Urban Economics Products

  • Chinese Urbanism

    Critical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Jayne

    This book provides a definitive overview of contemporary developments in our understanding of urban life in China. Multidisciplinary perspectives outline the most significant critical, theoretical, methodological and empirical developments in our appreciation of Chinese cities in the context of an…

    Paperback – 2018-05-01
    Routledge

  • New Urban Geographies of the Creative and Knowledge Economies

    Foregrounding Innovative Productions, Workplaces and Public Policies in Contemporary Cities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Simonetta Armondi, Stefano Di Vita

    The temporal and spatial intersection of information and telecommunication technologies, creative and knowledge economies, and related new manufacturing systems, has been leading to significant effects on urban socioeconomic and spatial configurations and public policies. Specifically, the…

    Hardback – 2018-04-24
    Routledge

  • Hosting the Olympic Games

    The Real Costs for Cities, 1st Edition

    By John Rennie Short

    Hosting the Olympic Games reveals the true costs involved for the cities that hold these large-scale sporting events. It uncovers the financing of the Games, reviewing existing studies to evaluate the costs and benefits, and draws on case study experiences of the Summer and Winter Games from the…

    Hardback – 2018-04-24
    Routledge

  • Housing in America

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Marijoan Bull, Alina Gross

    Housing is a fundamental need and universal part of human living that shapes our lives in profound ways that go far beyond basic sheltering. Where we live can determine our self-image, social status, health and safety, quality of public services, access to jobs, and transportation options. But the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-03
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Growth, Decline, and Regeneration in Large Cities

    A Case Study Approach, 1st Edition

    By Steven G. Koven, Andrea C. Koven

    Growth, Decline, and Regeneration in Large Cities sheds light on why some cities prosper, others implode, and still others are able to reverse their downward trajectories. The book focuses on four major case studies of American metropolitan areas: Detroit, Boston, Minneapolis, and Austin.…

    Paperback – 2018-03-07
    Routledge
    The Metropolis and Modern Life

  • Markets, Places, Cities

    1st Edition

    By Kirsten Seale

    Using a transnational analytical framework, this book provides a comprehensive overview of formal and informal markets and place in globalised cities. It examines how urban markets are situated within social, cultural and media discourses, and within material and symbolic economies. The book…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • 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

  • Real Estate Development Matrix

    1st Edition

    By Daniel B Kohlhepp, Kimberly J. Kohlhepp

    This book presents a new way of thinking about, teaching, learning, and practicing real estate development. Real Estate Development Matrix describes the process in a two-dimensional model and presents seven Development Stages which form the horizontal axis, and eight sets of Development Tasks…

    Hardback – 2018-02-07
    Routledge

  • Global Garbage

    Urban imaginaries of waste, excess, and abandonment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christoph Lindner, Miriam Meissner

    Global Garbage examines the ways in which garbage, in its diverse forms, is being produced, managed, experienced, imagined, circulated, concealed, and aestheticized in contemporary urban environments and across different creative and cultural practices. The book explores the increasingly complex…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sustainable Urbanism

  • The Quito Papers and the New Urban Agenda

    1st Edition

    By Un-Habitat

    The future is urban. Indeed, the battle for sustainable development will be won or lost in cities. Not a moment too soon, then, that urbanization is suddenly at the centre of global policy making. In 2015 the governments of the UN adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and in 2016 they…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

  • Transport, Mobility, and the Production of Urban Space

    1st Edition

    Edited by Julie Cidell, David Prytherch

    The contemporary urban experience is defined by flow and structured by circulating people, objects, and energy. Geographers have long provided key insights into transportation systems. But today, concerns for social justice and sustainability motivate new, critical approaches to mobilities.…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

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