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  • 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

  • Sport in the City

    Cultural Connections, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael P. Sam, John Hughson

    Sport is seen as an increasingly important aspect of urban and regional planning. Related programmes have moved to the forefront of agendas for cities of the present and future. This has occurred as the barriers between so-called ‘high’ and ‘popular’ culture continue to disintegrate. Sport is now a…

    Paperback – 2013-03-18
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Language in Public Spaces in Japan

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nanette Gottlieb

    This book throws light on ideologies, practices and sociocultural developments currently shaping language use in Japan by departing from the more common investigation of language in private contexts and examining aspects of the language found in a range of significant public spaces, from the…

    Paperback – 2012-11-15
    Routledge

  • Urban Life in Post-Soviet Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Catharine Alexander, Victor Buchli, Caroline Humphrey

    Capturing a unique historical moment, this book examines the changes in urban life since the collapse of the Soviet Union from an ethnographic perspective, thus addressing significant gaps in the literature on cities, Central Asia and post-socialism. It encompasses Tashkent, Almaty, Astana and…

    Paperback – 2012-03-01
    UCL Press

  • The Peckham Experiment PBD

    A study of the living structure of society, 1st Edition

    By Innes H. Pearse, Lucy H. Crocker

      This book was first published in 1943.…

    Paperback – 2009-02-25
    Routledge

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