Urban Policy Products

  • Urbanization in China

    Edited by Margaret Crawford, Marco Cenzatti, Jiong Wu

    Since the "Opening Up" period of 1978-80, China has urbanized with unprecedented speed. The construction of completely new cities and the dramatic redevelopment of existing urban centers have completely transformed the Chinese landscape. This urban revolution has generated an astonishing number and…

    Hardback – 2017-05-15 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Urban Studies

  • Public Service Provision and Urban Development

    Edited by Andrew Kirby, Paul Knox, Steven Pinch

    Originally published in 1984. The authors of this study address a number of major themes related to the analysis of public services: the role of public choice theory, the importance of professors and organisations, the value of neo-Marxist theories and the importance of space. These issues are…

    Hardback – 2017-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Group Work with Suburbia's Children

    Difference, Acceptance, and Belonging

    Edited by Andrew Malekoff

    This collection of articles, first published in 1991, attempts to describe life in the suburbs from diverse vantage points, to evoke a feeling of what life is like for some of the children and their families living in these communities and to demonstrate the practice and value of group work within…

    Hardback – 2017-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • An Introduction to Urban Geography

    By John R. Short

    This book, first published in 1984, is an attempt to make students aware of the variety in the urban condition and to introduce them to some of the relationships operating between space and society. From the broad aim of seeking to show the relationship between urbanism and society flows a number…

    Hardback – 2017-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Land Use and Urban Form

    The Consumption Theory of Land Rent

    By Grant Ian Thrall

    Originally published in 1987. The Consumption Theory of Land Rent or CTLR is a comprehensive model of the urban landscape developed by Grant Ian Thrall. Working from the basic idea that the same underlying processes account for the spatial structure of all places, Thrall shows how CTLR can be used…

    Hardback – 2017-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Basic Needs and the Urban Poor

    The Provision of Communal Services

    Edited by P. J. Richards, A. M. Thomson

    Originally published in 1984. The diverse problems suffered by the urban poor in Asia and the means by which their welfare levels can be raised are investigated comprehensively in this study. All chapters, written by specialists, deal with a particular subject but the general theme remains that the…

    Hardback – 2017-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Urban Design

    A Typology of Procedures and Products, 2nd Edition

    By Jon Lang

    Urban Design: A Typology of Procedures and Products, 2nd Edition provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to urban design, defining the field and addressing the controversies and goals of urban design. Including over 50 updated international case studies, this new edition presents a…

    Paperback – 2017-04-28 
    Routledge

  • (Re)Generating Inclusive Cities

    Poverty and Planning in Urban North America

    By Dan Zuberi, Ariel Taylor

    As suburban expansion declines, cities have become essential economic, cultural and social hubs of global connectivity. In an effort to keep or bring-back individuals and families to the urban core, regeneration schemes are increasingly employed in cities across North America. (Re)Generating…

    Hardback – 2017-04-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Urban Expansion, Land Cover and Soil Ecosystem Services

    Edited by Ciro Gardi

    More than half of the world population now lives in cities, and urban expansion continues as rural people move to cities. This results in the loss of land for other purposes, particularly soil for agriculture and drainage. This book presents a review of current knowledge of the extension and…

    Hardback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Imagining Sustainability

    Creative urban environmental governance in Chicago and Melbourne

    By Julie Cidell

    Cities, rather than nations, have become the key sites for enacting environmental policies. This is due to the combination of growing urban populations and increased action on the part of local governments (generally attributed to national governments’ failure to act on climate change). Imagining…

    Hardback – 2017-03-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sustainable Urbanism

  • Rebel Streets and the Informal Economy

    Street Trade and the Law

    Edited by Alison Brown

    Street trade is a critical and highly visible component of the informal economy, linked to global systems of exchange. Yet policy responses are dismissive and evictions commonplace. Despite being progressively marginalised from public space, street traders in the global south are engaged in spatial…

    Hardback – 2017-03-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Planning for a City of Culture

    Creative Urbanism in Toronto and New York

    By Shoshanah B.D. Goldberg-Miller

    Planning for a City of Culture gives us a new way to understand how cities use arts and culture in planning, fostering livable communities and creating economic development strategies to build their brand, attract residents and tourists, and distinguish themselves from other urban centers…

    Hardback – 2017-03-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

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