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  • Territorial Governance across Europe

    Pathways, Practices and Prospects

    Edited by Peter Schmitt, Lisa Van Well

    This book provides a comprehensive framework for analysing, comparing and promoting territorial governance in policy relevant research. It reveals in-depth considerations of the emergence, state-of-the art and evolution of the concept of territorial governance. A unique series of ten case studies…

    Hardback – 2015-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Global Garbage

    Urban imaginaries of waste, excess, and abandonment

    Edited by Christoph Lindner, Miriam Meissner

    Global Garbage examines the ways in which garbage, in its diverse forms, is being produced, managed, experienced, imagined, circulated, concealed, and aestheticized in contemporary urban environments and across different creative and cultural practices. The book explores the increasingly complex…

    Hardback – 2015-12-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sustainable Urbanism

  • Making Cultural Cities in Asia

    Mobility, assemblage, and the politics of aspirational urbanism

    Edited by Jun Wang, Tim Oakes, Yang Yang

    This book examines the vast and largely uncharted world of cultural/creative city-making in Asia. It explores the establishment of policy models and practices against the backdrop of a globalizing world, and considers the dynamic relationship between powerful actors and resources that impact Asian…

    Hardback – 2015-12-11 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • The Urban Struggle for Economic, Environmental and Social Justice

    Deepening their roots

    By Malo André Hutson

    This book discusses how strong-market cities are pressured to remain on the cutting edge of innovation by continuously looking for ways to develop and enhance their local economy. It captures the current demographic shifts of blacks, Latinos and other people of colour out of certain strong-market…

    Hardback – 2015-11-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

  • Capital Dilemma

    Growth and Inequality in Washington, D.C.

    Edited by Derek Hyra, Sabiyha Prince

    Capital Dilemma: Growth and Inequality in Washington, DC uncovers and explains the dynamics that have influenced the contemporary economic advancement of Washington, DC. This volume’s unique interdisciplinary approach using historical, sociological, anthropological, economic, geographic, political,…

    Paperback – 2015-11-24 
    Routledge

  • Cities in Crisis

    Socio-spatial impacts of the economic crisis in Southern European cities

    Edited by Jörg Knieling, Frank Othengrafen

    In recent years, European societies and territories have witnessed the spatial impacts of a severe financial and socio-economic crisis. This book builds on the current debate concerning how cities and urban regions and their citizens deal with the consequences of the recent financial and…

    Hardback – 2015-09-29 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • The Global City 2.0

    From Strategic Site to Global Actor

    By Kristin Ljungkvist

    Global cities all over the world are taking on new roles as they increasingly participate directly and independently in international affairs and global politics. So far, surprisingly few studies have analyzed the role of the Global City beyond its already well explicated role in the globalized…

    Hardback – 2015-09-18 
    Routledge
    Cities and Global Governance

  • People, Places and Policy

    Knowing contemporary Wales through new localities

    Edited by Martin Jones, Scott Orford, Victoria Macfarlane

    Set within the context of UK devolution and constitutional change, People, Places and Policy offers important and interesting insights into ‘place-making’ and ‘locality-making’ in contemporary Wales. Combining policy research with policy-maker and stakeholder interviews at various spatial scales (…

    Hardback – 2015-08-24
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Chicago

    An economic history

    By John F. McDonald

    Chicago went from nothing in 1830 to become the second-largest city in the nation in 1900, while the Midwest developed to become one of the world’s foremost urban areas. This book is an economic history of the Chicago metropolitan area from the 1820s to the present. It examines the city in its…

    Hardback – 2015-08-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Untamed Urbanisms

    Edited by Adriana Allen, Andrea Lampis, Mark Swilling

    One of the major challenges of urban development has been reconciling the way cities develop with the mounting evidence of resource depletion and the negative environmental impacts of predominantly urban-based modes of production and consumption. This book aims to re-politicise the relationship…

    Hardback – 2015-08-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • The London Olympics and Urban Development

    The Mega-Event City

    Edited by Gavin Poynter, Valerie Viehoff, Yang Li

    As London sought to use the Olympics to achieve an ambitious programme of urban renewal in the relatively socially deprived East London it attracted global attention and sparked debate. This book provides an in-depth study of the transformation of East London as a result of the 2012 Summer Olympic…

    Hardback – 2015-07-21
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Securitization of Property Squatting in Europe

    By Mary Manjikian

    Housing is no longer about having a place to live – but about state pressures to conform, norms and policies regarding citizenship, and practices of surveillance and security. Breaking new ground in the field of urban politics and international relations, Securitization of Property Squatting in…

    Paperback – 2015-06-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Urban Politics and Policy

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