Urban Studies Products

  • Transnational Regions in Historical Perspective

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

    Since the onset of the industrial revolution, the relationship between the Port of Rotterdam, Europe’s largest, and the industrial powerhouse of the German Ruhr region, for many years, the continent’s dominant industrial region have been intimately intertwined. As Rotterdam is in the Netherlands…

    Hardback – 2018-09-01 
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Culture and Economy in the New Shanghai

    By Justin O'Connor, Xin Gu

    As China’s leading economic metropolis and ‘most western city’ Shanghai in the last twenty years has used culture as a major spur to its ambitions to become a global city. This book is the first systematic investigation of how various ‘cultural economy’ strategies have been framed and pursued in a…

    Hardback – 2018-08-30 

  • The Routledge Handbook of Anthropology and the City

    Edited by Setha Low

    The Routledge Handbook of Anthropology and the City provides a comprehensive study of current and future urban issues on a global and local scale. Premised on an ‘engaged’ approach to urban anthropology, the volume adopts a thematic approach that covers a wide range of modern urban issues, with a…

    Hardback – 2018-08-30 

  • City Politics

    The Political Economy of Urban America, 10th Edition

    By Dennis R. Judd, Annika M. Hinze

    Praised for the clarity of its writing, careful research, and distinctive theme – that urban politics in the United States has evolved as a dynamic interaction between governmental power, private actors, and a politics of identity – City Politics remains a classic study of urban politics.  Its…

    Paperback – 2018-08-27 

  • The City Symphony Phenomenon

    Cinema, Art, and Urban Modernity Between the Wars

    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 – 2018-08-08 
    AFI Film Readers

  • Crafting Form-Based Codes

    Design, Policy, and Regulation

    By Korkut Onaran

    Paperback – 2018-08-01 

  • Disassembled Cities

    Social and Spatial Strategies to Reassemble Communities

    Edited by Elizabeth Sweet, Tim Imeokparia, Iván Arenas, Teresa Cordova, Deborah Youdell

    The edited collection provides an analysis of the effects of the global spread of contemporary capitalism that includes predatory practices such as harmful loan conditions, highly speculative investments, and war mongering for profit or economic advantage. The book is a grounded evaluation and…

    Hardback – 2018-07-30 
    Global Urban Studies

  • Twin Cities

    Urban Communities, Borders and Relationships over Time

    Edited by John Garrard, Ekaterina Mikhailova

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of twin and border cities across the world. Drawing on examples of both internal and cross border twin cities, it explores the constant and changing features of twinned communities over time. The chapters explore a variety of urban formations including…

    Hardback – 2018-07-30 
    Global Urban Studies

  • Real Estate and GIS

    The Application of Mapping Technologies

    Edited by Richard Reed, Chris Pettit

    Real Estate and GIS focuses on the application of geographic information systems (GIS) and mapping technologies in the expanding property and real estate discipline. Whilst a thorough understanding of location is understood to be fundamental to the property discipline, real estate professionals and…

    Paperback – 2018-07-23 

  • Surveillance, Privacy and Public Space

    Edited by Bryce Clayton Newell, Tjerk Timan, Bert-Jaap Koops

    Today, public space has become a fruitful venue for surveillance of many kinds. Emerging surveillance technologies used by governments, corporations, and even individual members of the public are reshaping the very nature of physical public space. Especially in urban environments, the ability of…

    Hardback – 2018-07-18 
    Routledge Studies in Surveillance

  • Poverty Alleviation and Poverty of Aid


    By Fayyaz Baqir

    Aid effectiveness has emerged as an intensely debated issue amongst policy makers, donors, development practitioners, civil society and academics during the past decade. This debate revolves around one important question: does official development assistance complement, duplicate or disregard the…

    Hardback – 2018-07-15 
    Taylor & Francis
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • Residential Satisfaction and Housing Policy Evolution

    By Clinton Aigbavboa, Wellington Thwala

    This book explores residential satisfaction and housing policy trends in developing nations by using subsidised low-income housing examples in South Africa, Ghana and Nigeria as case studies. While there has been much documentation on the formation of residential satisfaction and the evolution of…

    Hardback – 2018-07-09 
    Routledge Studies in International Real Estate

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