Urban Policy Products

  • Planning and Design for Future Informal Settlements

    Shaping the Self-Constructed City, 1st Edition

    By David Gouverneur

    This is the first book to address future informal settlements at the global scale. It argues that to foster favourable conditions for the sustainable evolution of future informal cities, planners must consider the same issues that are paramount in formal urban developments, such as provision of:…

    Paperback – 2018-05-18
    Routledge

  • Housing Policy, Wellbeing and Social Development in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca Lai Har Chiu, Seong-Kyu Ha

    This book investigates how housing policy changes in Asia since the late 1990s have impacted on housing affordability, security, livability, culture and social development. Using case study examples from countries/cities including China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Taiwan, Korea, Malaysia,…

    Hardback – 2018-05-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in International Real Estate

  • Shrinking Cities

    Understanding urban decline in the United States, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-05-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Chinese Urbanism

    Critical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Jayne

    This book provides a definitive overview of contemporary developments in our understanding of urban life in China. Multidisciplinary perspectives outline the most significant critical, theoretical, methodological and empirical developments in our appreciation of Chinese cities in the context of an…

    Paperback – 2018-05-01
    Routledge

  • Religion and Urbanism

    Reconceptualising sustainable cities for South Asia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yamini Narayanan

    Conceptions of 'sustainable cities' in the pluralistic and multireligious urban settlements of developing nations need to develop out of local cultural, religious and historical contexts to be inclusive and accurately respond to the needs of the poor, ethnic and religious minorities, and women.…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • New Urban Geographies of the Creative and Knowledge Economies

    Foregrounding Innovative Productions, Workplaces and Public Policies in Contemporary Cities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Simonetta Armondi, Stefano Di Vita

    The temporal and spatial intersection of information and telecommunication technologies, creative and knowledge economies, and related new manufacturing systems, has been leading to significant effects on urban socioeconomic and spatial configurations and public policies. Specifically, the…

    Hardback – 2018-04-24
    Routledge

  • Latino City

    Urban Planning, Politics, and the Grassroots, 1st Edition

    By Erualdo R. Gonzalez

    American cities are increasingly turning to revitalization strategies that embrace the ideas of new urbanism and the so-called creative class in an attempt to boost economic growth and prosperity to downtown areas. These efforts stir controversy over residential and commercial gentrification of…

    Paperback – 2018-04-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Urban Allotment Gardens in Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Bell, Runrid Fox-Kämper, Nazila Keshavarz, Mary Benson, Silvio Caputo, Susan Noori, Annette Voigt

    Although urban allotment gardening dates back to the nineteenth century, it has recently undergone a renaissance of interest and popularity. This is the result of greater concern over urban greenspace, food security and quality of life. This book presents a comprehensive, research-based overview of…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • Housing in America

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Marijoan Bull, Alina Gross

    Housing is a fundamental need and universal part of human living that shapes our lives in profound ways that go far beyond basic sheltering. Where we live can determine our self-image, social status, health and safety, quality of public services, access to jobs, and transportation options. But the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-03
    Routledge

  • Heritage Sites in Contemporary China

    Cultural Policies and Management Practices, 1st Edition

    By Luca Zan, Bing Yu, Jianli Yu, Haiming Yan

    Heritage Sites in Contemporary China: Cultural Policies and Management Practices focuses on cultural heritage policies in China emerging in the period of the 11th and 12th Five Year Plans. Various important Chinese sites across China are investigated, including Luoyang Sui, Daming Gong, Niuheliang,…

    Hardback – 2018-03-19
    Routledge
    Planning, Heritage and Sustainability

  • Neoliberal Spatial Governance

    1st Edition

    By Phil Allmendinger

    Neoliberal Spatial Governance explores the changing nature of English town and city planning as it has slowly but clearly transformed. Once a system for regulating and balancing change in the built and natural environments in the public interest, planning now finds itself facilitating…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Order and Conflict in Public Space

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

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