Urban Sociology Products

  • Creating Smart Cities

    Edited by Claudio Coletta, Liam Heaphy, Leighton Evans, Rob Kitchin

    In cities around the world, digital technologies are utilized to manage city services and infrastructures, govern urban life, solve urban issues, and to drive local and regional economies. While "smart city" advocates are keen to promote the benefits of smart urbanism – increased efficiency,…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Policy Analysis and Evidence-Based Decision-Making

    By Alex Schwartz, Rachel Meltzer

    Drawing extensively from actual cases, Policy Analysis and Evidence-Based Decision-Making helps students develop the analytic skills necessary to advise government officials and nonprofit executives on a wide range of policy issues. The book provides succinct but thorough discussions of the key…

    Paperback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge

  • The Resilience Machine

    Edited by Simin Davoudi, Jim Bohland, Jennifer L. Lawrence

    We live in a time where environmental pressures, social inequities, and political derision are the backdrop of everyday life, and where resilience has become a routine prescription for coping with the conditions of modern existence. Drawing an analogy to Harvey Molotch’s urban growth machine, this…

    Paperback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge

  • 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.…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Urban Criminology

    By Rowland Atkinson, Gareth Millington

    The urban has tended to be implicit in the study of crime and disorder from the grounded studies of gang life, the observed strains and general stress of poverty and violent neighbourhood life, in arguments made about the capacity of communities to control problems, the design and management of…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • The Café and the City in the 21st Century

    By Emma Felton

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Global Perspectives in Urban Law

    The Legal Power of Cities

    Edited by Nestor M. Davidson, Geeta Tewari

    The growing field of urban law commands a collaborative scholarly focus on comparative and global perspectives. This volume offers diverse insights into urban law, with emerging theories and analyses of topics ranging from criminal reform and urban housing, social and economic inequality and…

    Hardback – 2018-10-26 
    Routledge
    Juris Diversitas

  • The Routledge Companion to Urban Imaginaries

    Edited by Christoph Lindner, Miriam Meissner

    The Routledge Companion to Urban Imaginaries delves into examples of urban imaginaries across multiple media and geographies: from new visions of smart, eco, and resilient cities to urban dystopias in popular culture; from architectural renderings of starchitecture and luxury living to performative…

    Hardback – 2018-10-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Chasing the City

    Edited by Joshua Nason, Jeffrey S Nesbit

    Historically many architects, planners and urban designers solicit idealistic depictions of a controllable urban environment made from highly regulated geometrical organizations and systematically defined processes. Rather than working as urban "designers" set out to control and implant external…

    Paperback – 2018-10-19 
    Routledge

  • Acculturating the Shopping Centre

    Edited by Janina Gosseye, Tom Avermaete

    Acculturating the Shopping Centre examines whether the shopping centre should be qualified as a global architectural type that effortlessly moves across national and cultural borders in the slipstream of neo-liberal globalization, or should instead be understood as a geographically and temporally…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge

  • Time, Space and Capital in India

    Longing and Belonging in an Urban-Industrial Hinterland

    By Atreyee Majumder

    At this western corner of the confluence of the Bay of Bengal and the busy river Hooghly, West Bengal in eastern India lies a geography that has hosted many outsiders – traders, merchants, colonial masters, missionaries and wanderers. This book is fundamentally concerned with the relations among…

    Hardback – 2018-10-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Urban Asia

  • 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

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