Urban Policy Products

  • Spatial Practices

    Modes of Action and Engagement with the City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melanie Dodd

    This book explores ‘spatial practices’, a loose and expandable set of approaches that embrace the political and the activist, the performative and the curatorial, the architectural and the urban. Acting upon and engaging with the public realm, the field of spatial practices allows people to…

    Paperback – 2019-11-21 
    Routledge

  • Affordable Housing for Smart Villages

    1st Edition

    By Hemanta Doloi, Sally Donovan

    This book initiates a fresh discussion of affordability in rural housing set in the context of the rapidly shifting balance between rural and urban populations. It conceptualises affordability in rural housing along a spectrum that is interlaced with cultural and social values integral to rural…

    Paperback – 2019-10-31
    Routledge

  • Global Shanghai Remade

    The Rise of Pudong New Area, 1st Edition

    By Richard Hu, Weijie Chen

    Examining the rise of Pudong and its role in re-creating Shanghai as a global city, Global Shanghai Remade utilises this important case study to shed light on contemporary globalisation and China’s integration with the world since the late 20th century. Unpacking the rise of Pudong in the context…

    Paperback – 2019-10-23
    Routledge

  • Changing Urban Trends

    Cultures of Decency and Well-being from the Premodern to the Postmodern, 1st Edition

    By Siegrun Fox Freyss

    The local public sector is deeply steeped in history. Studying the historic patterns of urban settlements helps us to understand the development of local priorities: zoning to separate residential areas by class and race, establishing police and fire departments to protect lives and property,…

    Paperback – 2019-10-14
    Routledge

  • Smart Growth and Sustainable Transport in Cities

    1st Edition

    By Amir Shakibamanesh, Mahshid Ghorbanian, Seyed Navid Mashhadi Moghadam

    This book delves into the urban planning theory of “smart growth” to encourage the creation of smart cities, where compact urban spaces are optimized to create transit-oriented, pedestrian- and bicycle-friendly areas, with a clear focus on developing a sustainable, humanistic transport system.…

    Paperback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge

  • Neighbourhood Planning

    Place, Space and Politics, 1st Edition

    By Janet Banfield

    This book carries out an in-depth investigation of a neighborhood planning process that engages critically with the issues surrounding articulation of local concerns in a strategic manner and the prospects of implementing ‘bottom up’ community initiatives successfully. It highlights the dynamics…

    Hardback – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Construction Health and Safety in Developing Countries

    1st Edition

    Edited by Patrick Manu, Fidelis Emuze, Tarcisio Abreu Saurin, Bonaventura H. W. Hadikusumo

    The global construction sector is infamous for high levels of injuries, accidents and fatalities, and poor health and well-being of its workforce. While this record appears in both developed and developing countries, the situation is worse in developing countries, where major spending on…

    Hardback – 2019-09-16
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • Squatters in the Capitalist City

    Housing, Justice, and Urban Politics, 1st Edition

    By Miguel Martinez

    To date, there has been no comprehensive analysis of the disperse research on the squatters’ movement in Europe. In Squatters in the Capitalist City, Miguel A. Martínez López presents a critical review of the current research on squatting and of the historical development of the movements in…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge
    Housing and Society Series

  • The Routledge Handbook of People and Place in the 21st-Century City

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Bishop, Nancy Marshall

    Increasing urbanization and increasing urban density put enormous pressure on the relationships between people and place in cities. Built environment professionals must pay attention to the impact of people–place relationships in small- to large-scale urban initiatives. A small playground in a…

    Hardback – 2019-08-27
    Routledge

  • Collaborative Environmental Governance Frameworks

    A Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    By Timothy Gieseke

    This book takes a practical approach to understanding and describing collaborative governance for resolving environmental problems. It introduces a new collaborative governance assessment model and recognizes that collaborations are a natural result of organizations converging around complex issues…

    Paperback – 2019-08-21
    CRC Press

  • Urban Policy in Latin America

    Towards the Sustainable Development Goals?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Cohen, Maria Carrizosa, Margarita Gutman

    This book evaluates the impact of 20 years of urban policies in six Latin American countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Mexico. It argues that evaluating the fulfillment of past commitments is essential for framing and meeting the new commitments that were taken in Habitat III…

    Hardback – 2019-08-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Urban Politics

    Cities and Suburbs in a Global Age, 10th Edition

    By Myron Levine

    Urban Politics blends the most insightful classic and current political science and related literature with current issues in urban affairs. The book’s integrative theme is ‘power,’ demonstrating that the study of urban politics requires an analysist to look beyond the formal institutions and…

    Paperback – 2019-08-06
    Routledge

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