Urban Cultures Products

  • Group Work with Suburbia's Children

    Difference, Acceptance, and Belonging, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Malekoff

    This collection of articles, first published in 1991, attempts to describe life in the suburbs from diverse vantage points, to evoke a feeling of what life is like for some of the children and their families living in these communities and to demonstrate the practice and value of group work within…

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

  • The Future of Urban Form

    The Impact of New Technology, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Brotchie, Peter Newton, Peter Hall, Peter Nijkamp

    This book, first published in 1985, explores the ways in which the editors and contributors predicted the urban system, shaped by emerging technologies, would look like, both nationally and internationally. The technological changes covered include automation in the secondary sector, the effects of…

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

  • Basic Needs and the Urban Poor

    The Provision of Communal Services, 1st Edition

    Edited by P. J. Richards, A. M. Thomson

    Originally published in 1984. The diverse problems suffered by the urban poor in Asia and the means by which their welfare levels can be raised are investigated comprehensively in this study. All chapters, written by specialists, deal with a particular subject but the general theme remains that the…

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

  • Senses in Cities

    Experiences of Urban Settings, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kelvin E.Y. Low, Devorah Kalekin-Fishman

    Urban landscapes are usually thought of first and foremost as engineered formations designed for functionality. It is quite clear, however, that cities and towns are sites of social structure, scenes of diversity, and hotbeds of transgressions. They are also sources of satisfying social…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Race, Religion, and the ‘Indian Muslim’ Predicament in Singapore

    1st Edition

    By Torsten Tschacher

    Indian Muslims form the largest ethnic minority within Singapore’s otherwise largely Malay Muslim community. Despite its size and historic importance, however, Singaporean Indian Muslims have received little attention by scholarship and have also felt side-lined by Singapore’s Malay-dominated…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Slow Tourism, Food and Cities

    Pace and the Search for the "Good Life", 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Clancy

    Slow Food began in the late 1980s as a response to the spread of fast food establishments and as a larger statement against globalization and the perceived deterioration of modern life. Since then, slow practices have permeated into other areas, including cities and territories and travel and…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Tourism

  • Gentrification as a Global Strategy

    Neil Smith and Beyond, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-02-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Arts in Place

    The Arts, the Urban and Social Practice, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Culture, Space and Identity

  • Indonesia, Islam, and the International Political Economy

    Clash or Cooperation?, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge

  • Food & Fitness Community Partnerships

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laurie Lachance, Laurie Carpenter, Mary Emery, Mia Luluquisen

    This book describes many of the unique contributions of the Food & Fitness program including a number of early successes, drawing lessons from efforts to form and maintain partnerships, and from the strategies employed to create structural change in communities. This important study introduces…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    Community Development – Current Issues Series

  • Rebel Streets and the Informal Economy

    Street Trade and the Law, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Migration, Micro-Business and Tourism in Thailand

    Highlanders in the City, 1st Edition

    By Alexander Trupp

    Visitors to Thailand’s urban and beach-sided tourist hotspots notice the presence of colourful and predominantly female vendors offering self-made and mass-manufactured products. A high percentage of these vendors are members of the highland ethnic minority group of Akha who have become…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Diasporas, Migrations and Mobilities

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