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  • Port-Cities and their Hinterlands

    Migration, Trade and Cultural Exchange from the Early Seventeenth-Century to 1939

    Edited by Robert Lee

    Port cities played a critical role in urban development, whether in Europe, North America, or the developing world. Even in the pre-industrial period, trade was an important factor which affected the pattern of urban expansion and ports, after capital cities, often registered the greatest growth…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Economic History

  • Urban Management and Economics

    By Alexander Otgaar, Erik Braun, Leo van den Berg

    This book, from a team of authors at one of Europe’s leading centres for the study of urban and regional studies in Erasmus University provides a view on the challenges cities are confronted with in the twenty first century. Modern trends that influence the spatial-economic development of urban…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Megaregions, Prosperity and Sustainability

    Spatial Planning for Future Prosperity and Sustainability

    By Catherine L. Ross, David Jung-Hwi Lee, Evert Meijers, Timothy Welch

    The world’s mega-cities are forming megaregions, which stretch hundreds of miles across countries. As more people and economic activities are expected to continue to concentrate in these regions, countries are developing policies to secure the competitive advantages of these regions necessary for…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • The Urban University and the Knowledge Economy

    New Spaces of Interaction

    Edited by Patrizia Ingallina, David Charles

    Universities are core institutions of the Knowledge Economy, and alongside firms and other research organisations, develop and promote knowledge within local economies. At the same time, they are obliged to deal with a global market, and participate in a global flow of ideas, knowledge and people.…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Streets Reconsidered

    Inclusive Design for the Public Realm

    By Daniel Iacofano, Mukul Malhotra

    re:Streets is a fundamental rethinking of America's streets. It explores the future of streets and what America's roadways could be if they were designed for living, instead of just driving. The book includes: detailed design guidelines, fully illustrated, four color case studies of successful…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • The New American Small Town

    By Jennifer Mapes

    As we question the future of the city, the small town urban form is often seen as a model for the compact, walkable, sustainable neighbourhood. While some see the small town as dying, the ideal and the myth of these places remains an important part of how we think about community and what human…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • The Routledge Handbook of Anthropology and the City

    Edited by Setha Low

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Livable Cities from a Global Perspective

    Edited by Roger W. Caves, Fritz Wagner

    Livable Cities from a Global Perspective addresses how residents and areas around the world have responded to calls for developing more livable cities. This includes communities with a better quality of life in the built and natural environments, economic prosperity, social stability and equity,…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Social Drinking, Community Cohesion and Third Places

    A Pint of Happiness

    By Ignazio Cabras

    Based on a research project of many years standing, Ignazio Cabras explores, examines and elaborates on the relationship between social drinking and third places, presenting substantial evidence with regard to the impact their combination may have on the levels of community cohesion and wellbeing…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Megacity Seoul

    Urbanization and the Development of Modern South Korea

    By Yu-Min Joo

    In Asia, there are a growing number of gigantic megalopolises, accompanied by a series of speculative and extravagant megaprojects. Amid the fast-paced urban and development challenges, many Asian developing countries have started to search for successful Asian development models. South Korea and…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

  • Urban Activism in India

    Transparency, Accountability and Ethical Politics

    By Martin Webb

    This book explores the intersections between good governance initiatives and rights activism, between different normative conceptions of how the citizen-state relationship should be, and the projects and practices which flow from them. In an era in which subscribing to transparency, accountability,…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Urban South Asia

  • Suburbia Reimagined

    The city and ageing populations in the information era

    By Leon van Schaik, Nigel Bertram

    Worldwide more and more people are living in cities, with suburbs conceived as appendages to the city, not as part of the city system densely populated and offering a full range of services. But suburbs are not the city spread too thin, and in fact hold potentials for a lived complexity as…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

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