Urban Sociology Products

  • Space, Place, and Territory

    A Critical Review on Spatialities

    By Fabio Duarte

    Space, place, and territory are concepts that lie at the core of geography and urban planning, environmental studies and sociology. Although space, place, and territory are indeed polysemic and polemic, they have particular characteristics that distinguish them from each other. They are…

    Hardback – 2017-01-11 
    Routledge

  • A City's Architecture

    Aberdeen as 'Designed City'

    By William Alvis Brogden

    When considering the successful design of cities, the focus tends to be on famous examples such as Paris or Rome, with equally successful but smaller and more remote examples being ignored. In addition, the more diffuse patterns of settlement of the north and western parts of Europe are hardly…

    Paperback – 2017-01-01 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Making Diaspora in a Global City

    South Asian Youth Cultures in London

    By Helen Kim

    The exciting diasporic sounds of the London Asian urban music scene are a cross-section of the various genres of urban music that include bhangra "remix," R&B and hip hop styles, as well as dubstep and other "urban" sample-oriented electronic music. This book brings together a unique analysis…

    Paperback – 2016-12-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

  • Migrant Professionals in the City

    Local Encounters, Identities and Inequalities

    Edited by Lars Meier

    The migration of professionals is widely seen as a paradigmatic representation and a driver of globalization. The global elite of highly qualified migrants—managers and scientists, for example—are partly defined by their lives’ mobility. But their everyday lives are based and take place in specific…

    Paperback – 2016-12-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Public Disorder and Globalization

    By Sophie Body-Gendrot

    The current growth of incidents of public disorder around the world can be seen as symptomatic of major transformations in globalized society, government and technology. But while disorder is routinely perceived as a disturbing phenomenon, it can also be a catalyst for positive transformation and…

    Paperback – 2016-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Positive Youth Development in Global Contexts of Social and Economic Change

    Edited by Anne C. Petersen, Frosso Motti, Silvia H. Koller, Suman Verma

    The youth of the world are our most important assets. When youth develop positively, they have the power to benefit themselves, their families, communities, and societies. These tremendous benefits accrue for many generations, so investments in youth represent a highly cost-effective opportunity…

    Paperback – 2016-12-15 
    Psychology Press

  • The Impact of Diasporas

    Markers of identity

    Edited by Joanna Story, Iain Walker

    Markers of identity define human groups: who belongs and who is excluded. These markers are often overt – language, material culture, patterns of behaviour – and are carefully nurtured between generations; other times they can be invisible, intangible, or unconscious. Such markers of identity also…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15 
    Routledge
    Ethnic and Racial Studies

  • Sustainable Communities and Urban Housing

    A Comparative European Perspective

    Edited by Montserrat Pareja-Eastaway, Nessa Winston

    Since the start of the 21st century, urban communities have faced increasing challenges in housing affordability, with environmental issues causing additional concern. It is clear that changes to urban housing are needed to enhance the resilience of cities and improve the economic, social and…

    Hardback – 2016-12-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in International Real Estate

  • Studying Cities and City Life

    An Introduction to Methods of Research

    By Mark Abrahamson

    Studying Cities and City Life is a textbook designed to provide an introduction to the major methods of obtaining data to use when analyzing cities and social life in cities. Major chapters focus upon best practices in: field studies (participant observation), natural experiments and…

    Paperback – 2016-12-08 
    Routledge

  • Spiritualizing the City

    Agency and Resilience of the Urban and Urbanesque Habitat

    Edited by Victoria Hegner, Peter Jan Margry

    Urban spaces have always functioned as cradles and laboratories for religious movements and spiritualities. The urban forms a central and nourishing agent for the creation of new religious expressions, and continually negotiates new ways of being spiritual and establishing spiritual ideas and…

    Hardback – 2016-12-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Routledge Revivals: Charles Booth's London (1969)

    A Portrait of the Poor at the Turn of the Century, Drawn from His "Life and Labour of the People in London"

    Edited by Albert Fried, Richard M. Elman

    First published in 1969, this book presents a one-volume anthology of Charles Booth’s Life and Labour of the People in London, the classic early study of the poor in the urban environment. The original text consists of a vast compendium of descriptions of families, homes, streets, conditions of…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Retail Design

    Theoretical Perspectives

    Edited by Ann Petermans, Anthony Kent

    The late twentieth century saw rapid growth in consumption and the expansion of retailing and services. This was reflected in the number and type of stores and locations, from regional shopping malls and out-of-town superstores to concept and flagship stores. Retail design became an essential part…

    Hardback – 2016-11-25 
    Routledge

5Series in Urban Sociology

Product Search