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  • Everyday Globalization

    A Spatial Semiotics of Immigrant Neighborhoods in Brooklyn and Paris

    By Timothy Shortell

    This volume challenges the dominant views of globalization in the social sciences, arguing that those who focus on global flows of capital, commodities, and information have told only part of the story. Bringing together micro-level theories of culture and interactionism from sociology with the…

    Hardback – 2015-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Policing the Olympics

    London 2012

    By Richard Giulianotti, Gary Armstrong, Iain Lindsay, Gavin Hales, Dick Hobbs

    The summer Olympic Games are renowned for producing the world’s biggest single-city cultural event, with a global array of athletic talent, attracting an audience of millions in live tickets sales, billions of cumulative television viewers, and a final bill of up to US$35 billion for the hosts to…

    Hardback – 2015-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Addiction, Modernity, and the City

    A Users’ Guide to Urban Space

    By Christopher B.R. Smith

    Examining the interdependent nature of substance, space, and subjectivity, this book constitutes an interdisciplinary analysis of the intoxication indigenous to what has been termed "our narcotic modernity." The first section – Drug/Culture – demonstrates how the body of the addict and the social…

    Hardback – 2015-12-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Global Garbage

    Urban imaginaries of waste, excess, and abandonment

    Edited by Christoph Lindner, Miriam Meissner

    Global Garbage examines the ways in which garbage, in its diverse forms, is being produced, managed, experienced, imagined, circulated, concealed, and aestheticized in contemporary urban environments and across different creative and cultural practices. The book explores the increasingly complex…

    Hardback – 2015-12-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sustainable Urbanism

  • Urban Informatics

    Collaboration at the nexus of policy, technology and design, people and data

    Edited by Kristene Unsworth, Andrea Forte, Richardson Dilworth

    Information shapes urban spaces in ways that most people rarely stop to consider. From data-driven planning to grassroots activism to influencing the routes we walk, bike, and drive, new information technologies are helping city dwellers to leverage information in new ways. These technologies shape…

    Hardback – 2015-12-02 
    Routledge

  • Comparative Urban Studies

    Edited by Hilary Silver

    This collection of short original essays by an interdisciplinary group of cutting-edge urban scholars makes the case for the explicitly comparative analysis of cities. It not only addresses how to compare, but also why we should compare urban life across localities. Comparison is a strategy for…

    Paperback – 2015-12-01 
    Routledge
    The Metropolis and Modern Life

  • Youth, Class and Education in Urban India

    The year that can break or make you

    By David Sancho

    Urban India is undergoing a rapid transformation, which also encompasses the educational sector. Since 1991, this important new market in private English-medium schools, along with an explosion of private coaching centres, has transformed the lives of children and their families, as the attainment…

    Hardback – 2015-11-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Urban South Asia

  • Experiencing Cities

    3rd Edition

    By Mark Hutter

    This extraordinary text for undergraduate urban students is a reflection of Mark Hutter’s academic interests in urban sociology and his life-long passion for experiencing city life. His deep academic roots in the Chicago School of Sociology help inform and appreciate the variety of urban structures…

    Paperback – 2015-11-20 
    Routledge
    The Metropolis and Modern Life

  • Retail and the Artifice of Social Change

    By Steven Miles

    In Retail and Social Change Steven Miles, presents a cross-disciplinary analysis of the evolution of retail and how in both its material and virtual guises it has come to reframe our relationship with the social world. Retail has become increasingly influential in homogenising the urban experience.…

    Hardback – 2015-11-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Introducing Urban Anthropology

    By Rivke Jaffe, Anouk De Koning

    This book provides an up-to-date introduction to the important and growing field of urban anthropology. This is an increasingly critical area of study, as more than half of the world's population now lives in cities and anthropological research is increasingly done in an urban context. Exploring…

    Paperback – 2015-11-10 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Graffiti and Street Art

    Edited by Jeffrey Ian Ross

    The Routledge Handbook of Graffiti and Street Art integrates and reviews current scholarship in the field of graffiti and street art. Thirty-seven original contributions are organized around four sections: History, Types, and Writers/Artists of Graffiti and Street Art; Theoretical…

    Hardback – 2015-11-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Social Cohesion and Social Change in Europe

    Edited by Gerard Boucher, Yunas Samad

    Social cohesion has had different meanings for people depending on their background, their interests, where they live in the world, and at what time they lived. In the social sciences, social cohesion is a term used to explain the social and cultural consequences of structural changes related to…

    Hardback – 2015-11-03 
    Routledge

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