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  • Urban Sustainability in Theory and Practice

    Circles of sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Paul James

    Cities are home to the most consequential current attempts at human adaptation and they provide one possible focus for the flourishing of life on this planet. However, for this to be realized in more than an ad hoc way, a substantial rethinking of current approaches and practices needs to occur.…

    Paperback – 2014-10-07
    Routledge
    Advances in Urban Sustainability

  • Cities, Networks, and Global Environmental Governance

    Spaces of Innovation, Places of Leadership, 1st Edition

    By Sofie Bouteligier

    As a result of global dynamics—the increasing interconnection of people and places—innovations in global environmental governance haved altered the role of cities in shaping the future of the planet.  This book is a timely study of the importance of these social transformations in our…

    Paperback – 2014-09-11
    Routledge
    Cities and Global Governance

  • Public Space and the Challenges of Urban Transformation in Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ali Madanipour, Sabine Knierbein, Aglaée Degros

    European cities are changing rapidly in part due to the process of de-industrialization, European integration and economic globalization. Within those cities public spaces are the meeting place of politics and culture, social and individual territories, instrumental and expressive concerns. Public…

    Paperback – 2013-11-01
    Routledge

  • Racial Exclusionism and the City

    The Urban Support of the National Front, 1st Edition

    By Christopher T. Husbands

    First published in 1983, this book reports on the results of a survey in thirteen areas of England where the National Front (NF) had previously gained significant levels of electoral support and examines the social and political histories of these areas to reveal not only who and was voting for the…

    Paperback – 2013-05-08
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Community Building in Urban China

    1st Edition

    By Thomas Heberer, Christian Göbel

    This book aims to make sense of the recent reform of neighbourhood institutions in urban China. It builds on the observation that the late 1990s saw a comeback of the state in urban China after the increased economization of life in the 1980s had initially forced it to withdraw. Based on several…

    Paperback – 2013-04-12
    Routledge
    Chinese Worlds

  • Urban Life in Post-Soviet Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Catharine Alexander, Victor Buchli, Caroline Humphrey

    Capturing a unique historical moment, this book examines the changes in urban life since the collapse of the Soviet Union from an ethnographic perspective, thus addressing significant gaps in the literature on cities, Central Asia and post-socialism. It encompasses Tashkent, Almaty, Astana and…

    Paperback – 2012-03-01
    UCL Press

  • Tower and Slab

    Histories of Global Mass Housing, 1st Edition

    By Florian Urban

    Tower and Slab looks at the contradictory history of the modernist mass housing block - home to millions of city dwellers around the world. Few urban forms have roused as much controversy. While in the United States decades-long criticism caused the demolition of most mass housing projects for the…

    Paperback – 2011-09-05
    Routledge

  • Fixing Broken Cities

    The Implementation of Urban Development Strategies, 1st Edition

    By John Kromer

    Through the insightful lens of an experienced practitioner, this book describes the origin, execution, and impact of urban repopulation strategies—initiatives designed to attract residents, businesses, jobs, shoppers, and visitors to places that had undergone decades of decline and abandonment. The…

    Paperback – 2009-07-31
    Routledge

  • The City in American Political Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richardson Dilworth

    There are nearly 20,000 general-purpose municipal governments—cities—in the United States, employing more people than the federal government. About twenty of those cities received charters of incorporation well before ratification of the U.S. Constitution, and several others were established urban…

    Paperback – 2009-03-02
    Routledge

  • Innovations in Urban Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Davies

    Previously published as a special issue of Policy Studies, this volume demonstrates the vitality of the field of urban politics and presents future challenges for urban political research in the years ahead. If it does not already, the population of cities will very soon make up more than half the…

    Paperback – 2009-02-23
    Routledge

  • Postcolonial African Cities

    Imperial Legacies and Postcolonial Predicament, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fassil Demissie

    The book focuses on contemporary African cities, caught in the contradiction of an imperial past and postcolonial present. The essays explore the cultural role of colonial architecture and urbanism in the production of meanings: in the inscription of power and discipline, as well as in the dynamic…

    Paperback – 2009-02-23
    Routledge

  • Regenerating London

    Governance, Sustainability and Community in a Global City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rob Imrie, Loretta Lees, Mike Raco

    Regenerating London explores latest thinking on urban regeneration in one of the fastest changing world cities. Engaging with social, economic, and political structures of cities, it highlights paradoxes and contradictions in urban policy and offers an evaluation of the contemporary forms of urban…

    Paperback – 2008-12-23
    Routledge

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