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  • Urban Poverty in Britain 1830-1914

    By James H. Treble

    First published in 1979, Urban Poverty in Britain 1830-1914 examines the plight of the poor in towns as a direct result of industrialization. This valuable study examines the major causes of poverty – low pay, casual labour, unemployment, sickness, widowhood, large families, old age, drink and…

    Hardback – 2018-02-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

  • Urbanization in China

    Town and Country in a Developing Economy 1949-2000 AD

    By Richard J R Kirkby

    Originally published in 1985, Urbanisation in China is based on extensive original research and fieldwork, considers the whole problem of urbanisation in China. Starting with an outline of the pre-communist legacy, the author traces population changes and urban growth throughout the communist…

    Hardback – 2018-02-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

  • Dwelling in the Future

    Land Use, Housing, and the Conditions for Contemporary Architectural Production

    By Pierre d'Avoine

    Drawing together writings, drawings, and photographs produced over the past decade, this volume focuses specifically on the issue of contemporary land value, availability and use as the fundamental condition determining architectural production and, in particular, housing. It presents design…

    Paperback – 2018-02-01 
    Routledge
    Design Research in Architecture

  • Routledge Revivals: Transforming Cities (1997)

    Contested Governance and New Spatial Divisions

    Edited by Nick Jewson, Susanne Macgregor

    Transforming Cities examines the profound changes that have characterised cities of the advanced capitalist societies in the final decades of the twentieth century. It analyses ways in which relationships of contest, conflict and co-operation are realised in and through the social and spatial forms…

    Hardback – 2018-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British Sociological Association

  • Delhi's Changing Built Environment

    By Piyush Tiwari, Jyoti Rao

    Recently declared the world's second most populous city, the rapid expansion of Delhi in recent years has presented considerable challenges in shaping and developing the city's built environment. This book charts the political, economic and social forces that drove development in India generally…

    Hardback – 2018-01-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in International Real Estate

  • Future Visions of Urban Public Housing (Routledge Revivals)

    An International Forum, November 17-20, 1994

    Edited by Wolfgang F. E. Preiser, David P. Varady, Francis P. Russell

    First published in 1994, this book brings together the papers presented at the International Forum on ‘Future Visions of Urban Public Housing’ held on November 17-20, 1994 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Participants included public housing officials, academics, practitioners and public housing residents who…

    Paperback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Polite Politics

    A Sociological Analysis of an Urban Protest in Hong Kong

    By Denny Ho Kwok-leung

    This title was first published in 2000:  This book contributes to social movement theory and to an understanding of Hong Kong politics through analysis of an urban housing protest movement. The theoretical approach adopted is a multi-level one, and seeks to show the influence of the political…

    Hardback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Shadow Women (Routledge Revivals)

    Homeless Women's Survival Stories

    By Marjorie Bard

    First published in 1990, this book emerged from the author’s experiences talking to homeless women and her desire to bring these problems to light along with the social injustice that often underlies them. The book also describes being "at risk": a paycheck, widowhood, or unfair divorce settlement…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Rural Livelihoods in China

    Political economy in transition

    Edited by Heather Xiaoquan Zhang

    In recent decades, China has undergone rapid economic growth, industrialisation and urbanisation concomitant with deep and extensive structural and social change, profoundly reshaping the country’s development landscape and urban-rural relationships. This book applies livelihoods approaches to…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Youth in Transition

    Housing, Employment, Social Policies and Families in France and Spain

    By Teresa Jurado Guerrero

    This title was first published in 2002: In recent years there has been a trend among young people across Europe towards remaining longer in their parental homes. Many reasons have been suggested for this change in demographic patterns, but Teresa Jurado Guerrero’s study of France and Spain…

    Hardback – 2017-11-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Suburbia in the 21st Century

    From Dreamscape to Nightmare?

    Edited by Paul J. Maginn, Katrin B. Anacker

    Since the emergence of the garden suburbs in the UK in the early 20th century and mass suburbanisation since the early 1950s, suburbs have come to hold a special place in the geographical, political, sociological, and cultural imaginations of academics, policymakers, and society. The suburbs are…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Rural Second Homes in Europe

    Examining Housing Supply and Planning Control

    By Nick Gallent, Mark Tewdwr-Jones

    This title was first published in 2000:  Improved communication links between urban and rural areas and an increase in property prices in urban regions have made commuting an attractive option for European town and city dwellers eager to 'escape' urban living. This has lead to a proliferation…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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