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  • Nation-branding in Practice

    The Politics of Promoting Sports, Cities and Universities in Kazakhstan and Qatar, 1st Edition

    By Kristin Anabel Eggeling

    This book investigates the political implications of country promotion through practices of ‘nation-branding’ by drawing on contemporary examples from the sports, urban development and higher education sector in Kazakhstan and Qatar. Nation-branding has emerged as a central practice of…

    Hardback – 2020-06-13 
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • The Routledge Handbook of Designing Public Spaces for Young People

    Processes, Practices and Policies for Youth Inclusion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Janet Loebach, Sarah Little, Adina Cox, Patsy Eubanks Owens

    The Routledge Handbook of Designing Public Spaces for Young People is a thorough and practical resource for all who wish to influence policy and design decisions in order to increase young people’s access to and use of public spaces, as well as their role in design and decision-making processes.…

    Hardback – 2020-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Law and the New Urban Agenda

    A Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nestor M. Davidson, Geeta Tewari

    The New Urban Agenda (NUA), adopted in 2016 at the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III) in Quito, Ecuador, represents a globally shared understanding of the vital link between urbanization and a sustainable future. At the heart of this new vision…

    Hardback – 2020-05-15 
    Routledge
    Juris Diversitas

  • America's Suburban Centers

    The Land Use-Transportation Link, 1st Edition

    By Robert Cervero

    Originally published in 1989, America’s Suburban Centers looks at how America’s suburban workplaces are being increasingly designed for automobiles rather than people. The emergence of sprawling office complexes devoid of housing, shops and other facilities is giving rise to regional congestion…

    Paperback – 2020-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Planning

  • The Cultural Politics of Urban Development in South Korea

    Art, Memory and Urban Boosterism in Gwangju, 1st Edition

    By HaeRan Shin

    This book analyses the cultural politics of urban development in Gwangju, South Korea, and illustrates the implementation of state-led arts-based urban boosterism efforts in the context of political trauma and the desire for economic growth. The book explores urban development that is complicated…

    Hardback – 2020-04-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Pacific Rim Geographies

  • Urban Change and Citizenship in Times of Crisis

    Volume 1: Concepts and Theory, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bryan Turner, Hannah Wolf, Gregor Fitzi, Juergen Mackert

    Urban Change and Citizenship in Times of Crisis addresses the fact that in the beginning of the twenty-first century the majority of the world’s population is urbanized, a social fact that has turned cities more than ever into focal sites of social change. Multiple economic and political strategies…

    Hardback – 2020-04-06 
    Routledge
    Citizenship and Modern Society

  • Urban Change and Citizenship in Times of Crisis

    Volume 2: Changing Cities and Citizens’ Action, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bryan Turner, Hannah Wolf, Gregor Fitzi, Juergen Mackert

    The contributions to Urban Neo-liberalisation bring together critical analyses of the dynamics and processes neo-liberalism has facilitated in urban contexts. Recent developments, such as intensified economic investment and exposure to aggressive strategies of banks, hedge-funds and investors, and…

    Hardback – 2020-04-06 
    Routledge
    Citizenship and Modern Society

  • Urban Change and Citizenship in Times of Crisis

    Volume 3: Citizenship, Human Rights and Religion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bryan Turner, Hannah Wolf, Gregor Fitzi, Juergen Mackert

    At times of triumphant neo-liberalism cities increasingly become objects of financial speculation. Formally, social and political rights might not be abolished, yet factually they have become inaccessible for large parts of the population. The contributions gathered in this volume shed light on the…

    Hardback – 2020-04-06 
    Routledge
    Citizenship and Modern Society

  • Urban Transport Planning

    Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    By John Black

    Originally published in 1981, Urban Transport Planning explains how the systems approach has been applied in the planning of multi-modal transport planning and to demonstrate how a city may be represented by land use zones superimposed with a transport network. It discusses theoretical developments…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Planning

  • Urbanization and Urban Planning in Capitalist Society

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Dear, Allen J. Scott

    Originally published in 1981, Urbanization and Urban Planning in Capitalist Society, is a comprehensive collection of papers addressing urban crises. Through a synthesis of current discussions around various critical approaches to the urban question, the book defines a general theory of…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Planning

  • Metropolis 2000

    Planning, Poverty and Politics, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Angotti

    Originally published in 1993, Metropolis 2000 analyses 20th century metropolitan development and planning under the economic and environmental conditions of the world’s regions. Attempts to achieve the physical integration of the city without economic equality have failed. The book advances the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Planning

  • Urban France

    1st Edition

    By Ian Scargill

    Originally published in 1983, Urban France examines the rapid growth in French cities between 1950-1980, and the serious consequences that have followed this rapid growth. This volume examines the nature of this urban explosion and the efforts of planners and others to find solutions to the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Planning

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