Urban Economics Products

  • Cities and Dialogue

    The Public Life of Knowledge

    By Jamie O'Brien

    This book explores the role of dialogue in urban community formations, specifically focusing on the need for civic dialogue within urban spaces. It examines the relationships between people and place, analyzing how local narratives are constructed by community members and, in a contrasting manner,…

    Hardback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Residential Real Estate

    Urban & Regional Economic Analysis

    By Anupam Nanda

    Residential Real Estate introduces readers to the economic fundamentals and emerging issues in housing markets. The book investigates housing market issues within local, regional, national and international contexts in order to provide students with an understanding of the economic principles that…

    Paperback – 2018-10-16 
    Routledge

  • Social Economics and the Solidarity City

    By Brendan Murtagh

    Social Economics and the Solidarity City explores the impact and potential of the social economy as a site of urban struggle, political mobilization and community organization. The search for alternatives to the neoliberal logic governing contemporary cities has focused on broad and ill-defined…

    Hardback – 2018-09-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • High Rise and Fall

    The Making of the European Real Estate Industry

    By Andrea Carpenter

    High Rise and Fall tells the story of how the European property market reached unprecedented levels of success, whilst making mistakes that it failed to see until it was too late. Drawing on her unique experience as both former editor of EuroProperty and Interim Chief Executive at INREV, Andrea…

    Paperback – 2018-09-24 
    Routledge

  • Vernacular Regeneration

    Low-income Housing, Private Policing and Urban Transformation in Inner-City Johannesburg

    By Aidan Mosselson

    Urban regeneration is currently taking place in inner-city Johannesburg. This book presents an alternative, multi-layered account for reading the process of urban change and renewal. The provision of social and affordable housing and the spread of private security is explored through the lenses of…

    Hardback – 2018-09-13 
    Routledge

  • Affordable Housing Governance and Finance

    Innovations, partnerships and comparative perspectives

    Edited by Gerard Van Bortel, Vincent Gruis, Joost Nieuwenhuijzen, Ben Pluijmers

    There is a large shortage of affordable housing across Europe. In high‐demand urban areas housing shortages lead to unaffordable prices for many target groups. This book explores innovations to support a sufficient supply of affordable and sustainable rental housing. Affordable housing is…

    Hardback – 2018-08-29 
    Routledge

  • City Politics

    The Political Economy of Urban America, 10th Edition

    By Dennis R. Judd, Annika M. Hinze

    Praised for the clarity of its writing, careful research, and distinctive theme – that urban politics in the United States has evolved as a dynamic interaction between governmental power, private actors, and a politics of identity – City Politics remains a classic study of urban politics.  Its…

    Paperback – 2018-08-27 
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Design and Construction in Africa

    A System Dynamics Approach

    By Oluwaseun Dosumu, Clinton Aigbavboa

    This book addresses some of the countless challenges faced by developing countries when adopting sustainable design and construction and offers suggestions for the way forward for African development projects. The authors argue that the pervasive non-consideration of the interrelationship between…

    Hardback – 2018-08-24 
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • Disassembled Cities

    Social and Spatial Strategies to Reassemble Communities

    Edited by Elizabeth Sweet, Tim Imeokparia, Iván Arenas, Teresa Cordova, Deborah Youdell

    The edited collection provides an analysis of the effects of the global spread of contemporary capitalism that includes predatory practices such as harmful loan conditions, highly speculative investments, and war mongering for profit or economic advantage. The book is a grounded evaluation and…

    Hardback – 2018-07-30 
    Routledge
    Global Urban Studies

  • Changing China: Migration, Communities and Governance in Cities

    Edited by Li Si-Ming, Shenjing He, Kam Wing Chan

    China’s unprecedented urbanization is underpinned by not only massive rural-urban migration but also a household registration system embedded in a territorial hierarchy that produces lingering urban-rural duality. The mid-1990s onwards witnessed increasing reliance on land revenues by municipal…

    Paperback – 2018-07-19 
    Routledge

  • The Age of Intelligent Cities

    Smart Environments and Innovation-for-all Strategies

    By Nicos Komninos

    This book concludes a trilogy that began with Intelligent Cities: Innovation, Knowledge Systems and digital spaces (Routledge 2002) and Intelligent Cities and Globalisation of Innovation Networks (Routledge 2008). Together these books examine intelligent cities as environments of innovation and…

    Paperback – 2018-07-15 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

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