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  • 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 – 2015-09-28 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • The Global City 2.0

    An International Political Actor Beyond Economism?

    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 – 2015-09-06 
    Routledge
    Cities and Global Governance

  • 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 – 2015-08-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • 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 – 2015-08-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • People, Places and Policy

    Knowing contemporary Wales through new localities

    Edited by Martin Jones, Scott Orford, Victoria Macfarlane

    This book is situated within the context of devolution and constitutional change. The territories of Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and England – armed with a Parliament (Scotland) and Elected Assemblies (Wales, Northern Ireland, and London) – provide the basis for doing things differently, and…

    Hardback – 2015-08-23 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • 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 – 2015-07-20
    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 – 2015-06-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Urban Politics and Policy

  • Civil Society and Participatory Governance

    Municipal Councils and Social Housing Programs in Brazil

    By Maureen M. Donaghy

    Democratic institutions should promote accountability of government officials to the needs of citizens. Civil society plays a role in exposing corruption as well as in communicating the needs of low-income residents to officials. Neither the institutions of representative democracy nor the presence…

    Paperback – 2015-05-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

  • Urban Refugees

    Challenges in Protection, Services and Policy

    Edited by Koichi Koizumi, Gerhard Hoffstaedter

    Urban refugees now account for over half the total number of refugees worldwide. Yet to date, far more research has been done on refugees living in camps and settlements set up expressly for them. This book provides crucial insights into the worldwide phenomenon of refugee flows into urban settings…

    Hardback – 2015-04-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • Sustainability in European Environmental Policy

    Challenges of Governance and Knowledge

    Edited by Rob Atkinson, Terizakis Georgios

    This book examines sustainability in European environmental policy and explores the related challenges of governance and knowledge. It provides an assessment of the EU sustainability strategy and concentrates on three key directives: Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA), Emissions Trading (ET)…

    Paperback – 2015-04-09
    Routledge

  • Urban Subversion and the Creative City

    By Oli Mould

    Check out the author's video to find out more about the book: https://vimeo.com/124247409 This book provides a comprehensive critique of the current Creative City paradigm, with a capital ‘C’, and argues for a creative city with a small ‘c’ via a theoretical exploration of urban subversion. The…

    Hardback – 2015-04-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Cities, Nationalism and Democratization

    By Scott A. Bollens

    Cities, Nationalism, and Democratization provides a theoretically informed, practice-oriented account of intercultural conflict and co-existence in cities. Bollens uses a wide-ranging set of over 100 interviews with local political and community leaders to investigate how popular urban policies can…

    Paperback – 2015-04-06
    Routledge

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