Urban Cultures Products

  • Temporary Cities

    Resisting Transience in Arabia, 1st Edition

    By Yasser Elsheshtawy

    Are Arab Gulf cities, the likes of Dubai, Abu Dhabi or Doha, on their way to extinction? Is their fate obsolescence? Or, are they the model for our urban future? Can a city whose very existence is predicated on an imported labour force who build and operate these gleaming urban centres remain a…

    Hardback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge
    Planning, History and Environment Series

  • Law, Cinema and the Ill City

    Imagining Justice and Order in Real and Fictional Cities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anne Wagner, Le Cheng

    This book uses film and television as a resource for addressing the social and legal ills of the city. It presents a range of approaches to view the ill city through cinematic and televisual characterization in urban frameworks, political contexts, and cultural settings. Each chapter deconstructs…

    Hardback – 2019-06-17 
    Routledge
    Law, Language and Communication

  • Spatial Complexity in Urban Design Research

    Graph Visualization Tools for Communities and their Contexts, 1st Edition

    By Jamie O'Brien

    This book offers state-of-the-art ‘tools for thinking’ for urban designers, planners and decision-makers. Thematically it focuses on the contexts of problems in urban design and places community spaces at the heart of urban design research. The book provides practicable tools for network modelling…

    Hardback – 2019-06-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Cities and Cinema

    2nd Edition

    By Barbara Mennel

    The second edition of Cities and Cinema provides an updated survey of films about cities from their significance for modernity at the beginning of the twentieth century to contemporary relationship between virtual reality and urban space. The book demonstrates the importance of the filmic depiction…

    Paperback – 2019-06-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Introductions to Urbanism and the City

  • Reducing Urban Violence in the Global South

    Towards Safe and Inclusive Cities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer Erin Salahub, Markus Gottsbacher, John de Boer, Mayssam D. Zaaroura

    Reducing Urban Violence in the Global South seeks to identify the drivers of urban violence in the cities of the Global South and how they relate to and interact with poverty and inequalities. Drawing on the findings of an ambitious five-year, 15-project research programme supported by Canada’s…

    Hardback – 2019-06-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cities and Development

  • Theories of Culture

    1st Edition

    By Arnold Groh

    This authoritative but concise guide describes the most significant cultural theories of the 20th and 21st centuries and their originators, as well as the links between them and their mutual influences. Exploring ideas around what culture is, when and why cultures change over time, and whether…

    Paperback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge

  • Urban Restructuring, Power and Capitalism in the Tourist City

    Contested Terrains of Marrakesh, 1st Edition

    By Khalid Madhi

    The book focuses on the processes of urban restructuring, power relations, and the touristic boom in cities. Through an indepth analysis of Marrakech, Morroco, the book proposes a comprehensive analytic framework. It highlights the issues of (post)coloniality, ideology, heritage-commodification,…

    Hardback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Between Bohemia and Suburbia

    Boburbia in the USA, 1st Edition

    By William Weston

    This book identifies a distinctive kind of urban neighborhood that is on the rise throughout the USA, the dense, walkable, mixed-use bourgeois-bohemian suburb or the "boburb." It looks at case studies of areas to live in Louisville, Kentucky. Based on scores of interviews with college…

    Hardback – 2019-05-27 
    Routledge
    Questioning Cities

  • City Branding and Promotion

    The Strategic Approach, 1st Edition

    By Waldemar Cudny

    This book explores theoretical concepts of strategic promotion and place branding in cities. It outlines the issues associated with strategic management of urban territories and highlights various types of development strategies that seek to encourage socio-economic development, growth and city…

    Hardback – 2019-05-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Perspectives on Urban Growth, Innovation and Change

  • Urban Life in Kingston Jamaica

    The Culture and Class Ideology of Two Neighborhoods, 1st Edition

    By Diane J. Austin

    This book, first published in 1984, recounts the daily life, the politics, religion and leisure pursuits of Jamaicans in working- and middle-class Kingston. The study is based upon the author’s observations of life in Selton Town and Vermount, two neighborhoods of Kingston, between 1971 and 1982.…

    Paperback – 2019-04-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • The Elderly in Poor Urban Neighborhoods

    1st Edition

    By Valerie Slaughter Brown

    First published in 1997. Considerable research has been done to identify neighbourhood influences on children’s affective states, motivation, and behaviour. This population, along with the elderly, are the nation’s largest dependent groups. In contrast, little research has been done to determine…

    Paperback – 2019-04-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Identity and Poverty

    Defining a Sense of Self among Urban Adolescents, 1st Edition

    By Laura DeHaan, Shelley MacDermid

    This book, first published in 1996, examines an important developmental transition: the formation of identity, as well as the influence that having a well-developed identity may have, on a sample of adolescents living in urban Chicago. This study proposes that identity commitment, exploration, and…

    Paperback – 2019-04-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

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