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  • Theories of Culture

    1st Edition

    By Arnold Groh

    What is culture? Why do cultures change over time? Are there any discernible rules or principles behind culture-related phenomena and processes and, if so, what are they? Familiarity with the most significant cultural theories of the 20th and 21st centuries is vital for anyone studying or…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18 
    Routledge

  • The University as Urban Anchor

    1st Edition

    By David Perry

    The University as Urban Anchor investigates the role of the academy in the city—not just its educational contributions, but also the political, economic, and social development of the urban experience. Urban higher educational institutions provide a surprisingly significant range of contributions…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge

  • The City in Geography

    Renaturing the Built Environment, 1st Edition

    By Benedict Anderson

    Whether whole or partial, the ongoing destruction of cities is a unique challenge in planning practice; what do cities do with material remains when it comes to time for reconstruction? Buried Cities: Destruction, Erasure and Forgetting is concerned with the shaping of the city through burial; the…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Urban and Regional Planning

    6th Edition

    By Peter Hall, Mark Tewdwr-Jones

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge

  • Post-Socialist Urban Infrastructures

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tauri Tuvikene, Wladimir Sgibnev, Carola S. Neugebauer

    Post-Socialist Urban Infrastructures critically elaborates on an often forgotten, but one of the most essential, aspects of contemporary urban life, namely infrastructures, and links them to a discussion of post-socialist transformation. As the skeletons of cities, infrastructures capture the ways…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Translating the Networked City

    Urban Infrastructures in Nairobi and Dar es Salaam, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jochen Monstadt, Rémi de Bercegol, Bérénice Bon

    This book contributes to postcolonial urban and technology studies by analysing the translation of urban planning ideals through the lens of urban infrastructure in East Africa. By drawing on recent work on the networked city, and by conceptualising the translation of this travelling urban and…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Urban Life in Kingston Jamaica

    The Culture and Class Ideology of Two Neighborhoods, 1st Edition

    By Diane J. Austin

    This book, first published in 1984, recounts the daily life, the politics, religion and leisure pursuits of Jamaicans in working- and middle-class Kingston. The study is based upon the author’s observations of life in Selton Town and Vermount, two neighborhoods of Kingston, between 1971 and 1982.…

    Paperback – 2019-04-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • The Elderly in Poor Urban Neighborhoods

    1st Edition

    By Valerie Slaughter Brown

    First published in 1997. Considerable research has been done to identify neighbourhood influences on children’s affective states, motivation, and behaviour. This population, along with the elderly, are the nation’s largest dependent groups. In contrast, little research has been done to determine…

    Paperback – 2019-04-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Identity and Poverty

    Defining a Sense of Self among Urban Adolescents, 1st Edition

    By Laura DeHaan, Shelley MacDermid

    This book, first published in 1996, examines an important developmental transition: the formation of identity, as well as the influence that having a well-developed identity may have, on a sample of adolescents living in urban Chicago. This study proposes that identity commitment, exploration, and…

    Paperback – 2019-04-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Development and the Rural-Urban Divide

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Harriss, Mick Moore

    First published in 1984. It is widely acknowledged that rural-urban differences and interrelationships play an important role in the development process. Some theorists believe they are a primary cause of continuing poverty in poor nations. This volume of essays summarises and appraises theories of…

    Paperback – 2019-04-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • The Romance of Culture in an Urban Civilisation

    Robert E. Park on Race and Ethnic Relations in Cities, 1st Edition

    By Barbara Ballis Lal

    In this book, originally published in 1990, the author presents a general, critical overview of Robert E. Park and the Chicago school of American sociology. Lal concentrates on the contribution that Park and those working within the Chicago school tradition have made to the area of urban race and…

    Paperback – 2019-04-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Managing the City

    The Aims and Impacts of Urban Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian Robson

    This book, first published in 1987, addresses questions which have gained new importance in the light of the continuing erosion of the economic base and social stability of cities. The recurring riots in inner cities are but the outward manifestation of the profound collapse of the civic societies…

    Paperback – 2019-04-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

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