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 – 2019-02-15 

  • The Politics of Food Sovereignty

    Concept, Practice and Social Movements

    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 – 2019-01-04 
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • 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 – 2019-01-01 

  • 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 – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge Research in Urban Politics and Policy

  • Comparative Paradiplomacy

    By Jorge A Schiavon

    Studying paradiplomacy comparatively, this book explains why and how sub-State governments (SSG) conduct their international relations (IR) with external actors, and how federal authorities and local governments coordinate or not in the definition and implementation of the national foreign policy.…

    Hardback – 2018-12-14 
    Federalism Studies

  • The Globalisation of Urban Governance

    Edited by Helmut Philipp Aust, Anél du Plessis

    The adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by the UN General Assembly in 2015 represents the latest attempt by the international community to live up to the challenges of a planet that is out of bounds. Sustainable Development Goal 11 set out the vision that by 2030 cities around the…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Cities and Global Governance

  • The Politics of Poverty in Contemporary Russia

    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 – 2018-11-16 
    Studies in Contemporary Russia

  • The Politics of Urban Sustainability Transitions

    Knowledge, Power and Governance

    Edited by Jens Stissing Jensen, Philipp Späth, Matthew Cashmore

    Cities, the world over, are increasingly recognized to be both a principal source of the environmental and social sustainability challenges facing contemporary society and a critical site for addressing these challenges. Socio-technical systems are at the heart of these challenges as they configure…

    Hardback – 2018-11-05 
    Routledge Research in Sustainable Urbanism

  • The Governance of Urban Green Spaces in the EU

    Social innovation and civil society

    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 – 2018-11-03 

  • Democracy Disconnected

    Participation and Governance in a City of the South

    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…

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

  • 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 – 2018-09-06

  • The Routledge Handbook of 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 – 2018-08-30

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