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  • The London Olympics and Urban Development

    The Mega-Event City, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Green Belts

    Past; present; future?, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-08-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Cities in Crisis

    Socio-spatial impacts of the economic crisis in Southern European cities, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-07-25
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Higher Education and the Creative Economy

    Beyond the campus, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roberta Comunian, Abigail Gilmore

    Since the DCMS Creative Industries Mapping Document highlighted the key role played by creative activities in the UK economy and society, the creative industries agenda has expanded across Europe and internationally. They have the support of local authorities, regional development agencies,…

    Paperback – 2018-07-25
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Politics, Planning and Housing Supply in Australia, England and Hong Kong

    1st Edition

    By Nicole Gurran, Nick Gallent, Rebecca L.H. Chiu

    In recent years many nations have asked why not enough housing is being built or, when it is built, why it isn't of the highest quality or in the best, most sustainable, locations. Politics, Planning and Housing Supply in Australia, England and Hong Kong examines the politics and planning of new…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • City Branding

    The Ghostly Politics of Representation in Globalising Cities, 1st Edition

    By Alberto Vanolo

    Since the 1990s, city branding has become a key factor in urban development policies. Cities all over the world take specific actions to manipulate the imagery and the perceptions of places, both in the eyes of the inhabitants and in those of potential tourists, investors, users and consumers. City…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Shrinking Cities

    Understanding urban decline in the United States, 1st Edition

    By Russell Weaver, Sharmistha Bagchi-Sen, Jason Knight, Amy E. Frazier

    Shrinking Cities: Understanding Shrinkage and Decline in the United States offers a contemporary look at patterns of shrinkage and decline in the United States. The book juxtaposes the complex and numerous processes that contribute to these patterns with broader policy frameworks that have been…

    Paperback – 2018-05-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Global Garbage

    Urban imaginaries of waste, excess, and abandonment, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sustainable Urbanism

  • Urban Refugees

    Challenges in Protection, Services and Policy, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • Reshaping City Governance

    London, Mumbai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, 1st Edition

    By Nirmala Rao

    India’s cities are in the midst of an unprecedented urban expansion. While India is acknowledged as a rising power, poised to emerge into the front rank of global economies, the pace and scale of its urbanisation calls for more effective metropolitan management if that growth is not to be…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • The Modern Urban Landscape (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Edward Relph

    First published in 1987, this book provides a wide-ranging account of how modern cities have come to look as they do — differing radically from their predecessors in their scale, style, details and meanings. It uses many illustrations and examples to explore the origins and development of specific…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge

  • Regional Development in Australia

    Being regional, 1st Edition

    By Robyn Eversole

    In Australia, regions are not just geographic locations, they are also cultural ideas. Being regional means being located outside the nation’s capital cities and in the periphery of its centres of power and influence. Regional development in Australia is thus significantly different than…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

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