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  • Housing in America

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Marijoan Bull, Alina Gross

    Housing is a fundamental need and universal part of human living that shapes our lives in profound ways that go far beyond basic sheltering. Where we live can determine our self-image, social status, health and safety, quality of public services, access to jobs, and transportation options. But the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-03
    Routledge

  • Smart Transitions in City Regionalism

    Territory, Politics and the Quest for Competitiveness and Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Tassilo Herrschel, Yonn Dierwechter

    In recent years "smartness" has risen as a buzzword to characterize novel urban policy and development patterns. As a result of this, debates around what "smart" actually means, both theoretically and empirically, have emerged within the interdisciplinary arenas of urban and regional studies. This…

    Hardback – 2018-03-23
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Rethinking Urban Transitions

    Politics in the Low Carbon City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrés Luque-Ayala, Simon Marvin, Harriet Bulkeley

    Rethinking Urban Transitions provides critical insight for societal and policy debates about the potential and limits of low carbon urbanism. It draws on over a decade of international research, undertaken by scholars across multiple disciplines concerned with analysing and shaping urban…

    Paperback – 2018-03-22
    Routledge

  • Competitiveness and Knowledge

    An International Comparison of Traditional Firms, 1st Edition

    By Knut Ingar Westeren, Hanas Cader, Maria de Fátima Sales, Jan Ole Similä, Jefferson Staduto

    In the twenty-first century technology has become global, and firms compete using knowledge and capital. The ‘traditional firm’ has a need for innovation and depends on efficient knowledge management to improve productivity. This book examines five firms that produce the same commodity, white…

    Hardback – 2018-03-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Geopolitics of the Knowledge-Based Economy

    1st Edition

    By Sami Moisio

    We live in the era of the knowledge-based economy, and this has major implications for the ways in which states, cities and even supranational political units are spatially planned, governed and developed. In this book, Sami Moisio delves deeply into the links between the knowledge-based economy…

    Hardback – 2018-02-26
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • 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

  • The Globalisation of Real Estate

    The Politics and Practice of Foreign Real Estate Investment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dallas Rogers, Sin Yee Koh

    Individual foreign investment in residential real estate by new middle-class and super-rich investors is re-emerging as a key issue in academic, policy and public debates around the world. At its most abstract, global real estate is increasingly thought of as a liquid asset class that is targeted…

    Hardback – 2018-02-02
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Trajectories of Conflict and Peace

    Jerusalem and Belfast Since 1994, 1st Edition

    By Scott A Bollens

    Creating peace for a city’s intimate enemies is harder than making war. This book is about the trajectories of urban conflict and peace in the politically polarized cities of Jerusalem and Belfast since 1994 – how sometimes there has been hopeful change while at other times debilitating stasis and…

    Paperback – 2018-01-09
    Routledge
    Planning, History and Environment Series

  • Delhi's Changing Built Environment

    1st Edition

    By Piyush Tiwari, Jyoti Rao

    The rapid expansion, urban form and development of the built environment in the world’s second most populous city, Delhi, has been the consequence of social, political, economic, planning and architectural traditions that have shaped the city over thousands of years. Whilst seamless at times, these…

    Hardback – 2018-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in International Real Estate

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