Urban Sociology Products

  • The Logic of Violence

    An Ethnography of Dublin's Illegal Drug Trade, 1st Edition

    By Brendan Marsh

    Violence is widely associated with illegal drug markets, and is one of the features that can differentiate illegal capitalism from legitimate business. This book explores the perceived causes and functions of violence in an illegal drug market in Dublin City, Ireland. Understanding why violence…

    Hardback – 2019-08-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

  • Gringo Injustice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alfredo Mirandé

    Despite the increase in public concern with crime and police violence in minority communities, racial profiling, victimization of people of Color and a powerful "Black Lives Matter" movement started in direct response to incidents of excessive police force, the victimization of Latinos has been…

    Hardback – 2019-08-30 
    Routledge

  • Urban Heritage in Divided Cities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mirjana Ristic, Sybille Frank

    Urban Heritage in Divided Cities explores the role of contested urban heritage in mediating, subverting and overcoming sociopolitical conflict in divided cities. Investigating various examples of transformations of urban heritage around the world, the book analyses the spatial, social and political…

    Paperback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

  • Pragmatic Spatial Planning

    Practial Theory for Professionals, 1st Edition

    By Charles Hoch

    Instead of seeking theory to justify practical professional judgments this book describes how professionals can and should use theory to guide these judgments. Professional spatial planning in the US, and globally, continues to suffer from a weak conceptual grasp of its own practice. Practitioners…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Housing Policy and Planning

    1st Edition

    Edited by Katrin B. Anacker, Mai T. Nguyen, David P. Varady

    The Routledge Handbook of Housing Policy and Planning provides a comprehensive multidisciplinary overview of contemporary trends in housing studies, housing policies, planning for housing, and housing innovations in the United States, the United Kingdom, and continental Europe. In twenty-nine…

    Hardback – 2019-07-16 
    Routledge

  • On Privilege, Fraudulence, and Teaching as Learning

    Selected Essays 1981-2019, 1st Edition

    By Peggy McIntosh

    From one of the world’s leading voices on white privilege and anti-racism work comes this collection of essays on complexities of privilege and power. Each of the four sections illustrates Peggy McIntosh’s practice of combining personal and systemic understandings to focus on power in unusual ways.…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16 
    Routledge

  • London and the Politics of Memory

    In the Shadow of Big Ben, 1st Edition

    By Stuart Burch

    This book provides an original, impassioned exploration of memory studies and the uses of the past in the present. It capitalises on London’s global appeal and Big Ben’s iconic status. Moving beyond this familiar facade the reader will journey around the hidden histories of Westminster’s streets,…

    Hardback – 2019-07-03 
    Routledge
    Memory Studies: Global Constellations

  • The Heart of Community Engagement

    Practitioner Stories from Across the Globe, 1st Edition

    By Patricia A Wilson

    Drawing on first-hand accounts of action research in the Americas, Africa, and Asia, The Heart of Community Engagement illustrates the transformative learning journeys of exemplary catalysts for community-based change. Practitioners’ stories of community engagement for social justice in the global…

    Paperback – 2019-07-02 
    Routledge
    Community Development Research and Practice Series

  • Law and Intangible Cultural Heritage in the City

    1st Edition

    By Sara Ross

    With disappearing music venues, and arts and culture communities at constant risk of displacement in our urban centers, the preservation of intangible cultural heritage is of growing concern to global cities. This book addresses the role and protection of intangible cultural heritage in the urban…

    Hardback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Pseudo-Public Spaces in Chinese Shopping Malls

    Rise, Publicness and Consequences, 1st Edition

    By Yiming Wang

    Shopping malls in China create a new pseudo-public urban space which is under the control of private or quasi-public power structure. As they are open for public use, mediated by the co-mingling of private property rights and public meanings of urban space, the rise, publicness and consequences of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Complex Real Property Rights Series

  • The New Urban Sociology

    6th Edition

    By Mark Gottdiener, Randolph Hohle, Colby King

    Widely recognized as a groundbreaking text, The New Urban Sociology is a broad and expert introduction to urban sociology that is both relevant and accessible to students. Organized around an integrated paradigm, the sociospatial perspective, this text examines the role played by social factors…

    Paperback – 2019-06-17 
    Routledge

  • The Personalist Ethic and the Rise of Urban Korea

    1st Edition

    By Yunshik Chang

    This book reviews South Korea’s experiences of kŭndaehwa (modernization), or catching up with the West, with a focus on three major historical projects, namely, expansion of new (Western) education, industrialization and democratization. The kŭndaehwa efforts that began in the last quarter of the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge

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