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  • 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

  • Spatial Practices

    Modes of Action and Engagement with the City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melanie Dodd

    This book explores ‘spatial practices’, a loose and expandable set of approaches that embrace the political and the activist, the performative and the curatorial, the architectural and the urban. Acting upon and engaging with the public realm, the field of spatial practices allows people to…

    Paperback – 2019-11-27 
    Routledge

  • Smart City in India

    Urban Laboratory, Paradigm or Trajectory?, 1st Edition

    By Binti Singh, Manoj Parmar

    This book is a critical reflection on the Smart City Mission in India. Drawing on ethnographic data from across Indian cities, this volume assesses the transformative possibilities and limitations of the programme. It examines the ten core infrastructural elements that make up a city, including…

    Paperback – 2019-11-18 
    Routledge India

  • Post-Politics and Civil Society in Asian Cities

    Spaces of Depoliticization, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sonia Lam-Knott, Creighton Connolly, Kong Chong Ho

    Bringing together an interdisciplinary group of scholars, Post-Politics and Civil Society in Asian Cities examines how the concept of ‘post-politics’ has manifested across a range of Asian cities, and the impact this has had on state-society relationships in processes of urban governance. This…

    Paperback – 2019-11-12 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • 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 – 2019-11-11 
    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 – 2019-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • Global Shanghai Remade

    The Rise of Pudong New Area, 1st Edition

    By Richard Hu, Weijie Chen

    Examining the rise of Pudong and its role in re-creating Shanghai as a global city, Global Shanghai Remade utilises this important case study to shed light on contemporary globalisation and China’s integration with the world since the late 20th century. Unpacking the rise of Pudong in the context…

    Paperback – 2019-10-28 
    Routledge

  • Globalizing Cities

    A Brief Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Mark Abrahamson

    Globalization has been built upon, and maintained by, major urban centers. As the interconnections among these cities grow, more cities become involved as important global nodes, and globalization has an extremely strong influence upon the forms and functions of cities everywhere. This new textbook…

    Paperback – 2019-10-18 
    Routledge

  • Changing Urban Trends

    Cultures of Decency and Well-being from the Premodern to the Postmodern, 1st Edition

    By Siegrun Fox Freyss

    Our contemporary public sector is deeply steeped in its history. Examining the historic patterns of urban settlements, for example, can teach us much about the development of our public sector interests: zoning (separate the slaughterhouse from the residences), the creation of public police and…

    Paperback – 2019-10-18 
    Routledge

  • Crisis Spaces

    Structures, Struggles and Solidarity in Southern Europe, 1st Edition

    By Costis Hadjimichalis

    The financial malaise that has affected the Eurozone countries of southern Europe – Spain, Portugal, Italy and, in its most extreme case, Greece – has been analysed using mainly macroeconomic and financial explanations. This book shifts the emphasis from macroeconomics to the relationship between…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • 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 – 2019-09-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • The Routledge Handbook of People and Place in the 21st-Century City

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Bishop, Nancy Marshall

    Increasing urbanization and increasing urban density put enormous pressure on the relationships between people and place in cities. Built environment professionals must pay attention to the impact of people–place relationships in small- to large-scale urban initiatives. A small playground in a…

    Hardback – 2019-08-27
    Routledge

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