Urban Policy Products

  • 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

  • Architecture and Space Reimagined

    Learning from the difference, multiplicity, and otherness of development practice

    By Richard Bower

    As with so many facets of contemporary western life, architecture and space are often experienced and understood as a commodity or product. The premise of this book is to offer alternatives to the practices and values of such westernised space and Architecture (with a capital A), by exploring the…

    Hardback – 2016-07-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • 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 – 2016-07-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

  • Regulation and Social Control of Incivilities

    By Nina Peršak

    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

  • Reshaping Design Governance

    The CABE Experiment

    By Matthew Carmona, Claudio De Magalhaes, Lucy Natarajan

    Reshaping Design Governance is a thorough introduction to, and in-depth analysis of the work of the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE) and its programmes, practices and influence. Authored by leading experts in the fields of urban design and planning, it is designed…

    Paperback – 2016-07-15 
    Routledge

  • The Right to Squat the City

    Squatters, Housing Struggles and Urban Politics

    By Miguel Martinez

    To date, there has been no comprehensive analysis of the disperse research on the squatters’ movement in Europe. In The Right to Squat the City: Squatters, Housing Struggles and Urban Politics, Miguel A. Martínez López presents a critical review of the current theoretical contributions on…

    Paperback – 2016-07-15 
    Routledge
    Housing and Society Series

  • Policy Choice in Local Responses to Climate Change

    A Comparison of Urban Strategies

    Edited by Hubert Heinelt, Wolfram Lamping

    Since the 1990s ‘beliefs’, ‘ideas’ or ‘knowledge’ as well as processes of communicative interactions such as persuasion, argumentation and learning have received increasing attention in social science for the understanding of political changes. This book makes a significant contribution to this…

    Hardback – 2016-06-09 
    Routledge

  • The Experimental City

    Edited by James Evans, Andrew Karvonen, Rob Raven

    This book explores how the concept or urban experimentation is being used to reshape practices of knowledge production in urban debates about resilience, climate change governance, and socio-technical transitions. With contributions from leading scholars, and case studies from the Global North and…

    Hardback – 2016-05-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sustainable Urbanism

  • Order and Conflict in Public Space

    Edited by Mattias De Backer, Lucas Melgaço, Georgiana Varna, Francesca Menichelli

    Which public and whose space? The understanding of public space as an arena where individuals can claim full use and access hides a reality of constant negotiation, conflict and surveillance. This collection uses case studies concerning the management, use, and transgression of public space to…

    Hardback – 2016-05-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Creative Regions in Europe

    Edited by Nick Clifton, Caroline Chapain, Roberta Comunian

    Creative and cultural industries, broadly defined, are now considered by many policy makers across Europe at the heart of their national innovation and economic development agenda. Similarly, many European cities and regions have adopted policies to support and develop these industries and their…

    Hardback – 2016-05-16 
    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 – 2016-05-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Towards Low Carbon Cities in China

    Urban Form and Greenhouse Gas Emissions

    Edited by Sun Sheng Han, Ray Green, Mark Y. Wang

    This book explores the relationship between urban form and greenhouse gas emissions in China, providing new insights for policy, urban planning and management. Drawing on the results of a four-year multidisciplinary research project, the book examines how factors such as urban households’ access…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Low Carbon Development

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