Urban Policy Products

  • Designing the Compassionate City

    Creating Places Where People Thrive, 1st Edition

    By Jenny Donovan

    Designing the Compassionate City outlines an approach to urban design that is centred on an explicit recognition of the inherent dignity of all people. It suggests that whether we thrive or decline—as individuals or as a community—is dependent on our ability to fulfil the full spectrum of our needs…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11
    Routledge

  • Reimagining Industrial Sites

    Changing Histories and Landscapes, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Heatherington

    The discourse around derelict, former industrial and military sites has grown in recent years. This interest is not only theoretical, and landscape professionals are taking new approaches to the design and development of these sites. This book examines the varied ways in which the histories and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Landscape and Environmental Design

  • Inclusive Place Branding

    Critical Perspectives on Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mihalis Karavatzis, Massimo Giovanardi, Maria Lichrou

    Place branding is often a response to inter-place competition and discussed as if it operated in a vacuum, ignoring the needs of local communities. It has developed a set of methods – catchy slogans, colourful logos, ‘star-chitects’, bidding for City of Culture status etc. – that are applied as…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Critical Marketing

  • 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 – 2017-11-09
    Routledge

  • Urbanization in China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Margaret Crawford, Marco Cenzatti

    Since the "Opening Up" period of 1978-80, China has urbanized with unprecedented speed. The construction of completely new cities and the dramatic redevelopment of existing urban centers have completely transformed the Chinese landscape. This urban revolution has generated an astonishing number and…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Urban Studies

  • Routledge Library Editions: Urbanization

    1st Edition

    By Various

    The volumes in this set, originally published between 1978 and 1997, draw together research by leading academics in the area of urbanization, and provide a rigorous examination of related key issues. The volumes examine urbanization in developing countries, urban planning, urban societies and race,…

    Hardback – 2017-10-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urbanization

  • The Routledge Handbook of Community Development

    Perspectives from Around the Globe, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-10-23
    Routledge

  • The New Tenement

    Residences in the Inner City Since 1970, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-10-23
    Routledge

  • Planning Metropolitan Australia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Hamnett, Robert Freestone

    Australia has long been a highly (sub)urbanized nation, but the major distinctive feature of its contemporary settlement pattern is that the great majority of Australians live in a small number of large metropolitan areas focused on the state capital cities. The development and application of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-23
    Routledge
    Planning, History and Environment Series

  • The Fight for Fair Housing

    Causes, Consequences, and Future Implications of the 1968 Federal Fair Housing Act, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gregory D. Squires

    The federal Fair Housing Act of 1968 was passed in 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 its passage. The Kerner Commission warned in 1968 that "to continue present policies…

    Paperback – 2017-10-18
    Routledge

  • Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

    1st Edition

    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 – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Property Rights and Climate Change

    Land use under changing environmental conditions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fennie van Straalen, Thomas Hartmann, John Sheehan

    Property Rights and Climate Change explores the multifarious relationships between different types of climate-driven environmental changes and property rights. This original contribution to the literature examines such climate changes through the lens of property rights, rather than through the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Complex Real Property Rights Series

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