Urban Policy Products

  • Disruptive Transport

    Driverless Cars, Transport Innovation and the Sustainable City of Tomorrow, 1st Edition

    Edited by William Riggs

    With the rise of shared and networked vehicles, autonomous vehicles, and other transportation technologies, technological change is outpacing urban planning and policy. Whether urban planners and policy makers like it or not, these transformations will in turn result in profound changes to streets,…

    Hardback – 2018-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

  • India’s Contemporary Urban Conundrum

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sujata Patel, Omita Goyal

    This book lays out the different and complex dimensions of urbanisation in India. It brings together contributors with expertise in fields as varied as demography, geography, economics, political science, sociology, anthropology, architecture, planning and land use, environmental sciences, creative…

    Hardback – 2018-12-04
    Routledge India

  • Bicycle Utopias

    Imagining Fast and Slow Cycling Futures, 1st Edition

    By Cosmin Popan

    Bicycle Utopias investigates the future of urban mobilities and post-car societies, arguing that the bicycle can become the nexus around which most human movement will revolve. Drawing on literature on post-car futures (Urry 2007; Dennis and Urry 2009), transition theory (Geels et al. 2012) and…

    Hardback – 2018-12-04
    Routledge
    Changing Mobilities

  • Tourism and Urban Planning in European Cities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Noam Shoval

    Ambitious projects to modernize European capital cities emerged in the second half of the nineteenth century. The need for urban planning and urban expansion in European cities resulted from industrialization, modernization and economic development that created huge waves of immigration from rural…

    Hardback – 2018-11-29
    Routledge

  • Constructing Metropolitan Space

    Actors, Policies and Processes of Rescaling in World Metropolises, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jill Simone Gross, Enrico Gualini, Lin Ye

    There is little question today that processes of globalization affect national and local economies, governance processes, and conditions for economic competitiveness in the major urban regions of the world. In most liberal-democratic countries, these processes are occurring according to a…

    Paperback – 2018-11-09
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Urban Sustainability Transitions

    Knowledge, Power and Governance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jens Stissing Jensen, Matthew Cashmore, Philipp Späth

    Cities, the world over, are increasingly recognised to be both a principal source of the environmental and social sustainability challenges facing contemporary society and a critical site for addressing these challenges. Socio-technical systems are at the heart of these challenges as they configure…

    Hardback – 2018-11-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sustainable Urbanism

  • The City as a Global Political Actor

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stijn Oosterlynck, Luce Beeckmans, David Bassens, Ben Derudder, Barbara Segaert, Luc Braeckmans

    This book engages with the thorny question of global urban political agency. It critically assesses the now popular statement that in the context of paralysed and failing nation state governments, cities can and will provide leadership in addressing global challenges. Cities can act politically…

    Hardback – 2018-11-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Quality of Life in Cities

    Equity, Sustainable Development and Happiness from a Policy Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alessandra Michelangeli

    In the last few decades, urban quality of life has received increasing interest from policy makers who aim to make cities better places to live. In addition to the aim of improving quality of life, sustainable and equitable development is also often included in the policy agendas of decision makers…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • Politics and Conflict in Governance and Planning

    Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ayda Eraydin, Klaus Frey

    Politics and Conflict in Governance and Planning offers a critical evaluation of manifold ways in which the political dimension is reflected in contemporary planning and governance. While the theoretical debates on post-politics and the wider frame of post-foundational political theory provide…

    Hardback – 2018-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Urban Politics and Policy

  • Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Issues in Expropriation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Frances Plimmer, William McCluskey

    The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Issues in Expropriation reviews the contemporary major issues involving expropriation (eminent domain/compulsory purchase) in an international context. Expropriation is a right reserved to all governments, and, thus, it has an impact on all societies.…

    Hardback – 2018-10-03
    Routledge

  • On the Frontlines of the Welfare State

    How the Fire Service and Police Shape Social Problems, 1st Edition

    By Barry Goetz

    Although public safety agencies protect our well-being, they also shape social problems and community inequities. Public safety protections promote what T.H. Marshall called "social rights" of equitable citizenship. Frontlines of Welfare State shows how public safety agencies function as welfare…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Responding to Climate Change in Asian Cities

    Governance for a more resilient urban future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Diane Archer, Sarah Colenbrander, David Dodman

    The role of cities in addressing climate change is increasingly recognised in international arenas, including the Sustainable Development Goals, the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, and the New Urban Agenda. Asia is home to many of the countries that are most vulnerable to climate change…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

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