Urban Cultures Products

  • Interiors Beyond Architecture

    Edited by Amy Campos, Deborah Schneiderman

    Interiors Beyond Architecture proposes an expanded impact for interior design that transcends the inside of buildings, analysing significant interiors that engage space outside of the disciplinary boundaries of architecture. It presents contemporary case studies from a historically nuanced and…

    Paperback – 2017-08-08 
    Routledge

  • Making Prestigious Places

    How Luxury Influences the Transformation of Cities

    Edited by Mario Paris

    Making Prestigious Places investigates the spatial dimension of luxury, both as a sector involving activities, operators and investments, and as a system of values acting as a catalyst for recent urban transformations. Luxury shares a well-established connection to the city, as a place of…

    Hardback – 2017-08-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Gentrification as a Global Strategy

    Neil Smith and Beyond

    Edited by Abel Albet, Núria Benach

    This book pays homage to Neil Smith’s ideas, offering a critical approach and rich collection of insights that draw on Smith’s work for inspiration and debate. With interdisciplinary and international contributions from leading experts, the book demonstrates the impact of Smith’s ideas on…

    Hardback – 2017-08-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-06-10 
    Routledge
    Asia's Transformations

  • Art and the City

    Worlding the Discussion through a Critical Artscape

    Edited by Jason Luger, Julie Ren

    Artistic practices have long been disturbing the relationships between art and space. They have challenged the boundaries of performer/spectator, of public/private, introduced intervention and installation, ephemerality and performance, and constantly sought out new modes of distressing…

    Hardback – 2017-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Housing Inequality in Chinese Cities

    Edited by Youqin Huang, Si-ming Li

    In recent decades, Chinese cities have experienced profound social, economic and spatial transformations. In particular, Chinese cities have witnessed the largest housing boom in history and unprecedented housing privatization. China now is a country of homeowners, with more than 70 per cent of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Indonesia, Islam, and the International Political Economy

    Clash or Cooperation?

    By Mark S. Williams

    The Republic of Indonesia is a rising great power in the Asia-Pacific, set to become the eighth largest economy in the world in the coming decades. It is the most populous Muslim majority country in the world. The largest Islamic organizations and parties have supported Indonesia’s participation…

    Hardback – 2017-04-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Islam and Muslims in Southeast Asia

  • Planning for a City of Culture

    Creative Urbanism in Toronto and New York

    By Shoshanah B.D. Goldberg-Miller

    Planning for a City of Culture gives us a new way to understand how cities use arts and culture in planning, fostering livable communities and creating economic development strategies to build their brand, attract residents and tourists, and distinguish themselves from other urban centers…

    Hardback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Rebel Streets and the Informal Economy

    Street Trade and the Law

    Edited by Alison Brown

    Street trade is a critical and highly visible component of the informal economy, linked to global systems of exchange. Yet policy responses are dismissive and evictions commonplace. Despite being progressively marginalised from public space, street traders in the global south are engaged in spatial…

    Hardback – 2017-03-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Arts in Place

    The Arts, the Urban and Social Practice

    By Cara Courage

    This interdisciplinary book explores the role of art in placemaking in urban environments, analysing how artists and communities use arts to improve their quality of life. It explores the concept of social practice placemaking, where artists and community members are seen as equal experts in the…

    Hardback – 2017-02-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Culture, Space and Identity

  • Latino City

    Urban Planning, Politics, and the Grassroots

    By Erualdo R. Gonzalez

    American cities are increasingly turning to revitalization strategies that embrace the ideas of new urbanism and the so-called creative class in an attempt to boost economic growth and prosperity to downtown areas. These efforts stir controversy over residential and commercial gentrification of…

    Hardback – 2017-02-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • 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, and cultural ordering systems, while roaming the city in what are often perceived as uncontrolled ways. But they are also…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Human-Animal Studies Series

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