Urban Policy Products

  • Social Justice in Contemporary Housing

    Applying Rawls’ Difference Principle, 1st Edition

    By Helen Taylor

    Philosophy is not usually seen as a guidance for modern housing policy, but in this new book, Dr Helen Taylor argues that there is something innovative, unusual, and worth discussing about the application of philosophy to housing. The philosophical framework used within this book is John Rawls’…

    Hardback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Housing and Philosophy

  • Place-making and Urban Development

    New challenges for contemporary planning and design, 1st Edition

    By Pier Carlo Palermo, Davide Ponzini

    The regeneration of critical urban areas through the redesign of public space with the intense involvement of local communities seems to be the central focus of place-making according to some widespread practices in academic and professional circles. Recently, new expertise maintains that…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Green Belts

    Past; present; future?, 1st Edition

    By John Sturzaker, Ian Mell

    Most of us have heard of green belts – but how much do we really know about them? This book tries to separate the fact from the fiction when it comes to green belts by looking both backwards and forwards. They were introduced in the mid-twentieth century to try and stop cities merging together as…

    Paperback – 2018-08-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Re-interpreting the Relationship Between Water and Urban Planning

    The Case of Dar es Salaam, 1st Edition

    By Maria Chiara Pastore

    Africa is one of the most dynamic continents. It will play a key role in the coming decades in relation to the growth of cities, and environmental conditions will be of primary importance. The structural lack of water and sanitation infrastructure affects the development of Africa's growing urban…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Wicked Valuations

    People and Landed Property, 1st Edition

    By Michael McDermott

    Traditional valuation approaches are increasingly recognised as being insufficient to address the wicked valuation problems of the diverse peoples and groups that inhabit the globe from north, south, east to west. This book demonstrates the limitations of science and, in particular economics, as…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Complex Real Property Rights Series

  • Changing China: Migration, Communities and Governance in Cities

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-07-25
    Routledge

  • Tourism Policy and Planning

    Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow, 3rd Edition

    By David L. Edgell, Sr., Jason R. Swanson

    The wellspring to the future global growth in tourism is a commitment toward good policy and strategic planning. Tourism Policy and Planning: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow offers an introduction to the tourism policy process and how policies link to the strategic tourism planning function as well…

    Paperback – 2018-07-12
    Routledge

  • Residential Satisfaction and Housing Policy Evolution

    1st Edition

    By Clinton Aigbavboa, Wellington Thwala

    This book explores residential satisfaction and housing policy trends in developing nations by using subsidised low-income housing examples in South Africa, Ghana and Nigeria as case studies. While there has been much documentation on the formation of residential satisfaction and the evolution of…

    Hardback – 2018-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in International Real Estate

  • Remaking Housing Policy

    An International Study, 1st Edition

    By David Clapham

    Breaking the country-specific boundaries of traditional housing policy books, Remaking Housing Policy is the first introductory housing policy textbook designed to be used by students all around the world. Starting from first principles, readers are guided through the objectives behind government…

    Paperback – 2018-07-06
    Routledge

  • Compulsory Property Acquisition for Urban Densification

    1st Edition

    Edited by Glen Searle

    Densification has been a central method of achieving smart, sustainable cities across the world. This book explores international examples of the property rights tensions involved in attempting to develop denser, more sustainable cities through compulsory acquisition of property. The case studies…

    Hardback – 2018-07-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Complex Real Property Rights Series

  • Shaping Jerusalem

    Spatial planning, politics and the conflict, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Planning for a City of Culture

    Creative Urbanism in Toronto and New York, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

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