Urban Studies Products

  • Diversities of Innovation

    Edited by Ulrich Hilpert

    Innovation is often understood exclusively in terms of the economy, but, it is definitely a result of human labour and ingenuity, and of the relationship among individuals and social groups. Some societies and governmental structures are clearly more successful than others: they act in divergent…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Architecture, Democracy and Emotions

    The Politics of Feeling since 1945

    Edited by Till Großmann, Philipp Nielsen

    After 1945 it was not just Europe’s parliamentary buildings that promised to house democracy: hotels in Turkey and Dutch shopping malls proposed new democratic attitudes and feelings. Housing programs in the United Kingdom, the United States, and the Soviet Union were designed with the aim of…

    Paperback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge

  • Urban Comics

    Infrastructure and the Global City in Contemporary Graphic Narrative

    By Dominic Davies

    Urban Comics: Infrastructure and the Global City in Contemporary Graphic Narratives makes an important and timely contribution both to comics studies and urban studies, offering a decolonisation and reconfiguration of both of these already interdisciplinary fields. With chapter-length discussions…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Comics Studies

  • New Master-Planned Cities, Islam, and Identity

    Edited by Sarah Moser

    This book explores the diverse ways in which Islam as a religious philosophy currently shapes urban planning ideas. Focusing on cities in Africa, the Middle East, Central Asia, and Southeast Asia, chapters revealing the vitality and variety of Muslim societies in their engagement with the design of…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Urban Planning in Hong Kong

    The Space and Logic of the Vertically Integrated City

    By Zheng Tan

    This book examines vertical urbanism in the context of Hong Kong’s environmental design practice and its related historical context and regulatory environment. It raises questions about the assumptions and foundations in planning practices in the West, where there is an abnormal absence of a formal…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Urban Asia

  • American Urban Politics in a Global Age

    8th Edition

    Edited by Paul Kantor, Dennis R Judd, Annika Hinze, James Smith

    Bringing together a selection of readings that represent some of the most important trends and topics in urban scholarship today, American Urban Politics in a Global Age provides historical context and contemporary commentaries on the economy, politics, culture and identity of American cities. The…

    Paperback – 2019-02-15 
    Routledge

  • Surveillance

    By Benjamin Goold

    PIN numbers, credit records, photo IDs and biometric measures play a central role in our daily lives. Instead of being mere by-products of public and private surveillance systems, such tokens of trust are now fundamental to surviving in modern society – so much so that our ‘surveillance profiles’…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge
    Key Ideas in Criminology

  • India’s Contemporary Urban Conundrum

    Edited by Sujata Patel, Omita Goyal

    This book lays out the different and complex dimensions of urbanisation in India. It brings together contributors with expertise in fields as varied as demography, geography, economics, political science, sociology, anthropology, architecture, planning and land use, environmental sciences, creative…

    Hardback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge India

  • Urban Criminology

    The City, Disorder, Harm and Social Control to Urban Criminology

    By Rowland Atkinson, Gareth Millington

    Urban Criminology offers an accessible analysis of our urban condition, viewed through the prism of crime, disorder and social harm. This book gathers cutting-edge treatments, research field reports and critical examination of crime and harm in cities from the disciplines of urban studies and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-30 
    Routledge

  • Socially Engaged Art and the Neoliberal City

    By Cecilie Sachs Olsen

    What are the social functions of art in the age of neoliberal urbanism? This book discusses the potential of artistic practices to question the nature of city environments and the diverse productions of space, moving beyond the reduction of ‘the urban’ as a set of existing and static structures.…

    Hardback – 2019-01-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Routledge Companion to Global Heritage Conservation

    Edited by Vinayak Bharne, Trudi Sandmeier

    The act of identifying, protecting, restoring, and reusing buildings, districts and built landscapes of historic and cultural significance is, at its best, a reflective and consequential process of urban and socio-economic reform. It has the potential to reconcile conflicting memories, meanings,…

    Hardback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge

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