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  • Urbanization in Vietnam

    By Gisele Bousquet

    Most studies on urbanisation focus on the move of rural people to cities and the impact this has, both on the cities to which the people have moved, and on the rural communities they have left. This book, on the other hand, considers the impact on rural communities of the physical expansion of…

    Hardback – 2015-09-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • The Sacred Identity of Ephesos (Routledge Revivals)

    Foundation Myths of a Roman City

    By Guy Maclean Rogers

    The Sacred Identity of Ephesos offers a full-length interpretation of one of the largest known bequests in the Classical world, made to the city of Ephesos in AD 104 by a wealthy Roman equestrian, and challenges some of the basic assumptions made about the significance of the Greek cultural…

    Paperback – 2015-05-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Cities in South Asia

    Edited by Crispin Bates, Minoru Mio

    Globalisation has long historical roots in South Asia, but economic liberalisation has led to uniquely rapid urban growth in South Asia during the past decade. This book brings together a multidisciplinary collection of chapters on contemporary and historical themes explaining this recent explosive…

    Hardback – 2015-04-28
    Routledge
    Routledge New Horizons in South Asian Studies

  • Sensing Cities

    Regenerating Public Life in Barcelona and Manchester

    By Monica Montserrat Degen

    As cities globally re-design their urban landscapes, they produce a different urban aesthetic and create new experiential milieus. Urban regeneration processes generate radical physical, social and cultural changes in neighbourhoods that demand new conceptual frameworks to address their impact upon…

    Paperback – 2015-04-26
    Routledge

  • Urban Animals

    Crowding in zoocities

    By Tora Holmberg

    The city includes opportunities as well as constraints for humans and other animals alike. Urban animals are often subjected to complaints; they transgress geographical, legal as and cultural ordering systems, while roaming the city in what is often perceived as uncontrolled ways. But they are also…

    Hardback – 2015-04-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Human-Animal Studies Series

  • Urban Subversion and the Creative City

    By Oli Mould

    Check out the author's video to find out more about the book: https://vimeo.com/124247409 This book provides a comprehensive critique of the current Creative City paradigm, with a capital ‘C’, and argues for a creative city with a small ‘c’ via a theoretical exploration of urban subversion. The…

    Hardback – 2015-04-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Planning and LGBTQ Communities

    The Need for Inclusive Queer Spaces

    Edited by Petra L. Doan

    Although the last decade has seen steady progress towards wider acceptance of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, and queer (LGBTQ) individuals, LGBTQ residential and commercial areas have come under increasing pressure from gentrification and redevelopment initiatives. As a result many of these…

    Paperback – 2015-03-26
    Routledge

  • Creative Industries and Urban Development

    Creative Cities in the 21st Century

    Edited by Terry Flew

    The concept of creative industries has developed considerable academic and policy momentum in the 21st century. There has been a connection identified between the rise of creative industries and the urbanisation of the world’s population, particularly in relation to the significance of cities as…

    Paperback – 2014-12-23
    Routledge

  • Ethnography, Diversity and Urban Space

    Edited by Mette Louise Berg, Ben Gidley, Nando Sigona

    Across Europe, multiculturalism as a public policy has been declared ‘dead’ but, everyday multiculture is alive and well. This book explores how people live with diversity in contemporary cities and towns across Europe. Drawing on ethnographic studies ranging from London’s inner city and…

    Hardback – 2014-12-04
    Routledge

  • Asian American Literature and the Environment

    Edited by Lorna Fitzsimmons, Youngsuk Chae, Bella Adams

    This book is a ground-breaking transnational study of representations of the environment in Asian American literature. Extending and renewing Asian American studies and ecocriticism by drawing the two fields into deeper dialogue, it brings Asian American writers to the center of ecocritical studies…

    Hardback – 2014-11-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Moral Rhetoric and the Criminalisation of Squatting

    Vulnerable Demons?

    Edited by Lorna Fox O'Mahony, David O'Mahony, Robin Hickey

    This collection of critical essays considers the criminalisation of squatting from a range of different theoretical, policy and practice perspectives. While the practice of squatting has long been criminalised in some jurisdictions, the last few years have witnessed the emergence of a newly…

    Hardback – 2014-10-27
    Routledge

  • Remaking China's Great Cities

    Space and Culture in Urban Housing, Renewal, and Expansion

    By Samuel Y. Liang

    China’s rapid urbanization has restructured the great socialist cities Beijing, Shanghai, and Guangzhou into mega cities that embrace global capitalism. This book focuses on the urban transformations of these three cities: Beijing is the nation’s political and cultural capital; Shanghai is the…

    Hardback – 2014-08-03
    Routledge
    Asia's Transformations

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