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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • The Postcolonial City and its Subjects

    London, Nairobi, Bombay, 1st Edition

    By Rashmi Varma

    This book considers twentieth and twenty-first century literary and cultural formations of the postcolonial city and the constitution of new subjects within it. Varma offers a reading of both historical and contemporary debates on urbanism through the filter of postcolonial fictions and the…

    Paperback – 2014-07-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Creativity in Peripheral Places

    Redefining the Creative Industries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Gibson

    Creativity is said to be the fuel of the contemporary economy. Dynamic industries such as film, music, television and design have changed the fortunes of entire cities, from Nashville to Los Angeles, Barcelona to Brisbane and beyond. Yet creativity remains mercurial – it is at the heart of…

    Paperback – 2014-06-23
    Routledge

  • World Tourism Cities

    Developing Tourism Off the Beaten Track, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Maitland, Peter Newman

    This book presents new research on the capacity of big cities to generate new tourism areas as visitors discover and help create new urban experiences off the beaten track. It examines similarities and differences in these processes in a group of established world cities located in the global…

    Paperback – 2014-04-28
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • Dissent and Cultural Resistance in Asia’s Cities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Melissa Butcher, Selvaraj Velayutham

    This book documents urban experiences of dissent and emergent resistance against disjunctive global and local capital, technology and labour flows that converge and intersect in some of Asia’s fastest growing cities. Rather than constructing occupants of the city as simply passive victims of…

    Paperback – 2014-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Leisure and Power in Urban China

    Everyday life in a Chinese city, 1st Edition

    By Unn Målfrid Rolandsen

    Leisure and Power in Urban China is the first comprehensive study of leisure activities in a medium size Chinese city. Hitherto, studies of Chinese leisure have focused on holidays, festivals and tourism. This, however, is a study of the kinds of leisure that take place on regular workdays in a…

    Paperback – 2014-01-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • African City Textualities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ranka Primorac

    The stereotype of Africa as a predominantly 'natural' space ignores the existence of vibrant and cosmopolitan urban environments on the continent. Far from merely embodying backwardness and lack, African cities are sites of complex and diverse cultural productions which participate in…

    Paperback – 2013-05-31
    Routledge

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