Urban Studies Products

  • Post-Metropolitan Territories and Urban Space

    Edited by Alessandro Balducci, Valeria Fedeli, Francesco Curci

    The processes of multi-scalar regional urbanization are occurring worldwide. These present characteristics that are clearly distinguished from those studied in the 19th and 20th century by urban studies academics and professionals through the traditional concepts of both the city and the metropolis…

    Hardback – 2017-02-07 
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Renanimating Regions

    Ethnographic Explorations of New Regional Geographies

    Edited by James Riding, Martin Jones

    To date, the majority of analysis in the field of Regional Studies and Economic Geography has come from a firmly social scientific perspective with the bulk of the book and papers written approaching regions from a sociological, political, economic or business perspective. This book contributes to…

    Hardback – 2017-02-05 
    Regions and Cities

  • Urban Transformations

    Geographies of Renewal and Creative Change

    Edited by Nicholas Wise, Julie Clark

    Economic restructuring and demographic change have in recent years, placed much strain on urban areas the world over, with the effects falling disproportionately on neighbourhoods that were previously underpinned by industry and manufacturing. This has presented policy makers and city planners with…

    Hardback – 2017-02-05 
    Regions and Cities

  • Social Drinking, Community Cohesion and Third Places

    A Pint of Happiness

    By Ignazio Cabras

    Based on a research project of many years standing, Ignazio Cabras explores, examines and elaborates on the relationship between social drinking and third places, presenting substantial evidence with regard to the impact their combination may have on the levels of community cohesion and wellbeing…

    Hardback – 2017-02-05 
    Regions and Cities

  • Street Food

    Culture, economy, health and governance

    Edited by Ryzia De Cassia Vieira Cardoso, Michèle Companion, Stefano Roberto Marras

    Prepared foods, for sale in streets, squares or markets, are ubiquitous around the world and throughout history. This volume is one of the first to provide a comprehensive social science perspective on street food, illustrating its immense cultural diversity and economic significance, both in…

    Paperback – 2017-01-31 
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Making Places for People

    12 Questions Every Designer Should Ask

    By Christie Johnson Coffin, Jenny Young

    Making Places for People explores twelve social questions in environmental design. Authors Christie Johnson Coffin and Jenny Young bring perspectives from practice and teaching to challenge assumptions about how places meet human needs. The book reveals deeper complexities in addressing basic…

    Paperback – 2017-01-25 

  • Public Disorder and Globalization

    By Sophie Body-Gendrot

    The current growth of incidents of public disorder around the world can be seen as symptomatic of major transformations in globalized society, government and technology. But while disorder is routinely perceived as a disturbing phenomenon, it can also be a catalyst for positive transformation and…

    Paperback – 2016-12-20 

  • Urbanization and Climate Co-Benefits

    Implementation of win-win interventions in cities

    Edited by Christopher N. H. Doll, Jose A Puppim de Oliveira

    Urban areas are increasingly contributing to climate change while also suffering many of its impacts. Moreover, many cities, particularly in developing countries, continue to struggle to provide services, infrastructure and socio-economic opportunities. How do we achieve the global goals on climate…

    Hardback – 2016-12-19 
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • Online Public Engagement

    A Guide to Selection and Use for Local Governments and Community Organizations

    By Della Rucker

    Online Public Engagement outlines the range of options, opportunities and the potential challenges of using online technologies to enhance and expand public engagement. The book orients urban and community planners, local government officials, economic development and other policy developers, who…

    Paperback – 2016-12-15 

  • Mega-Event Mobilities

    A Critical Analysis

    Edited by Noel B. Salazar, Christiane Timmerman, Johan Wets, Luana Gama Gato, Sarah Van den Broucke

    Global sports events are rarely far from the public eye. Such mega-events are about much more than the sporting competitions themselves. They entail global exposure and intense struggles by different stakeholders. This is the first book to examine sports mega-events from a mobilities perspective.…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15 
    Routledge Critical Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • The Millennial City

    Trends, Implications, and Prospects for Urban Planning and Policy

    Edited by Markus Moos, Deirdre Pfeiffer, Tara Vinodrai

    This book assesses the impact of demographic change – and in particular, the current shift toward the "Millennial" generation – on urban planning and policy making in cities. It asks how the millennial generation differs from previous generations in terms of their career, housing, travel choices,…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15 

  • Resilience, Environmental Justice and the City

    Edited by Beth Schaefer Caniglia, Manuel Vallee, Beatrice F. Frank

    Urban centers are bastions of inequalities, where poverty, marginalization, segregation and health insecurity are magnified. Minorities and the poor – often residing in neighbourhoods characterized by degraded infrastructures, food and job insecurity, limited access to transport and health care,…

    Hardback – 2016-12-12 
    Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

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