Urban Studies Products

  • Cinema, Avant-garde, and Urban Modernity

    The City Symphony Phenomenon (1920-1940)

    Edited by Steven Jacobs, Eva Hielscher, Anthony Kinik

    The 1920s and 1930s saw the rise of the city symphony, an experimental film form that presented the city as protagonist instead of mere decor. Combining experimental, documentary, and narrative practices, these films were marked by a high level of abstraction reminiscent of high-modernist…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    AFI Film Readers

  • Changing Representations of Nature and the City

    The 1960s-1970s and their Legacies

    Edited by Gabriel Gee, Alison Vogelaar

    The turn of the 1960s-70s, characterized by the rapid acceleration of globalization, prompted a radical transformation in the perception of urban and natural environments. The urban revolution and related prospect of the total urbanisation of the planet, in concert with rapid population growth and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • The Quito Papers and the New Urban Agenda

    By Un-Habitat

    The future is urban. Indeed, the battle for sustainable development will be won or lost in cities. Not a moment too soon, then, that urbanization is suddenly at the centre of global policy making. In 2015 the governments of the UN adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and in 2016 they…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Planning History

    Edited by Carola Hein

    The Handbook of Planning History offers a comprehensive interdisciplinary overview of planning history since its emergence in the late 19th century, investigating the history of the discipline, its core writings, key people, institutions, vehicles, education, and practice. Combining theoretical,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Designing the Compassionate City

    Creating Places Where People Thrive

    By Jenny Donovan

    Designing the Compassionate City outlines an approach to urban design that is centred on an explicit recognition of the inherent dignity of all people. It suggests whether we thrive or decline – as individuals or as a community – is dependent on our ability to fulfil the full spectrum of our needs.…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Sustainability Policy, Planning and Gentrification in Cities

    By Susannah Bunce

     Sustainability Policy, Planning and Gentrification in Cities explores the growing convergences between urban sustainability policy, planning practices, and gentrification in cities. Via a study of governmental policy and planning initiatives and informal, community-based forms of…

    Hardback – 2017-11-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

  • Tokyo Roji

    The Diversity and Versatility of Alleys in a City in Transition

    By Heide Imai

    Heide Imai is Visiting Associate Professor at the Department of Global Interdisciplinary Studies, GIS, Hosei University and Research Associate at Keio University, Tokyo. Licensed as architect, her research, teaching, and practice focus is urban resistance, resilience and the future of vernacular…

    Hardback – 2017-11-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Uncovering the Crimes of Urbanisation

    Researching Corruption, Violence and Urban Conflict

    By Kristian Lasslett

    From the social cleansing of cities through to indigenous land struggles at the frontline of extraction megaprojects, planetary urbanisation is a contested process that is radically shaping social life and the sustainability of human civilisation. In this pioneering intervention, it is maintained…

    Hardback – 2017-11-27 
    Routledge
    Crimes of the Powerful

  • Unraveling the Crime-Place Connection, Volume 22

    New Directions in Theory and Policy

    Edited by David Weisburd, John E. Eck

    Unraveling the Crime-Place Connection examines how places enhance our understanding of crime and its control in a new light. While there has been much work in this area that has a policy focus, few have examined the underlying theories that inform this work. Theory has played a secondary role in…

    Hardback – 2017-11-27 
    Routledge
    Advances in Criminological Theory

  • Re-Living the Global City

    Global/Local Processes

    Edited by John Eade, Chris Rumford

    Living the Global City (1996) was a landmark text in the field of Global Studies, offering an analysis of globalization and global/local processes by focussing on specific issues and themes which include community, culture, milieu, socioscapes and sociospheres, microglobalization, poverty,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Global and Transnational Politics

  • Inclusive Place Branding

    Critical Perspectives on Theory and Practice

    Edited by Mihalis Karavatzis, Massimo Giovanardi, Maria Lichrou

    Place branding is often a response to inter-place competition and discussed as if it operated in a vacuum, ignoring the needs of local communities. It has developed a set of methods - catchy slogans, colourful logos, "star-chitects", bidding for City of Culture status etc - that are applied as…

    Hardback – 2017-11-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Critical Marketing

  • Inside the City

    A Guide to London as a Financial Centre

    By William M Clarke

    Originally published in 1979, Inside the City looks at The City of London as one of the important financial centres in the world. The book provides an interesting insight into the City as a major centre of international banking, asking key questions such as, how long the city can last as a major…

    Hardback – 2017-11-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Financial Markets

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