Urban Studies Products

  • Jakarta

    Claiming spaces and rights in the city

    Edited by Jorgen Hellman, Marie Thynell, Roanne van Voorst

    Over the past decades, Jakarta has been described as a city that is not only highly unequal in an economic sense – with pro-elite and neoliberalist policies marginalizing thousands of slum dwellers, but also as a city that is run by state and corporate actors, while average citizens remain to be…

    Hardback – 2018-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Urban Asia

  • Sustainable Pathways for our Cities and Regions

    Planning within Planetary Boundaries

    By Barbara Norman

    In an urbanizing world, the majority of people live in urban settlements predominantly on the coastal edge. Focus has historically been on people, place and the challenges and opportunities of living with global change, and academic attention has largely been on sustainability science or…

    Hardback – 2018-01-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • Bicycle Justice and Urban Transformation

    Biking for all?

    Edited by Aaron Golub, Melody L. Hoffmann, Adonia E. Lugo, Gerardo F. Sandoval

    As bicycle commuting grows in the United States, the profile of the white, middle-class cyclist has emerged. This stereotype evolves just as investments in cycling play an increasingly important role in neighborhood transformations. However, despite stereotypes, the cycling public is actually quite…

    Paperback – 2018-01-10 
    Routledge

  • The Role of Art and Culture for Regional and Urban Resilience

    Edited by Philip Cooke, Luciana Lazzeretti

    This book analyses the influence of art and culture as an engine to promote the resilience of regional and urban economies. Under a multidiscplinary perspective, the book examines the contribution of some creative regions and cities as places in which processes of transformation, innovation and…

    Hardback – 2018-01-09 
    Routledge

  • Delhi's Changing Built Environment

    By Piyush Tiwari, Jyoti Rao

    Recently declared the world's second most populous city, the rapid expansion of Delhi in recent years has presented considerable challenges in shaping and developing the city's built environment. This book charts the political, economic and social forces that drove development in India generally…

    Hardback – 2018-01-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in International Real Estate

  • Cohesion and Community in Contemporary Hong Kong

    By Ray Forrest, Adrienne La Grange, Ngai Ming Yip

    This is an impressive account of Hong Kong's contemporary social and spatial structure, exploring issues of community, neighbourhood and social division. Hong Kong’s policy and political history, its essentially mono-cultural environment and its unique topography and built form have produced…

    Hardback – 2017-12-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • The Syntax of City Space

    American Urban Grids

    By Mark Major

    Many people see American cities as a radical departure in the history of town planning because of their planned nature based on the geometrical division of the land. However, other cities of the world also began as planned towns with geometric layouts so American cities are not unique. Why did the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22 
    Routledge

  • Wall Memorials and Heritage

    The Heritage Industry of Berlin's Checkpoint Charlie

    By Sybille Frank

    Analysing the transformation of Berlin’s former Allied border control point, "Checkpoint Charlie," into a global heritage industry, this volume provides an introduction to, and a theoretically informed structuring of, the interdisciplinary international heritage debate. This crucial case study…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • Industrial Heritage Sites in Transformation

    Clash of Discourses

    Edited by Harald A. Mieg, Heike Oevermann

    The management of industrial heritage sites requires rethinking in the context of urban change, and the issue of how to balance protection, preservation/conservation, and development becomes all the more crucial as industrial heritage sites grow in number. This brings into play new challenges—not…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • Cognition and the Built Environment

    By Ole Möystad

    Cognition and the Built Environment argues that interacting with our built environment, as users and as architects, is a cognitive process. It claims that architecture, in its form and meaning is a basic, embodied level of human cognition. The assumption is that we and our built environment…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Reimagining Industrial Sites

    Changing Histories and Landscapes

    By Catherine Heatherington

    The discourse around derelict, former industrial and military sites has grown in recent years. This interest is not only theoretical, and landscape professionals are taking new approaches to the design and development of these sites. This book examines the varied ways in which the histories and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Landscape and Environmental Design

  • Urbanization and Contemporary Chinese Art

    By Meiqin Wang

    This book explores the relationship between the ongoing urbanization in China and the production of contemporary Chinese art since the beginning of the twenty-first century. Wang provides a detailed analysis of artworks and methodologies of art-making from eight contemporary artists who employ a…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

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