Urban Policy Products

  • The Routledge Handbook of Community Development

    Perspectives from Around the Globe

    Edited by Sue Kenny, Brian McGrath, Rhonda Phillips

    The Routledge Handbook of Community Development explores community development theory and practice across the world. The book provides perspectives about community development as an interactive, relevant, and sometimes contradictory way to address issues impacting the human condition. It promotes…

    Hardback – 2017-10-24 
    Routledge

  • The Fight for Fair Housing

    Causes, Consequences and Future Implications of the 1968 Federal Fair Housing Act

    Edited by Gregory Squires

    The Federal Fair Housing Act of 1968 was passed at a time of turmoil, conflict, and often conflagration in cities across the nation. It took the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to finally secure passage. The Kerner Commission warned in 1968 that "to continue present policies is to make…

    Paperback – 2017-10-20 
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Sustainable Transportation

    Policy, Planning and Implementation, 2nd Edition

    By Preston L Schiller, Jeffrey R Kenworthy

    Cities around the globe struggle to create better and more equitable access to important destinations and services, all the while reducing the energy consumption and environmental impacts of mobility. An Introduction to Sustainable Transportation illustrates a new planning paradigm for sustainable…

    Paperback – 2017-10-16 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

    By Various

    Reissuing works originally published between 1968 and 1997, this 24 volume set offers a selection of scholarship on urban studies. Topics include urban policy, urban economics, and identity and poverty in urban communities. This collection of books from some of the leading scholars in the field…

    Hardback – 2017-10-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: 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 – 2017-10-13 
    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 – 2017-10-13 
    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 – 2017-10-13 
    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 – 2017-10-13 
    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 – 2017-10-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Urban Problems in Western Europe

    An Economic Analysis

    By Paul C. Cheshire, Dennis G. Hay

    This major study, first published in 1989, examines Western Europe’s urban problems in unprecedented breadth and depth. It is a synthesis of research which had three main aims: to establish an informed view of the state of urban Europe in the most systematic and consistent way possible; to…

    Hardback – 2017-10-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Smart Urban Regeneration

    Visions, Institutions and Mechanisms for Real Estate

    Edited by Simon Huston

    The role of real estate in our cities is crucial to building sustainable and resilient urban futures. Smart Urban Regeneration brings together institutional, planning and real estate insights into an innovative regeneration framework for academics, students and property professionals. Starting by…

    Paperback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge

  • The New Tenement

    By Florian Urban

    This book examines "new tenements" – dense, medium-rise, multi-storey residences that have been the backbone of European inner-city regeneration since the 1970s and came with a new positive view on urban living. Focusing principally on Berlin, Copenhagen, Glasgow, Rotterdam, and Vienna, it relates…

    Paperback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge

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