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  • Gender and Gentrification

    1st Edition

    By Winifred Curran

    This book explores how gentrification often reinforces traditional gender roles and spatial constructions during the process of reshaping the labour, housing, commercial and policy landscapes of the city. It focuses in particular on the impact of gentrification on women and racialized men,…

    Paperback – 2019-07-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • The Millennial City

    Trends, Implications, and Prospects for Urban Planning and Policy, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-07-31 
    Routledge
    Global Urban Studies

  • Cognition and the Built Environment

    1st Edition

    By Ole Möystad

    Cognition and the Built Environment argues that interacting with our built environment, as users and as architects, is a cognitive process. It claims that architecture, in its form and meaning, is a basic, embodied level of human cognition. The assumption is that we and our built environment…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • Planning for Greying Cities

    Age-Friendly City Planning and Design Research and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Tzu-Yuan Stessa Chao

    Planning for Greying Cities: Age-Friendly City Planning and Design Research and Practice highlights how modern town planning and design act as a positive force for population ageing, taking on these challenges from a user-oriented perspective. Although often related to 'healthy city' concepts, the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-04-09
    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 – 2019-04-09
    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 – 2019-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Development and the Rural-Urban Divide

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Harriss, Mick Moore

    First published in 1984. It is widely acknowledged that rural-urban differences and interrelationships play an important role in the development process. Some theorists believe they are a primary cause of continuing poverty in poor nations. This volume of essays summarises and appraises theories of…

    Paperback – 2019-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • The Romance of Culture in an Urban Civilisation

    Robert E. Park on Race and Ethnic Relations in Cities, 1st Edition

    By Barbara Ballis Lal

    In this book, originally published in 1990, the author presents a general, critical overview of Robert E. Park and the Chicago school of American sociology. Lal concentrates on the contribution that Park and those working within the Chicago school tradition have made to the area of urban race and…

    Paperback – 2019-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Managing the City

    The Aims and Impacts of Urban Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian Robson

    This book, first published in 1987, addresses questions which have gained new importance in the light of the continuing erosion of the economic base and social stability of cities. The recurring riots in inner cities are but the outward manifestation of the profound collapse of the civic societies…

    Paperback – 2019-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Race and Gender Discrimination across Urban Labor Markets

    1st Edition

    By Susanne Schmitz

    This study, first published in 1996, investigates the effects that local labor market conditions may have on the economic status of women and blacks, relative to their white male counterparts. More precisely, it examines the impact that local labor market conditions have on estimates of labor…

    Paperback – 2019-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • The British New Towns

    A Programme without a Policy, 1st Edition

    By Meryl Aldridge

    First published in 1979. Concern about the processes at work in Britain’s urban areas, coupled with steep declines in the population projections, led to a review of urban and regional policies in the mid-1970s, with major implications for the new towns as an element of national policy. The various…

    Paperback – 2019-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

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