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  • Urban Restructuring, Power and Capitalism in the Tourist City

    Contested Terrains of Marrakesh, 1st Edition

    By Khalid Madhi

    The book focuses on the processes of urban restructuring, power relations and the political economy of touristic authenticity. Through an in-depth analysis of Marrakesh, Morroco, the book proposes a comprehensive analytic framework. It highlights the issues of (post)coloniality, ideology,…

    Hardback – 2019-04-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Urban Africa and Violent Conflict

    Understanding Conflict Dynamics in Central and Eastern Africa from an Urban Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karen Büscher

    Urban centres are at the heart of the dynamics of war and peace, of stability and violence: as ‘safe havens’ for those seeking protection, as concentrations of public administrative and military apparatus, and as symbolic bases of state sovereignty and public authority. Heavy fighting in South…

    Hardback – 2019-04-24
    Routledge

  • The Human Rights City

    New York, San Francisco, Barcelona, 1st Edition

    By Michele Grigolo

    We are used to thinking of human rights as a matter for state governments to deal with. Much less investigated is the question of what cities do with them, even though urban communities and municipalities have been discussing human rights for quite some time. In this volume, Grigolo borrows…

    Hardback – 2019-04-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Public Participation in African Constitutionalism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tania Abbiate, Markus Böckenförde, Veronica Federico

    During the last decade of the 20th century, Africa has been marked by a "constitutional wind" which has blown across the continent giving impetus to constitutional reforms designed to introduce constitutionalism and good governance. One of the main features of these processes has been the promotion…

    Paperback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

  • Public Service Provision and Urban Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Kirby, Paul Knox, Steven Pinch

    Originally published in 1984. The authors of this study address a number of major themes related to the analysis of public services: the role of public choice theory, the importance of professors and organisations, the value of neo-Marxist theories and the importance of space. These issues are…

    Paperback – 2019-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Peri-Urban China

    Land Use, Growth, and Integrated Urban–Rural Development, 1st Edition

    By Li Tian, Yan Guo

    The urban-rural relationship in China is key to a sustainable global future. This book is particularly interested in peri-urbanization in China, the process by which fringe areas of cities develop. Recent institutional change has helped clarify property rights over collective land, facilitating…

    Hardback – 2019-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Diversities of Innovation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ulrich Hilpert

    Innovation is often understood exclusively in terms of the economy, but it is definitely a result of human labour and ingenuity, and of the relationships among individuals and social groups. Some societies and governmental structures are clearly more successful than others: they act in divergent…

    Hardback – 2019-04-02
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Contentious Politics and the Welfare State

    Squatting in Sweden, 1st Edition

    By Dominika V. Polanska

    This book outlines the history of squatting in Sweden and analyzes the conditions under which squatting has intensified and declined in the country between 1968 and 2017. With close attention to the relationship between civil society and the state in the Swedish context, and the manner in which…

    Hardback – 2019-03-14
    Routledge
    Cities and Society

  • Citizenship and Infrastructure

    Practices and Identities of Citizens and the State, 1st Edition

    Edited by Charlotte Lemanski

    This book brings together insights from leading urban scholars and explicitly develops the connections between infrastructure and citizenship. It demonstrates the ways in which adopting an ‘infrastructural citizenship’ lens illuminates a broader understanding of the material and civic nature of…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Indigenous Rights to the City

    Ethnicity and Urban Planning in Bolivia and Ecuador, 1st Edition

    By Philipp Horn

    This book breaks new ground in understanding urban indigeneity in policy and planning practice. It is the first comprehensive and comparative study that foregrounds the complex interplay of multiple organisations involved in translating indigenous rights to the city in Latin America, focussing on…

    Hardback – 2019-02-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Gentrification as a Global Strategy

    Neil Smith and Beyond, 1st Edition

    Edited by Abel Albet, Núria Benach

    This book pays homage to Neil Smith’s ideas, offering a critical approach and rich collection of insights that draw on Smith’s work for inspiration and debate. With interdisciplinary and international contributions from leading experts, the book demonstrates the impact of Smith’s ideas on…

    Paperback – 2019-02-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Geographies of Postsecularity

    Re-envisioning Politics, Subjectivity and Ethics, 1st Edition

    By Paul Cloke, Christopher Baker, Callum Sutherland, Andrew Williams

    This book explores the hopeful possibility that emerging geographies of postsecularity are able to contribute significantly to the understanding of how common life may be shared, and how caring for the common goods of social justice, well-being, equality, solidarity and respect for difference may…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

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