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  • Transnational Regions in Historical Perspective

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marten Boon, Hein A M Klemann, Ben Wubs

    National competitiveness has become a misnomer, as competitiveness is increasingly understood as a regional phenomenon and regions are not confined to the boundaries of the nation state. This book focusses on the port of Rotterdam and its hinterland – i.e. the Lower Rhine and the Ruhr area. A…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Living Architecture, Living Cities

    Soul-Nourishing Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Day, Julie Gwilliam

    It’s widely accepted that our environment is in crisis. Less widely recognized is that three quarters of environmental damage is due to cities – the places where most of us live. As this powerful new book elucidates, global sustainability is therefore directly dependent on urban design. In Living…

    Paperback – 2019-09-01 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • International Handbook of Planning Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nancey Green Leigh, Steven P French, Subhrajit Guhathakurta, Bruce Stiftel

    The International Handbook of Planning Education is the first comprehensive handbook with a unique focus on planning education. Comparing approaches to the delivery of planning education by three major planning education accreditation bodies in the United States, Australia, and the United Kingdom,…

    Hardback – 2019-08-20 
    Routledge

  • Emergency Management

    The American Experience, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Claire B. Rubin

    The spate of disaster events ranging from major to catastrophic that have occurred in recent years raises a lot of questions about where and why they happened. Understanding the history of emergency management policies and practice is important to an understanding of current and future policies and…

    Paperback – 2019-08-20 
    Routledge

  • Planning Singapore

    The Experimental City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Hamnett, Belinda Yuen

    Two hundred years ago, Sir Stamford Raffles established the modern settlement of Singapore with the intent of seeing it become ‘a great commercial emporium and fulcrum’. But by the time independence was achieved in 1965, the city faced daunting problems of housing shortage, slums and high…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge
    Planning, History and Environment Series

  • 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

  • Urban Policy in Latin America

    Towards the Sustainable Development Goals?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Cohen, Maria Carrizosa, Margarita Gutman

    This book evaluates the impact of 20 years of urban policies in six Latin American countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Mexico. It argues that evaluating the fulfillment of past commitments is essential for framing and meeting the new commitments that were taken in Habitat III…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Near Eastern Cities from Alexander to the Successors of Muhammad

    1st Edition

    By Walter D. Ward

    Near Eastern Cities from Alexander to the Successors of Muhammad compares the evolution of several cities in the Near East from the time of Alexander the Great until the beginning of the Islamic 'Abbasid Dynasty. This volume examines both archaeological remains and literary sources to explain the…

    Hardback – 2019-07-26 
    Routledge
    Studies in the History of the Ancient Near East

  • Places, Affordances, Atmospheres

    A Pathic Aesthetics, 1st Edition

    By Tonino Griffero

    This book offers a diverse understanding and practical approach towards the growing area of atmosphere research, in the context of Philosophy, Geography and Architecture.It begins by tracing back to the model of experience called the 'pathic'. Drawing on the phenomenology of theorists Hermann…

    Hardback – 2019-07-22 
    Routledge
    Ambiances, Atmospheres and Sensory Experiences of Spaces

  • 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

  • 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 – 2019-07-16 
    Routledge

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