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  • The Nocturnal City

    By Robert Shaw

    Night is a foundational element of human and animal life on earth, but its interaction with the social world has undergone significant transformations during the era of globalization. As the economic activity of the ‘daytime’ city has advanced into the night, other uses of the night as a time for…

    Hardback – 2018-04-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Culture, Space and Identity

  • New Urban Geographies of the Creative and Knowledge Economies

    Foregrounding Innovative Productions, Workplaces and Public Policies in Contemporary Cities

    Edited by Simonetta Armondi, Stefano Di Vita

    The temporal and spatial intersection of information and telecommunication technologies, creative and knowledge economies, and related new manufacturing systems, has been leading to significant effects on urban socioeconomic and spatial configurations and public policies. Specifically, the…

    Hardback – 2018-02-20 
    Routledge

  • Urban Mobilities in the Global South

    Edited by Tanu Priya Uteng, Karen Lucas

    The book considers urban mobilities and immobilities in the Global South through an exploration of the theoretical and methodological entry points that can be used to further the agenda of transport planning. Transport system improvements can (and do) have complex and unequal impacts on different…

    Hardback – 2017-11-17
    Routledge
    Transport and Mobility

  • Routledge Companion to Media and Humanitarian Action

    Edited by Robin Andersen, Purnaka L. de Silva

    In this moment of unprecedented humanitarian crises, the representations of global disasters are increasingly common media themes around the world. The Routledge Companion to Media and Humanitarian Action explores the interconnections between media, old and new, and the humanitarian challenges that…

    Hardback – 2017-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Media and Cultural Studies Companions

  • 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 – 2017-08-14
    Routledge
    Global Urban Studies

  • Beyond the Networked City

    Infrastructure reconfigurations and urban change in the North and South

    Edited by Olivier Coutard, Jonathan Rutherford

    Cities around the world are undergoing profound changes. In this global era, we live in a world of rising knowledge economies, digital technologies, and awareness of environmental issues. The so-called "modern infrastructural ideal" of spatially and socially ubiquitous centrally-governed…

    Paperback – 2017-08-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Sustainable Communities and Green Lifestyles

    Consumption and Environmentalism

    By Tendai Chitewere

    Sustainable communities raise questions about the compatibility of capitalism and environmentalism and how we can green our way of life in a capitalist economy that values short-term production and consumption over long-term conservation and simple living. If capitalism and its drive towards…

    Hardback – 2017-08-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • The Experimental City

    Edited by James Evans, Andrew Karvonen, Rob Raven

    This book explores how the concept or urban experimentation is being used to reshape practices of knowledge production in urban debates about resilience, climate change governance, and socio-technical transitions. With contributions from leading scholars, and case studies from the Global North and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sustainable Urbanism

  • Communication, Public Discourse, and Road Safety Campaigns

    Persuading People to Be Safer

    By Nurit Guttman

    This book discusses the use of communication campaigns to promote road safety, arguing that they need to elicit public discourse on issues pertaining to culture, equity, gender, workplace norms, environmental issues, and social solidarity. Increasingly, new media channels and formats are employed…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • Negotiating the Mediated City

    Everyday Encounters with Public Screens

    By Zlatan Krajina

    This book is an interdisciplinary empirical investigation of how people interact with public screens in their daily lives. In more and more surprising locations, screens of various kinds appear within the sightlines of passers-by in contemporary cities. Outdoor advertisers target audiences which…

    Paperback – 2016-10-27
    Routledge
    Comedia

  • The Public Space of Social Media

    Connected Cultures of the Network Society

    By Therese Tierney

    Social media is restructuring urban practices–through ad-hoc experimentation, commercial software development, and communities of participation. This book is the first to consider how practices contained within social media are situated within a larger genealogy of public space, including theories…

    Paperback – 2016-08-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • Play in Creative Problem-solving for Planners and Architects

    By Ron Kasprisin

    In Play in Creative Problem-solving for Planners and Architects, "play" is defined, explored and demonstrated as a critical catalyst in creative problem-solving processes. The book defines the current psychological research into play and creative problem-solving, explores the necessary integration…

    Paperback – 2016-07-15
    Routledge

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