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  • Transforming Cities

    Contested Governance and New Spatial Divisions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nick Jewson, Susanne Macgregor

    Transforming Cities examines the profound changes that have characterised cities of the advanced capitalist societies in the final decades of the twentieth century. It analyses ways in which relationships of contest, conflict and co-operation are realised in and through the social and spatial forms…

    Paperback – 2020-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British Sociological Association

  • Sociology and Development

    1st Edition

    By Emanuel de Kadt, Gavin Williams

    Originally published in 1974 Sociology and Development are a selection papers from the British Sociological Association’s conference on development. The book combines both theoretical discussion and empirical material drawn from both urban and rural areas in Africa, Latin America, China, the USSR…

    Paperback – 2020-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British Sociological Association

  • Seoul, Korea's Global City

    A New Urbanism for Upward Mobility, 1st Edition

    By Kyoung-Ho Shin, Michael Timberlake

    Seoul, as one of Asia’s rising global cities, has been a place where enormous changes in politics, industry, and culture have taken place over the last five decades. This book explores the new urbanism in Seoul from the perspective of global political economy, focusing on the contexts in which the…

    Hardback – 2020-05-20 
    Routledge

  • Youth Culture and Identity in Northern Thailand

    Fitting In and Sticking Out, 1st Edition

    By Anjalee Cohen

    Youth Culture and Identity in Northern Thailand examines how young people in urban Chiang Mai construct an identity at the intersection of global capitalism, state ideologies and local culture. Drawing on over 15 years of ethnographic research, the book explores the impact of rapid urbanisation…

    Hardback – 2020-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Deeper City

    Collective Intelligence and the Pathways from Smart to Wise, 1st Edition

    By Joe Ravetz

    Deeper City is the first major application of new thinking on ‘deeper complexity’, applied to grand challenges such as runaway urbanization, climate change, and rising inequality. The author provides a new framework for the collective intelligence – the capacity for learning and synergy – in…

    Paperback – 2020-05-14 
    Routledge

  • America's Suburban Centers

    The Land Use-Transportation Link, 1st Edition

    By Robert Cervero

    Originally published in 1989, America’s Suburban Centers looks at how America’s suburban workplaces are being increasingly designed for automobiles rather than people. The emergence of sprawling office complexes devoid of housing, shops and other facilities is giving rise to regional congestion…

    Paperback – 2020-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Planning

  • Social Research Techniques for Planners

    1st Edition

    By Thomas L. Burton, Gordon E. Cherry

    Originally published in 1970 Social Planning Techniques for Town Planners introduces social research methods for town planners. The book places an emphasis on social research within the planning process, and addresses the problem faced by the research worker at successive stages of a research…

    Paperback – 2020-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Planning

  • Regenerating the Inner City

    Glasgow's Experience, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Donnison, Alan Middleton

    Originally published in 1987, Regenerating the Inner City looks at the changes to Glasgow’s East End and how industrial closures and slum clearance projects have caused people to leave. This is reflected across the western world, and causes severe blows to cities where these industries are located.…

    Paperback – 2020-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Planning

  • The Cultural Politics of Urban Development in South Korea

    Art, Memory and Urban Boosterism in Gwangju, 1st Edition

    By HaeRan Shin

    This book analyses the cultural politics of urban development in Gwangju, South Korea, and illustrates the implementation of state-led arts-based urban boosterism efforts in the context of political trauma and the desire for economic growth. The book explores urban development that is complicated…

    Hardback – 2020-04-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Pacific Rim Geographies

  • Urban Renewal in India

    Accommodating People, Ideas and Lifeworlds in Mumbai's Redeveloping Chawls, 1st Edition

    By Pablo Holwitt

    This book interrogates contemporary processes of neoliberal urban renewal in the Global South by studying the model of chawl-redevelopment in Mumbai, India. The model of chawl-redevelopment is used to address questions surrounding contemporary urban renewal. Focusing on attempts to redevelop Mumbai…

    Hardback – 2020-04-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Urban South Asia

  • Urban Neighbourhood Formations

    Boundaries, Narrations and Intimacies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hilal Alkan, Nazan Maksudyan

    This book examines the formation of urban neighbourhoods in the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia. It departs from ‘neighbourhoods’ to consider identity, coexistence, solidarity, and violence in relations to a place.   Urban Neighbourhood Formations revolves around three major aspects of making…

    Hardback – 2020-04-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Urban Change and Citizenship in Times of Crisis

    Volume 1: Concepts and Theory, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bryan Turner, Hannah Wolf, Gregor Fitzi, Juergen Mackert

    Urban Change and Citizenship in Times of Crisis addresses the fact that in the beginning of the twenty-first century the majority of the world’s population is urbanized, a social fact that has turned cities more than ever into focal sites of social change. Multiple economic and political strategies…

    Hardback – 2020-04-06 
    Routledge
    Citizenship and Modern Society

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