition

    By Fiona Anciano, Laurence Piper

    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, especially to produce the City. City Hall lacks control over key aspects of city decision-making, especially…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • Racial Cities

    Governance and the Segregation of Romani People in Urban Europe, 1st Edition

    By Giovanni Picker

    Going beyond race-blind approaches to spatial segregation in Europe, Racial Cities argues that race is the logic through which stigmatized and segregated "Gypsy urban areas" have emerged and persisted after World War II. Building on nearly a decade of ethnographic and historical research in Romania…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • A History of Human Rights Society in Singapore

    1965-2015, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jiyoung Song

    To celebrate Singapore’s fiftieth anniversary for its independence from Malaysia in 2015, 35 students, academics and activists came together to discuss and write about pioneering Singaporean human rights activists and their under-reported stories in Singapore. The city-state is known for its…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Food Sovereignty

    Concept, Practice and Social Movements, 1st Edition

    Edited by Annie Shattuck, Christina Schiavoni, Zoe VanGelder

    Food sovereignty has been a fundamentally contested concept in global agrarian discourse over the last two decades, as a political project and campaign, an alternative, a social movement, and an analytical framework. It has inspired and mobilized diverse publics: workers, scholars and public…

    Paperback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • The Politics of Poverty in Contemporary Russia

    1st Edition

    By Ann-Mari Sätre

    This book provides an overview of poverty and well-being in Russia. Increasing poverty rates during the 1990s were followed by greater attention to social policies in the 2000s and increased efforts to engage people in socially oriented NGOs and ‘encourage’ them to contribute to the fulfillment of…

    Hardback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge
    Studies in Contemporary Russia

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