Urban Politics Products

  • Post-Metropolitan Territories and Urban Space

    Edited by Alessandro Balducci, Valeria Fedeli, Francesco Curci

    The processes of multi-scalar regional urbanization are occurring worldwide. These present characteristics that are clearly distinguished from those studied in the 19th and 20th century by urban studies academics and professionals through the traditional concepts of both the city and the metropolis…

    Hardback – 2017-02-07 
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Renanimating Regions

    Ethnographic Explorations of New Regional Geographies

    Edited by James Riding, Martin Jones

    To date, the majority of analysis in the field of Regional Studies and Economic Geography has come from a firmly social scientific perspective with the bulk of the book and papers written approaching regions from a sociological, political, economic or business perspective. This book contributes to…

    Hardback – 2017-02-05 
    Regions and Cities

  • Urban Transformations

    Geographies of Renewal and Creative Change

    Edited by Nicholas Wise, Julie Clark

    Economic restructuring and demographic change have in recent years, placed much strain on urban areas the world over, with the effects falling disproportionately on neighbourhoods that were previously underpinned by industry and manufacturing. This has presented policy makers and city planners with…

    Hardback – 2017-02-05 
    Regions and Cities

  • Social Drinking, Community Cohesion and Third Places

    A Pint of Happiness

    By Ignazio Cabras

    Based on a research project of many years standing, Ignazio Cabras explores, examines and elaborates on the relationship between social drinking and third places, presenting substantial evidence with regard to the impact their combination may have on the levels of community cohesion and wellbeing…

    Hardback – 2017-02-05 
    Regions and Cities

  • Margins of Citizenship

    Muslim Experiences in Urban India

    By Anasua Chatterjee

    Part of the ‘Religion and Citizenship’ series, this book is an ethnographic study of marginality of Muslims in urban India. It explores the realities and consequences of socio-spatial segregation faced by Muslim communities and the various ways in which they negotiate it in the course of their…

    Hardback – 2017-01-24 
    Routledge India
    Religion and Citizenship

  • The Risk of Regional Governance

    Cultural Cognition and Interlocal Cooperation

    By Thomas S. Skuzinski

    Many local governments in the United States continue to exist in a state of crisis, attempting to meet steady or growing demands with dwindling own-source and intergovernmental resources. Competition with other local governments for desirable firms and households is the prevailing way to confront…

    Hardback – 2017-01-15 
    Routledge Research in Urban Politics and Policy

  • The Millennial City

    Trends, Implications, and Prospects for Urban Planning and Policy

    Edited by Markus Moos, Deirdre Pfeiffer, Tara Vinodrai

    This book assesses the impact of demographic change – and in particular, the current shift toward the "Millennial" generation – on urban planning and policy making in cities. It asks how the millennial generation differs from previous generations in terms of their career, housing, travel choices,…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15 

  • The Empirical and Institutional Dimensions of Smart Specialisation

    Edited by Philip McCann, Frank van Oort, John Goddard

    Smart specialisation is the new policy approach to the development of regional innovation systems across Europe and it involves fostering innovative and entrepreneurial initiatives which are well tailored to the local context. The different technologies, skills profiles, business activities,…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07 
    Regions and Cities

  • The Urban Struggle for Economic, Environmental and Social Justice

    Deepening their roots

    By Malo André Hutson

    This book discusses the current demographic shifts of blacks, Latinos, and other people of colour out of certain strong-market cities and the growing fear of displacement among low-income urban residents. It documents these populations’ efforts to remain in their communities and highlights how…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02 
    Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

  • Southern City Politics

    Redefining the Study of Urban Politics and New Issues in the U.S. South

    By Sarita McCoy Gregory

    Recent scholarship in American urban politics focuses on suburban, metropolitan, and national policies towards urban areas. But to what degree do contemporary urban settings in the South fit models of urban studies and politics? Do we need a new urban political theory to capture the unique…

    Paperback – 2016-12-01 

  • Local Politics and Mayoral Elections in 21st Century America

    The Keys to City Hall

    Edited by Sean D. Foreman, Marcia L. Godwin

    Some of the most populated and storied American cities had mayoral elections in 2013. Open contests in New York City, Los Angeles and Boston, for example, offer laboratories to examine electoral trends in urban politics. Cities are facing varied predicaments. Boston was rocked by the bombing of the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge Research in Urban Politics and Policy

  • Green Belts

    Past; present; future?

    By John Sturzaker, Ian Mell

    Most of us have heard of green belts – but how much do we really know about them? This book tries to separate the fact from the fiction when it comes to green belts by looking both backwards and forwards. They were introduced in the mid-twentieth century to try and stop cities merging together as…

    Hardback – 2016-11-28 
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

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