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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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Metropolis, Money and Markets

    Brazilian Urban Financialization in Times of Re-emerging Global Finance, 1st Edition

    By Jeroen Klink

    This book explores the impact of finance on urban spaces as well as cities' role in the social constitution and dissemination of financial logics and techniques. It brings together literatures from different disciplinary areas to increase our understanding of financialization. It observes how…

    Hardback – 2020-03-17 
    Routledge
    Global Urban Studies

  • Urban Change and Citizenship in Times of Crisis

    3 Volume Set, 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 – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Defining the Urban and Rural

    1st Edition

    By Valentina Cattivelli

    In recent years, new definitions of cities and countries and the regions within them have emerged. In particular, how a region comes to be considered as ‘rural’ or ‘urban’ or somewhere in between has been a subject of some debate. This has led to a drive to seek new territorial classification…

    Hardback – 2020-02-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Gender and Religion in the City

    Women, Urban Planning and Spirituality, 1st Edition

    Edited by Clara Greed

    This book provides a conceptual, historical and contemporary context to the relationships between gender, religion and cities. It draws together these three components to provide an innovative view of how religion and gender interact and affect urban form and city planning. While there have been…

    Hardback – 2019-11-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Gender and Environments

  • Spaces of Tolerance

    Changing Geographies and Philosophies of Religion in Today’s Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Luiza Bialasiewicz, Valentina Gentile

    This book offers interdisciplinary and cross-national perspectives on the challenges of negotiating the contours of religious tolerance in Europe. In today’s Europe, religions and religious individuals are increasingly framed as both an internal and external security threat. This is evident in…

    Hardback – 2019-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • Neighbourhood Planning

    Place, Space and Politics, 1st Edition

    By Janet Banfield

    This book carries out an in-depth investigation of a neighborhood planning process that engages critically with the issues surrounding articulation of local concerns in a strategic manner and the prospects of implementing ‘bottom up’ community initiatives successfully. It highlights the dynamics…

    Hardback – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

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