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  • Development-Induced Displacement and Resettlement

    New perspectives on persisting problems

    Edited by Irge Satiroglu, Narae Choi

    Every year millions of people are displaced from their homes, livelihoods and communities due to land-based development projects. There is no limit to what can be called a ‘development project’. They can range from small-scale infrastructure or mining projects to mega hydropower plants; can be…

    Paperback – 2016-12-27 
    Routledge Studies in Development, Displacement and Resettlement

  • Strata Title Property Rights

    Private governance of multi-owned properties

    By Cathy Sherry

    Multi-owned properties make up an ever-increasing proportion of commercial, tourist and residential development, in both urban and rural landscapes around the world. This book critically analyses the legal, social and economic complexities of strata or community title schemes. At a time when…

    Hardback – 2016-12-19 
    Routledge Complex Real Property Rights Series

  • Sustainable Communities and Urban Housing

    A Comparative European Perspective

    Edited by Montserrat Pareja-Eastaway, Nessa Winston

    Since the start of the 21st century, urban communities have faced increasing challenges in housing affordability, with environmental issues causing additional concern. It is clear that changes to urban housing are needed to enhance the resilience of cities and improve the economic, social and…

    Hardback – 2016-12-14 
    Routledge Studies in International Real Estate

  • Homelessness and Social Work

    An Intersectional Approach

    By Carole Zufferey

    Drawing on intersectional theorising, Homelessness and Social Work highlights the diversities and complexities of homelessness and social work research, policy and practice. It invites social work students, practitioners, policy makers and academics to re-examine the subject by exploring how…

    Hardback – 2016-12-08 
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Pricing and Sustainability of Urban Real Estate

    By Tom Kauko

    Urban sustainability has become a political and social agenda of global significance, of which real estate is an integral dimension. Sustainable urban development includes much more than ‘green building’ standards, yet in practice, other aspects such land use plans and locations are often…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06 

  • The Urban Struggle for Economic, Environmental and Social Justice

    Deepening their roots

    By Malo André Hutson

    This book discusses the current demographic shifts of blacks, Latinos, and other people of colour out of certain strong-market cities and the growing fear of displacement among low-income urban residents. It documents these populations’ efforts to remain in their communities and highlights how…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02 
    Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

  • Design Against Crime

    A Human-Centred Approach to Designing for Safety and Security

    By Caroline L. Davey, Andrew B. Wootton

    Design Against Crime will aid the design profession to meet the challenges presented by the competing needs and complex systems around crime and security. It proposes that designers should use their creative talents to develop innovative solutions to security problems that contribute to the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Design for Social Responsibility

  • Multigenerational Family Living

    Evidence and Policy Implications from Australia

    Edited by Edgar Liu, Hazel Easthope

    Multigenerational living – where more than one generation of related adults cohabit in the same dwelling – is recognized as a common arrangement amongst many Asian, Middle Eastern and Southern European cultures, but this arrangement is becoming increasingly familiar in many Western…

    Hardback – 2016-11-10 
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • A City of One's Own

    Blurring the Boundaries Between Private and Public

    By Sophie Body-Gendrot, Jacques Carré

    This book highlights the citizens' continuous participation in a wide range of urban affairs, especially outside institutional frameworks. It brings together an interdisciplinary team of French, British and American academics who examine the long and rich history of participation or partnership in…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • Cities as Engines of Sustainable Competitiveness

    European Urban Policy in Practice

    By Leo van den Berg, Jan van der Meer

    Reflecting on two decades of ’competitiveness-oriented’ urban policies in Europe, this book investigates the current challenges cities face to sustain their economic position and how this can be balanced with social progress and environmental improvements. Complementing previous surveys on local…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • Upwave

    City Dynamics and the Coming Capitalist Revival

    By John Montgomery

    Countering the many claims that the best days of capitalism are over following the economic meltdown of 2008 onwards, this book provocatively argues that a new golden age of capitalism - or upwave - began around 2002, and despite the unstable markets in the western world of the past few years, this…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • Rural Housing, Exurbanization, and Amenity-Driven Development

    Contrasting the 'Haves' and the 'Have Nots'

    By Mark Lapping

    Edited by David Marcouiller

    Rural America is progressing through a dramatic and sustained post-industrial economic transition. For many, traditional means of household sustenance gained through agriculture, mining and rustic tourism are giving way to large scale corporate agriculture, footloose and globally competitive…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

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