Urban Economics Products

  • Disassembled Cities

    Social and Spatial Strategies to Reassemble Communities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth L. Sweet

    This book explores the urban, political, and economic effects of contemporary capitalism as well being concerned with a collective analytic that addresses these processes through the lens of disassembling and reassembling dynamics. The processes of contemporary globalization have resulted in the…

    Hardback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge
    Global Urban Studies

  • The Production of Alternative Urban Spaces

    An International Dialogue, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jens Kaae Fisker, Letizia Chiappini, Lee Pugalis, Antonella Bruzzese

    Alternative urban spaces across civic, private, and public spheres emerge in response to the great challenges that urban actors are currently confronted with. Labour markets are changing rapidly, the availability of affordable housing is under intensifying pressure, and public spaces have become…

    Hardback – 2018-11-07
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • The European Territory

    From Historical Roots to Global Challenges, 1st Edition

    By Jacques Robert

    Originally published in French as Le territoire européen: des racines aux enjeux globaux, this book reflects the enormous changes that Europe has seen in the past half century. In a period of immense upheaval, the continent has experienced increased integration, largely through the development of…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Social Economics and the Solidarity City

    1st Edition

    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 often focused on broad and…

    Hardback – 2018-09-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Vernacular Regeneration

    Low-income Housing, Private Policing and Urban Transformation in inner-city Johannesburg, 1st Edition

    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 are explored through the lenses of…

    Hardback – 2018-09-13
    Routledge

  • Affordable Housing Governance and Finance

    Innovations, partnerships and comparative perspectives, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-08-31
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Design and Construction in Africa

    A System Dynamics Approach, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-08-30
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • Housing Policy, Wellbeing and Social Development in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca Lai Har Chiu, Seong-Kyu Ha

    This book investigates how housing policy changes in Asia since the late 1990s have impacted on housing affordability, security, livability, culture and social development. Using case study examples from countries/cities including China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Taiwan, Korea, Malaysia,…

    Hardback – 2018-05-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in International Real Estate

  • 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

  • Creative Ageing Cities

    Place Design with Older People in Asian Cities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Keng Hua Chong, Mihye Cho

    Ageing population and rapid urbanisation are the two major demographic shifts in today’s world. Architectural designs and urban policies have to deal with issues of an ever larger elderly population living in the cities, especially in old urban neighbourhoods, while also taking into consideration…

    Hardback – 2018-02-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Delhi's Changing Built Environment

    1st Edition

    By Piyush Tiwari, Jyoti Rao

    The rapid expansion, urban form and development of the built environment in the world’s second most populous city, Delhi, has been the consequence of social, political, economic, planning and architectural traditions that have shaped the city over thousands of years. Whilst seamless at times, these…

    Hardback – 2018-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in International Real Estate

  • Contested Markets, Contested Cities

    Gentrification and Urban Justice in Retail Spaces, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sara González

    Markets are at the origin of urban life as places for social, cultural and economic encounter evolving over centuries. Today, they have a particular value as mostly independent, non-corporate and often informal work spaces serving millions of the most vulnerable communities across the world. At the…

    Hardback – 2017-12-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

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