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  • Latino City

    Urban Planning, Politics, and the Grassroots, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-04-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Contemporary Artists Working Outside the City

    Creative Retreat, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Lowndes

    This book reflects on the motivations of creative practitioners who have moved out of cities from the mid-1960s onwards to establish creative homesteads. The book focuses on desert exile painter Agnes Martin, radical filmmaker and gardener Derek Jarman, and iconoclastic conceptual artist Chris…

    Hardback – 2018-04-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Affected Labour in a Café Culture

    The Atmospheres and Economics of 'Hip' Melbourne, 1st Edition

    By Alexia Cameron

    What does it mean to work in the ‘hip’ postmodern economy? This book develops the concept of ‘affected labour’ within Melbourne, Australia. Through the lens of café and bar culture, the book provides an ethnographic investigation into the ways that affect arises, circulates, sticks and dissipates…

    Hardback – 2018-03-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Culture, Space and Identity

  • Interiors Beyond Architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Deborah Schneiderman, Amy Campos

    ***Winner of the 2019 IDEC Book Award*** 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…

    Paperback – 2018-02-27
    Routledge

  • The Nocturnal City

    1st Edition

    By Robert Shaw

    Night is a foundational element of human and animal life on earth, but its interaction with the social world has undergone significant transformations during the era of globalization. As the economic activity of the ‘daytime’ city has advanced into the night, other uses of the night as a time for…

    Hardback – 2018-02-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Culture, Space and Identity

  • Order and Conflict in Public Space

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mattias De Backer, Lucas Melgaço, Georgiana Varna, Francesca Menichelli

    Which public and whose space? The understanding of public space as an arena where individuals can claim full use and access hides a reality of constant negotiation, conflict and surveillance. This collection uses case studies concerning the management, use, and transgression of public space to…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Markets, Places, Cities

    1st Edition

    By Kirsten Seale

    Using a transnational analytical framework, this book provides a comprehensive overview of formal and informal markets and place in globalised cities. It examines how urban markets are situated within social, cultural and media discourses, and within material and symbolic economies. The book…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Asian American Literature and the Environment

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Dacca

    A Study in Urban History and Development, 1st Edition

    By Sharif Uddin Ahmed

    Originally published in 1986, this work discusses the development in Dacca of western-style municipal organization and its financial and practical problems and also explores the economic transition of the city after 1840. It is one of the few urban studies which carries through from the ‘old order’…

    Hardback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

  • Trading Peasants and Urbanization in Eighteenth-Century Russia

    The Central Industrial Region, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Morrison

    Originally published in 1987, this book is based on research concerned primarily with the Central Industrial Region. It uses archival and published sources, focusing on a category of immigrants which is comparatively well documented in official records - those who enlisted formally in the urban…

    Hardback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

  • Patterns of European Urbanisation Since 1500

    1st Edition

    Edited by Henk Schmal

    Originally published in 1981, Patterns of European Urbanisation Since 1500 examines urbanisation in Europe since 1500, paying particular attention to the underlying factors which govern the differentiated process of urbanisation. The book goes on to formulate some of the ways in which these factors…

    Hardback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

  • Black Boston

    African American Life and Culture in Urban America, 1750-1860, 1st Edition

    By George A. Levesque

    Between the Revolution and the Civil War, non-slave black Americans existed in the no-man’s land between slavery and freedom. The two generations defined by these two titanic struggles for national survival saw black Bostonians struggle to make real the quintessential values of individual freedom…

    Hardback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

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