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  • Urban Knowledge and Innovation Spaces

    Insights, Inspirations and Inclinations from Global Practices

    Edited by Tan Yigitcanlar, Melih Bulu

    The expansion of knowledge economy, globalization, and economic competitiveness has imparted importance of knowledge and innovation in local economies worldwide. As a result, integrating knowledge generation and innovation considerations in urban planning and development processes has become an…

    Hardback – 2017-10-04 
    Routledge

  • Designing with Smell

    Practices, Techniques and Challenges

    Edited by Victoria Henshaw, Kate McLean, Dominic Medway, Chris Perkins, Gary Warnaby

    Designing with Smell aims to inspire readers to actively consider smell in their work through the inclusion of case studies from around the world, highlighting the current use of smell in different cutting-edge design and artistic practices. This book provides practical guidance regarding different…

    Paperback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge

  • City

    2nd Edition

    By Phil Hubbard

    City provides an accessible yet critical introduction to one of the key ideas in human geography. While most of the world’s population now lives in cities, the definition and theoretical specification of the city nonetheless remains elusive. In this extensively updated second edition, Phil Hubbard…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02 
    Routledge
    Key Ideas in Geography

  • Social Policy and the Achievement Gap in Education

    By Corey Bunje Bower

    Bringing together research from a range of fields, Bower comprehensively examines the effects of social and environmental factors on educational achievement, and evaluates whether social policy is able to improve the experiences of children living in urban poverty in ways that will narrow the gap…

    Hardback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Educational Equality and Diversity

  • Changing Mobilities

    By Monika Büscher

    The hypermobility of the twenty-first century is fragile, arguably on the verge of momentous change. Public space is a particularly important locale of socio-technical innovation in mobile living. Based on studies of emerging mobility practices in and around public places, undertaken as part…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Changing Mobilities

  • Working-Class Images of Society (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Martin Bulmer

    First published in 1975. How do men come to perceive and evaluate a world in which marked inequalities of class and status exist? This book considers the nature of class images and their underlying work and community structures. Beginning with the argument that the perception of society varies…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Change and Stability in Urban Europe

    Form, Quality and Governance

    By Gertrud Jorgensen, Wim Ostendorf

    Edited by Harri Andersson

    This title was first published in 2001. Significant transformations in the spatial organization of European cities have taken place over the past two decades. Social fragmentation, increasingly complex systems of governance, the transformation of relations to public space and the shift of work from…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Governing Cities on the Move

    Functional and Management Perspectives on Transformations of European Urban Infrastructures

    By Walter Schenkel

    Edited by Martin Dijst

    This title was first published in 2002: The success of any investment strategy in urban infrastructures is dependent on how people as members of households, companies or institutions will use these infrastructures in their daily lives and how actors take decisions on their investment strategies.…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Urban Sores

    On the Interaction between Segregation, Urban Decay and Deprived Neighbourhoods

    By Hans Skifter Andersen

    This title was first published in 2003. Most European cities have experienced problems in certain neighbourhoods that are termed deprived or excluded. Traditionally these were found in the oldest urban areas with lowest quality housing, but since the 1980s, such areas have emerged in housing…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Planning for a Better Urban Living Environment in Asia

    By Anthony Gar-On Yeh, Mee Kam Ng

    This title was first published in 2000. Asia has developed very rapidly in the last quarter of the century and will be a main focus of the world in the 21st century. With rapid growth and development, the urban areas in the region are undergoing dramatic changes. An appreciation of the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Studies in Segregation and Desegregation

    By Wim Ostendorf

    Edited by Izhak Schnell

    This title was first published in 2002: Over the past fifty years, numerous geographical concepts and methodologies have been developed to study urban segregation. This volume brings together an international team of scholars, practitioners and policy makers to examine the latest of these. The…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    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 – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

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