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  • Architecture, Space and Memory of Resurrection in Northern Ireland

    Shareness in a divided nation

    By Mohamed Gamal Abdelmonem, Gehan Selim

    Northern Ireland has a complex urbanism with multi-layered socio-spatial politics. In this environment issues of communication, self-representation and expression of identity are central to the experience of urban space and architecture where the dichotomy of division and shared living are…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Creative Industries in Hong Kong

    The Global City in China and Asia

    By Grace L K Leung

    The experience of Hong Kong’s creative industries and the challenges they face in the era of globalization serves as an important case study for other Chinese and Asian cities which are actively promoting their creative industries. Hong Kong served as a gateway to China for many decades. The…

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • The Production of Alternative Urban Spaces

    An International Dialogue

    Edited by Lee Pugalis, Antonella Bruzzese, Jens Kae Fisker, Letizia Chiappini

    Alternative urban spaces across civic, private, and public spheres emerge in response to the great challenges that urban actors are currently confronted with. Labour markets are changing rapidly, the availability of affordable housing is under intensifying pressure, and public spaces have become…

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Law, Sensory Experience and Urban Space

    The Making of the Regular City

    By Rebecca Goodbourn

    As many western countries are increasing their legal regulation and surveillance of public spaces, this book offers new ways of thinking about and addressing urban inhabitation, by showing how particular understandings of the world become entrenched through physical and sensory experience.…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • 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 – 2018-09-30 
    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 – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Transformation of Marriage and Social Inequality in Post-Reform China

    By Yingchun Ji

    Women pioneering late marriage in the near universal and early marriage context in China have increasingly been castigated as "leftover" women in recent years, generating a media frenzy and societal obsession in China that has drawn global attention. This book sheds critical light on this new…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Transport, Transgression and Politics in African Cities

    The Rhythm of Chaos

    Edited by Daniel E. Agbiboa

    This collection of field-based case-studies examines the role and contributions of Africa’s informal public transport (also referred to as paratransit) to the production of city forms and urban economies, as well as the voices, experiences, and survival tactics of its poor and stigmatised workforce…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Cities and Society

  • Inside Smart Cities

    Place, Politics and Urban Innovation

    Edited by Andrew Karvonen, Federico Cugurullo, Federico Caprotti

    The era of the smart city has arrived. Only a decade ago, the promise of optimising urban services through the widespread application of information and communication technologies was largely a techno-utopian fantasy. Today, smart urbanisation is occurring via urban projects, policies and visions…

    Paperback – 2018-09-21 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Anthropology and the City

    Edited by Setha Low

    The Routledge Handbook of Anthropology and the City provides a comprehensive study of current and future urban issues on a global and local scale. Premised on an ‘engaged’ approach to urban anthropology, the volume adopts a thematic approach that covers a wide range of modern urban issues, with a…

    Hardback – 2018-08-30 
    Routledge

  • Slums, States and Citizens

    Citizenship and Slum Policies in Dehli, Durban and Nairobi

    By Stein Sundstøl Eriksen

    Urbanisation in the global South is happening at a rate and scale which is far greater than when the same process unfolded in the north. Many people living under sub-standard conditions do not have their rights as urban citizens recognised and realise that they cannot rely on formal democratic…

    Hardback – 2018-08-28 
    Routledge

  • City Politics

    The Political Economy of Urban America, 10th Edition

    By Dennis R. Judd, Annika M. Hinze

    Praised for the clarity of its writing, careful research, and distinctive theme – that urban politics in the United States has evolved as a dynamic interaction between governmental power, private actors, and a politics of identity – City Politics remains a classic study of urban politics.  Its…

    Paperback – 2018-08-27 
    Routledge

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