Urban Economics Products

  • The Shared Space

    The Two Circuits of the Urban Economy in Underdeveloped Countries, 1st Edition

    By Milton Santos

    Originally published in 1979. In this forcefully argued book, Milton Santos shows that contemporary explanations of urbanization and spatial organization in underdeveloped countries are inadequate. This failure is attributable to their origins in theories elaborated to explain the development of…

    Paperback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban and Regional Economics

  • 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

  • Creating Smart Cities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Claudio Coletta, Leighton Evans, Liam Heaphy, Rob Kitchin

    In cities around the world, digital technologies are utilized to manage city services and infrastructures, to govern urban life, to solve urban issues and to drive local and regional economies. While "smart city" advocates are keen to promote the benefits of smart urbanism – increased efficiency,…

    Paperback – 2018-11-12
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • 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

  • Quality of Life in Cities

    Equity, Sustainable Development and Happiness from a Policy Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alessandra Michelangeli

    In the last few decades, urban quality of life has received increasing interest from policy makers who aim to make cities better places to live. In addition to the aim of improving quality of life, sustainable and equitable development is also often included in the policy agendas of decision makers…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • 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

  • High Rise and Fall

    The Making of the European Real Estate Industry, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Carpenter

    High Rise and Fall tells the story of how the European commercial property industry transformed from a local, small-scale business to an international, financially sophisticated, multi-billion-euro industry that was ultimately devastated by the 2008 crash. Drawing on her experience as…

    Paperback – 2018-09-20
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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 – 2018-09-06
    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

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