Urban Studies Products

  • Urbanization, Regional Development and Governance in China

    1st Edition

    By Jianfa Shen

    Rapid urbanization in China in recent decades and the challenges of social and regional integration and governance have been issues of major concern. This book explores the course of urbanization and development in China over recent decades. It considers a range of issues including urbanization,…

    Hardback – 2018-05-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Knowledge, Education, and Cultural Change

    Papers in the Sociology of Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Brown

    Originally published in 1973 Knowledge, Education and Cultural Change surveys the present state of the field of the sociology of education. The book addresses the claim that much of the research in the sociology of education should be extended to issues of wider theoretical significance, the book…

    Hardback – 2018-05-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British Sociological Association

  • Livable Cities from a Global Perspective

    1st Edition

    Edited by Roger W. Caves, Fritz Wagner

    Livable Cities from a Global Perspective offers case studies from around the world on how cities approach livability. They address the fundamental question, what is considered "livable?" The journey each city has taken or is currently taking is unique and context specific. There is no such …

    Paperback – 2018-05-03
    Routledge

  • Housing Policy, Wellbeing and Social Development in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca Lai Har Chiu, Seong-Kyu Ha

    This book investigates how housing policy changes in Asia since the late 1990s have impacted on housing affordability, security, livability, culture and social development. Using case study examples from countries/cities including China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Taiwan, Korea, Malaysia,…

    Hardback – 2018-05-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in International Real Estate

  • Shrinking Cities

    Understanding urban decline in the United States, 1st Edition

    By Russell Weaver, Sharmistha Bagchi-Sen, Jason Knight, Amy E. Frazier

    Shrinking Cities: Understanding Shrinkage and Decline in the United States offers a contemporary look at patterns of shrinkage and decline in the United States. The book juxtaposes the complex and numerous processes that contribute to these patterns with broader policy frameworks that have been…

    Paperback – 2018-05-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Chinese Urbanism

    Critical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Jayne

    This book provides a definitive overview of contemporary developments in our understanding of urban life in China. Multidisciplinary perspectives outline the most significant critical, theoretical, methodological and empirical developments in our appreciation of Chinese cities in the context of an…

    Paperback – 2018-05-01
    Routledge

  • The Charter School Solution

    Distinguishing Fact from Rhetoric, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tara L. Affolter, Jamel K. Donnor

    Challenging the popular perception that the free market can objectively ameliorate inequality and markedly improve student academic achievement, this book examines the overly positivistic rhetoric surrounding charter schools. Taking a multifocal approach, this book examines how charter schools…

    Paperback – 2018-04-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Mega-event Cities: Urban Legacies of Global Sports Events

    1st Edition

    By Valerie Viehoff, Gavin Poynter

    Mega-events represent an important moment in the life of a city, providing a useful lens through which we may analyse their cultural, social, political and economic development. In the wake of the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC’s) concerns about ’gigantism’ and wider public concerns about…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Land Law and Urban Policy in Context

    Essays on the Contributions of Patrick McAuslan, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thanos Zartaloudis

    This book is a collection of essays honouring and engaging with the work of the late Professor Patrick McAuslan. It is a collection that narrates, analyses and critiques McAuslan’s contributions, as well as offering substantive perspectives on how his work has impacted the legal fields in which he…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge
    Birkbeck Law Press

  • Religion and Urbanism

    Reconceptualising sustainable cities for South Asia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yamini Narayanan

    Conceptions of 'sustainable cities' in the pluralistic and multireligious urban settlements of developing nations need to develop out of local cultural, religious and historical contexts to be inclusive and accurately respond to the needs of the poor, ethnic and religious minorities, and women.…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Home and Community

    Lessons from a Modernist Housing Scheme, 1st Edition

    By Sandra Costa Santos, Nadia Bertolino, Stephen Hicks, Camilla Lewis, Vanessa May

    Examining the relationships between architecture, home and community in the Claremont Court housing scheme in Edinburgh, Home and Community provides a novel perspective on the enabling potential of architecture that encompasses physical, spatial, relational and  temporal phenomena. Based on…

    Hardback – 2018-04-24
    Routledge

  • Hosting the Olympic Games

    The Real Costs for Cities, 1st Edition

    By John Rennie Short

    Hosting the Olympic Games reveals the true costs involved for the cities that hold these large-scale sporting events. It uncovers the financing of the Games, reviewing existing studies to evaluate the costs and benefits, and draws on case study experiences of the Summer and Winter Games from the…

    Hardback – 2018-04-24
    Routledge

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