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  • South African Homelands as Frontiers

    Apartheid’s Loose Ends in the Postcolonial Era

    Edited by Steffen Jensen, Olaf Zenker

    This book explores what happened to the homelands – in many ways the ultimate apartheid disgrace – after the fall of apartheid. The nine chapters contribute to understanding the multiple configurations that currently exist in areas formerly declared "homelands" or "Bantustans". Using the concept of…

    Hardback – 2016-11-04 
    Routledge

  • Urban Poverty, Local Governance and Everyday Politics in Mumbai

    By Joop de Wit

    This book explores the informal patronage relations between urban slum-dwellers and service delivery organisations in Mumbai, India. It examines the conditions of people in the slums and traces the extent to which they are subject to social and political exclusion. Delving into the roles of the…

    Hardback – 2016-10-06 
    Routledge India
    Cities and the Urban Imperative

  • Urban Food Planning

    Seeds of Transition in the Global North

    By Rositsa T. Ilieva

    This highly original work examines the rise of the urban food planning movement in the Global North and provides insights into the new relationship between cities and food which has started developing over the past decade. It sheds light on cities as new spaces for food system innovation and on…

    Hardback – 2016-09-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • The Design of Urban Manufacturing

    By Nina Rappaport, Colin Cathcart, Robert Lane

    A new entrepreneurial culture in American cities is rediscovering the economic and social value of urban manufacturing. However, urban manufacturing, which is often invisible, is poorly understood in terms of urban design and its architecture. The Design of Urban Manufacturing is the first book to…

    Paperback – 2016-09-15 
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-09-15 
    Routledge

  • Shaping Jerusalem

    Spatial planning, politics and the conflict

    By Francesco Chiodelli

    Shaping Jerusalem: Spatial planning, politics and the conflict focuses on a hidden facet of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict; the relentless reshaping of the Holy City by the Israeli authorities through urban policies, spatial plans, infrastructural and architectural projects, land use and building…

    Hardback – 2016-09-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • New Mobilities and Social Changes in Russia’s Arctic Regions

    Edited by Marlene Laruelle

    Dr. Marlene Laruelle is Associate Director of the Institute for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies (IERES) and Research Professor of International Affairs at the Elliott School of International Affairs, The George Washington University. She previously was a Visiting Scholar at the Woodrow…

    Hardback – 2016-08-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Polar Regions

  • Shrinking Cities

    Understanding urban decline in the United States

    By Russell Weaver, Sharmistha Bagchi-Sen, Jason Knight, Amy E. Frazier

    Shrinking Cities: Understanding Shrinkage and Decline in the United States offers a contemporary look at patterns of shrinkage and decline in the United States. The book juxtaposes the complex and numerous processes that contribute to these patterns with broader policy frameworks that have been…

    Hardback – 2016-08-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Hierarchy, Information and Power

    Cities as Corporate Command and Control Centers

    Edited by Hongmian Gong

    The proposed book is a collection of selected papers presented in the 2012 annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers in New York honoring James O. Wheeler (1938-2010). The eight papers are informed and inspired by James O. Wheeler's many contributions to urban geography,…

    Hardback – 2016-08-02 
    Routledge

  • Urban Subversion and the Creative City

    By Oli Mould

    Check out the author's video to find out more about the book: https://vimeo.com/124247409 This book provides a comprehensive critique of the current Creative City paradigm, with a capital ‘C’, and argues for a creative city with a small ‘c’ via a theoretical exploration of urban subversion. The…

    Paperback – 2016-08-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Regulation and Social Control of Incivilities

    Edited by Nina Persak

    The increasing trend and prevalence of incivilities-targeting punitive regulatory measures across Europe raises important issues regarding the legitimacy, effectiveness and impact of such formal social control. Regulation and Social Control of Incivilities addresses the pertinent issues of current…

    Hardback – 2016-07-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Green Gentrification

    Urban sustainability and the struggle for environmental justice

    By Kenneth A. Gould, Tammy L. Lewis

    Green Gentrification looks at the social consequences of urban "greening" from an environmental justice and sustainable development perspective. Through a comparative examination of five cases of urban greening in Brooklyn, New York, it demonstrates that such initiatives, while positive for the…

    Hardback – 2016-07-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

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