Urban Policy Products

  • Rights of Passage

    Sidewalks and the Regulation of Public Flow, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas Blomley

    Rights of Passage: Sidewalks and the Regulation of Public Flow documents a powerful and under-researched form of urban governance that focuses on pedestrian flow. This logic, which Nicholas Blomley terms 'pedestrianism', values public space not in terms of its aesthetic merits, or its success in…

    Paperback – 2011-10-06
    Social Justice

  • Searching for the Just City

    Debates in Urban Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Marcuse, James Connolly, Johannes Novy, Ingrid Olivo, Cuz Potter, Justin Steil

    Cities are many things. Among their least appealing aspects, cities are frequently characterized by concentrations of insecurity and exploitation. Cities have also long represented promises of opportunity and liberation. Public decision-making in contemporary cities is full of conflict, and…

    Paperback – 2011-10-04
    Questioning Cities

  • Urban Regeneration Management

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Diamond, Joyce Liddle, Alan Southern, Philip Osei

    This book was born out of the need to ‘capture’ the experience and understanding of the regeneration management process that is neither UK centric nor centred exclusively on urban areas. Written by experts working in the USA, Holland, Greece, Jamaica, Turkey, Spain, Trinidad and the Czech Republic,…

    Paperback – 2011-08-16
    Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies

  • China's Urban Space

    Development under market socialism, 1st Edition

    By Terry McGee, George C.S. Lin, Mark Wang, Andrew Marton, Jiaping Wu

    China’s urban growth is unparalleled in the history of global urbanization, and will undoubtedly create huge challenges to China as it modernizes its society. Adopting an interdisciplinary approach, this book presents an overview of the radical transformation of China’s urban space since the 1970s,…

    Paperback – 2011-03-24
    Routledge Studies on China in Transition

  • Women and Housing

    An International Analysis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patricia Kennett, Kam Wah Chan

    In the context of contemporary economic, political, social and cultural transformations, this book brings together contributions from developed and emerging societies in Europe, the USA and East Asia in order to highlight the nature, extent and impact of these changes on the housing opportunities…

    Paperback – 2010-12-01
    Housing and Society Series

  • Crossing Borders

    International Exchange and Planning Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patsy Healey, Robert Upton

    The complex diffusion processes affecting the flow of planning ideas and practices across the globe are illustrated in this book. It raises questions about why and how some ideas and practices attract international attention, and about the invention processes which go on when…

    Paperback – 2010-02-22
    RTPI Library Series

  • Housing Boom and Bust

    Owner Occupation, Government Regulation and the Credit Crunch, 1st Edition

    By Peter King

    Housing bubbles burst, creating economic misery for millions. Over the past thirty years, the culture of property ownership has become so ingrained that policy makers, bankers and households have taken for granted that housing is a good investment and forgotten about the bust. Explaining how the…

    Paperback – 2010-02-01

  • Fixing Broken Cities

    The Implementation of Urban Development Strategies, 1st Edition

    By John Kromer

    Through the insightful lens of an experienced practitioner, this book describes the origin, execution, and impact of urban repopulation strategies—initiatives designed to attract residents, businesses, jobs, shoppers, and visitors to places that had undergone decades of decline and abandonment. The…

    Paperback – 2009-07-31

  • The Integration Debate

    Competing Futures For American Cities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chester Hartman, Gregory Squires

    Racial integration, and policies intended to achieve greater integration, continue to generate controversy in the United States, with some of the most heated debates taking place among long-standing advocates of racial equality. Today, many nonwhites express what has been referred to as "…

    Paperback – 2009-07-08

  • Innovations in Urban Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Davies

    Previously published as a special issue of Policy Studies, this volume demonstrates the vitality of the field of urban politics and presents future challenges for urban political research in the years ahead. If it does not already, the population of cities will very soon make up more than half the…

    Paperback – 2009-02-23

  • Segregation

    The Rising Costs for America, 1st Edition

    Edited by James H. Carr, Nandinee K. Kutty

    Segregation: The Rising Costs for America documents how discriminatory practices in the housing markets through most of the past century, and that continue today, have produced extreme levels of residential segregation that result in significant disparities in access to good jobs, quality education…

    Paperback – 2008-02-12

  • Politics of the City

    1st Edition

    Routledge Library Editions: The City reprints some of the most important works in urban studies published in the last century. For further information on this collection please email [email protected]

    Hardback – 2006-12-21

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