Urban Sociology Products

  • 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 – 2015-11-09 
    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 – 2015-11-08 
    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 – 2015-11-02 
    Routledge

  • The Synchronization of National Policies

    Ethnography of the Global Tribe of Moderns

    By Pertti Alasuutari

    The Synchronization of National Policies shows how it is possible that there is remarkable uniformity in the policies that the nation-states adopt, although there is no world government. Mainstream research attributes such global governance to the influence of leading countries, to functional…

    Hardback – 2015-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Drinking Water: A Socio-economic Analysis of Historical and Societal Variation

    By Mark Harvey

    In this fascinating and challenging work, the author analyses the way water for drinking is produced, distributed, owned, acquired, and consumed in contrasting ways in different settings. From the taken-for-granted, all-purpose water, flowing out of taps in advanced economies to extreme…

    Hardback – 2015-10-12 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Immigration and Refugee Studies

    Edited by Anna Triandafyllidou

    The Routledge Handbook of Immigration and Refugee Studies offers a comprehensive and unique study of the multi-disciplinary field of international migration and asylum studies. Utilising contemporary information and analysis, this innovative Handbook provides an in depth examination of legal…

    Hardback – 2015-10-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Surveillance, Capital and Resistance RPD

    Theorizing the Surveillance Subject

    By Michael McCahill, Rachel L. Finn

    Surveillance, Capital and Resistance is a major contribution to current debates on the subjective experience of surveillance. Based on a large research project undertaken in a Northern City in the UK and focusing mainly on the use of surveillance in the context of policing and security, the book…

    Paperback – 2015-09-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Migrant City

    By Les Back, Shamser Sinha

    In 2010, it was estimated that there were 214 million international migrants in the world, representing an increase of almost 40 million in the first decade of the 21st century. One in three of these migrants are young adults. This booker argues that the regulation of youth migration is producing…

    Hardback – 2015-09-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

  • Immigrant Adaptation in Multi-Ethnic Societies

    Canada, Taiwan, and the United States

    Edited by Eric Fong, Lan-Hung Nora Chiang, Nancy Denton

    As a result of international immigration, ethnic diversity has increased rapidly in many countries, not only in major cities, but also in smaller cities. This trend is not limited to the traditional immigrant receiving countries, such as the United States and Canada, but occurs also in many other…

    Paperback – 2015-09-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Children in Crisis

    Ethnographic Studies in International Contexts

    Edited by Manata Hashemi, Martín Sánchez-Jankowski

    This volume brings together ethnographers conducting research on children living in crisis situations in both developing and developed regions, taking a cross-cultural approach that spans different cities in the global North and South to provide insight and analyses into the lifeworlds of their…

    Paperback – 2015-09-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Shrinking Cities

    International Perspectives and Policy Implications

    Edited by Karina Pallagst, Thorsten Wiechmann, Cristina Martinez-Fernandez

    The shrinking city phenomenon is a multidimensional process that affects cities, parts of cities or metropolitan areas around the world that have experienced dramatic decline in their economic and social bases. Shrinkage is not a new phenomenon in the study of cities. However, shrinking cities lack…

    Paperback – 2015-09-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Geography

  • Green Utopianism

    Perspectives, Politics and Micro-Practices

    Edited by Karin Bradley, Johan Hedrén

    Utopian thought and experimental approaches to societal organization have been rare in the last decades of planning and politics. Instead, there is a widespread belief in ecological modernization, that sustainable societies can be created within the frame of the current global capitalist world…

    Paperback – 2015-09-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environment, Culture, and Society

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