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  • Chinese Urbanism

    Critical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Jayne

    This book provides a definitive overview of contemporary developments in our understanding of urban life in China. Multidisciplinary perspectives outline the most significant critical, theoretical, methodological and empirical developments in our appreciation of Chinese cities in the context of an…

    Paperback – 2018-05-01
    Routledge

  • New Urban Geographies of the Creative and Knowledge Economies

    Foregrounding Innovative Productions, Workplaces and Public Policies in Contemporary Cities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Simonetta Armondi, Stefano Di Vita

    The temporal and spatial intersection of information and telecommunication technologies, creative and knowledge economies, and related new manufacturing systems, has been leading to significant effects on urban socioeconomic and spatial configurations and public policies. Specifically, the…

    Hardback – 2018-04-24
    Routledge

  • Hosting the Olympic Games

    The Real Costs for Cities, 1st Edition

    By John Rennie Short

    Hosting the Olympic Games reveals the true costs involved for the cities that hold these large-scale sporting events. It uncovers the financing of the Games, reviewing existing studies to evaluate the costs and benefits, and draws on case study experiences of the Summer and Winter Games from the…

    Hardback – 2018-04-24
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook on Spaces of Urban Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kevin Ward, Andrew E. G. Jonas, Byron Miller, David Wilson

    The Routledge Handbook on Spaces of Urban Politics provides a comprehensive statement and reference point for urban politics. The scope of this handbook’s coverage and contributions engages with and reflects upon the most important, innovative and recent critical developments to the…

    Hardback – 2018-04-18
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Latino City

    Urban Planning, Politics, and the Grassroots, 1st Edition

    By Erualdo R. Gonzalez

    American cities are increasingly turning to revitalization strategies that embrace the ideas of new urbanism and the so-called creative class in an attempt to boost economic growth and prosperity to downtown areas. These efforts stir controversy over residential and commercial gentrification of…

    Paperback – 2018-04-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • 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

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