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  • Urban Redevelopment

    A North American Reader

    Edited by Barry Hersh

    Urban redevelopment plays a major part in the growth strategy of the modern city and the goal of this book is to examine the various aspects of redevelopment, its principles and practices in the North American context. Urban Redevelopment: a North American Reader, seeks to shed light on the…

    Paperback – 2017-09-06 
    Routledge

  • Slow Tourism, Food and Cities

    Pace and the Search for the ‘Good Life’

    Edited by Michael Clancy

    Slow Food began in the late 1980s as a response to the spread of fast food establishmentsand as a larger statement against globalization and the perceived deterioration of modern life. Since then, slow practices have permeated into other areas, including cities and territories and travel and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Tourism

  • Urban Sociolinguistics

    The City as a Linguistic Process and Experience

    Edited by Patrick Heinrich, Dick Smakman

    From Los Angeles to Tokyo, Urban Sociolinguistics is a sociolinguistic study of twelve urban settings around the world. Building on William Labov’s famous New York Study, the authors demonstrate how language use in these areas is changing based on belief systems, behavioural norms, day-to-day…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge

  • The Syntax of City Space

    American Urban Grids

    By Mark Major

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Gender and Gentrification

    By Winifred Curran

    This book explores how gentrification often reinforces traditional gender roles and spatial constructions during the process of reshaping the labour, housing, commercial and policy landscapes of the city. It focuses in particular on the impact of gentrification on women and racialized men,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Neoliberalism and Urban Development in Latin America

    The Case of Santiago

    Edited by Camillo Boano, Francisco Vergara-Perucich

    In the 1970s and following on from the deposition of Salvador Allende, the Chilean dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet installed a radical political and economic system by force which lent heavy privilege to free market capitalism, reduced the power of the state to its minimum and actively suppressed…

    Hardback – 2017-08-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning

    The Right to the City, Volume 6

    Edited by Christophe Demaziere, Robert Freestone, Christopher Silver

    The Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning series offers a selection of some of the best scholarship in urban and regional planning from around the world. The internationally recognized authors of these award-winning papers take up a range of salient issues from the theory and practice of…

    Hardback – 2017-08-23 
    Routledge
    Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning

  • Rethinking Neoliberalism

    Resisting the Disciplinary Regime

    Edited by Sanford F. Schram, Marianna Pavlovskaya

    Neoliberalism remains a flashpoint for political contestation around the world. For decades now, neoliberalism has been in the process of becoming a globally ascendant default logic that prioritizes using economic rationality for all major decisions, in all sectors of society, at the collective…

    Paperback – 2017-08-23 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Australian Urban and Regional Planning

    Edited by Neil Sipe, Karen Vella

    Where is planning in 21st century Australia? What are the key challenges that confront planning? What does planning scholarship reveal about the state of planning practice in meeting the needs of urban and regional Australians? The Routledge Handbook of Australian Urban and Regional Planning…

    Hardback – 2017-08-22 
    Routledge

  • The African Metropolis

    Struggles over Urban Space, Citizenship, and Rights to the City

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Bisola Falola

    On a planet where urbanization is rapidly expanding, nowhere is the growth more pronounced than in cities of the global South, and in particular, Africa. African metropolises are harbingers of the urban challenges that lie ahead as societies grapple with the fractured social, economic, and…

    Hardback – 2017-08-21 
    Routledge
    Global Africa

  • The Millennial City

    Trends, Implications, and Prospects for Urban Planning and Policy

    Edited by Markus Moos, Deirdre Pfeiffer, Tara Vinodrai

    Millennials have captured our imaginaries in recent years. The conventional wisdom is that this generation of young adults lives in downtown neighbourhoods near cafes, public transit and other amenities. Yet, this depiction is rarely unpacked nor problematized. Despite some commonalities, the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-18 
    Routledge
    Global Urban Studies

  • Shaping Portland

    Anatomy of a Healthy City

    By Paddy Tillett

    Portland is a young city founded on a river bank in a virgin forest less than 200 years ago. Shaping Portland: Anatomy of a Healthy City is about the values engendered by the place, and how those values have influenced the growing city. It examines how and why the public realm supports or obstructs…

    Hardback – 2017-08-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

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