Urban Studies Products

  • Living Architecture, Living Cities

    Soul-Nourishing Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Day, Julie Gwilliam

    It’s widely accepted that our environment is in crisis. Less widely recognized is that three quarters of environmental damage is due to cities – the places where most of us live. As this powerful new book elucidates, global sustainability is therefore directly dependent on urban design. In Living…

    Paperback – 2019-10-14 
    Routledge

  • Spatial Practices

    Modes of Action and Engagement with the City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melanie Dodd

    This book explores ‘spatial practices’, a loose and expandable set of approaches that embrace the political and the activist, the performative and the curatorial, the architectural and the urban. Acting upon and engaging with the public realm, the field of spatial practices allows people to…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01 
    Routledge

  • No Little Plans

    How Government Built America’s Wealth and Infrastructure, 1st Edition

    By Ian Wray

    Is planning for America anathema to the pursuit of life, liberty and happiness? Is it true, as ideologues like Friedrich Von Hayek, Milton Friedman, and Ayn Rand have claimed, that planning leads to dictatorship, that the state is wholly destructive, and that prosperity is owed entirely to the…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01 
    Routledge
    Planning, History and Environment Series

  • Rio de Janeiro

    Urban Expansion and the Environment, 1st Edition

    Edited by José L. S. Gámez, Zhongjie Lin, Jeffrey S. Nesbit

    Using Rio de Janeiro as the case study city, this book highlights and examines issues surrounding the development of mega-cities in Latin America and beyond. Complex dynamics of urbanization such as mega-event driven development, infrastructure investment, and informal urban expansion are…

    Hardback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Built Environment City Studies

  • Geographic Information Systems to Spatial Data Infrastructures

    A Global Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Masser

    This book draws on author’s wealth of knowledge working on numerous projects across many countries. It provides a clear overview of the development of the SDI concept and SDI worldwide implementation and brings a logical chronological approach to the linkage of GIS technology with SDI enabling data…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    CRC Press

  • Civic Spaces and Desire

    1st Edition

    Edited by Charles Drozynski, Diana Beljaars

    Civic Spaces and Desire presents an original and critical appraisal of civic spaces for a novel theoretical intersection of architecture and human geography. The authors address civic spaces that embody a strong moral code, such as a remembrance park or a casino in various places in the UK, Europe,…

    Paperback – 2019-08-30 
    Routledge

  • Collaborative Environmental Governance Frameworks

    A Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    By Timothy Gieseke

    This book takes a practical approach to understanding and describing collaborative governance for resolving environmental problems. It introduces a new collaborative governance assessment model and recognizes that collaborations are a natural result of organizations converging around complex issues…

    Paperback – 2019-08-29 
    CRC Press

  • The Logic of Violence

    An Ethnography of Dublin's Illegal Drug Trade, 1st Edition

    By Brendan Marsh

    Violence is widely associated with illegal drug markets, and is one of the features that can differentiate illegal capitalism from legitimate business. This book explores the perceived causes and functions of violence in an illegal drug market in Dublin City, Ireland. Understanding why violence…

    Hardback – 2019-08-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

  • The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of the City

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sharon M. Meagher, Samantha Noll, Joseph S. Biehl

    The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of the City is an outstanding reference source to this exciting subject and the first collection of its kind. Comprising forty chapters by a team of international contributors, the Handbook is divided into clear sections addressing the following central topics:…

    Hardback – 2019-08-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Eventscapes

    Transforming Place, Space and Experiences, 1st Edition

    By Graham Brown

    Eventscapes: Transforming Place, Space and Experiences directly examines the interrelation between events’ simultaneous dependence on and transformation of the places in which they are held. This event-environment nexus is analyzed through a variety of international case studies including…

    Paperback – 2019-08-15 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of International Planning Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nancey Green Leigh, Steven P French, Subhrajit Guhathakurta, Bruce Stiftel

    The Routledge Handbook of International Planning Education is the first comprehensive handbook with a unique focus on planning education. Comparing approaches to the delivery of planning education by three major planning education accreditation bodies in the United States, Australia, and the United…

    Hardback – 2019-08-09 
    Routledge

  • Transnational Regions in Historical Perspective

    1st Edition

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

    National competitiveness has become a misnomer, as competitiveness is increasingly understood as a regional phenomenon and regions are not confined to the boundaries of the nation state. This book focusses on the port of Rotterdam and its hinterland – i.e. the Lower Rhine and the Ruhr area. A…

    Hardback – 2019-08-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

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