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  • Urban Subversion and the Creative City

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2016-08-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Brand-Driven City Building and the Virtualizing of Space

    1st Edition

    By Alexander Gutzmer

    This book is an investigation of the cultural phenomenon of branding and its transformational effects on the contemporary spatial – and urban – reality. It develops a novel understanding of the rationale behind the construction of large-scale architectural complexes that relate to corporate brands,…

    Paperback – 2016-08-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Multiculturalism and the Arts in European Cities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marco Martiniello

    This book discusses the tension, or even the contradiction, between ethno-cultural segregation and ethno-cultural mixing in the field of the arts. It focuses on the local artistic sphere in the multicultural EU cities of Amsterdam, Antwerp, Brussels, Cologne, Malmö and Vienna. The chapters show a…

    Paperback – 2016-07-20
    Routledge

  • Moral Rhetoric and the Criminalisation of Squatting

    Vulnerable Demons?, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24
    Routledge

  • Globalization, Violence and the Visual Culture of Cities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christoph Lindner

    What connects garbage dumps in New York, bomb sites in Baghdad, and skyscrapers in São Paulo? How is contemporary visual culture – extending from art and architecture to film and digital media – responding to new forms of violence associated with global and globalizing cities? Addressing such…

    Paperback – 2016-03-31
    Routledge
    Questioning Cities

  • Ethno-Architecture and the Politics of Migration

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mirjana Lozanovska

    Ethno-Architecture and the Politics of Migration explores the interface between migration and architecture. Cities have been substantially affected by transnational migration but the physical manifestations of migration in architecture – and its effect on streetscape, neighbourhood and city – have…

    Hardback – 2015-12-14
    Routledge
    Architext

  • Spaces of Vernacular Creativity

    Rethinking the Cultural Economy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tim Edensor, Deborah Leslie, Steve Millington, Norma Rantisi

    Creativity has become part of the language of regeneration experts, urban planners and government policy makers attempting to revive the economic and cultural life of cities in the 21st century. Concepts such as the creative class, the creative industries and bohemian cultural clusters have come to…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • The Sacred Identity of Ephesos (Routledge Revivals)

    Foundation Myths of a Roman City, 1st Edition

    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 – 2015-05-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Sensing Cities

    Regenerating Public Life in Barcelona and Manchester, 1st Edition

    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 – 2015-04-27
    Routledge

  • Planning and LGBTQ Communities

    The Need for Inclusive Queer Spaces, 1st Edition

    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 – 2015-03-27
    Routledge

  • Creative Industries and Urban Development

    Creative Cities in the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    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 – 2014-12-24
    Routledge

  • Ethnography, Diversity and Urban Space

    1st Edition

    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 – 2014-12-05
    Routledge

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