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  • Thinking Time Geography

    Concepts, Methods and Applications, 1st Edition

    By Kajsa Ellegård

    Time-geography is a mode of thinking that helps in the understanding of change in society, the wider context and ecological consequences of human actions. This book presents its assumptions, concepts and methods, and example  applications. The intellectual path of the Swedish geographer…

    Hardback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Urban Planning’s Philosophical Entanglements

    The Rugged, Dialectical Path from Knowledge to Action, 1st Edition

    By Richard S Bolan

    Urban Planning’s Philosophical Entanglements explores the long-held idea that urban planning is the link in moving from knowledge to action. Observing that the knowledge domain of the planning profession is constantly expanding, the approach is a deep philosophical analysis of what is the quality…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Infrastructures in Practice

    The Dynamics of Demand in Networked Societies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth Shove, Frank Trentmann

    Infrastructures in Practice shows how infrastructures and daily life shape each other. Power grids, roads and broadband make modern lifestyles possible – at the same time, their design and day-to-day operation depends on what people do at home and at work. This volume investigates the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-21
    Routledge

  • Sociology of Crisis

    Visualising Urban Austerity, 1st Edition

    By Myrto Tsilimpounidi

    The global financial crisis has demonstrated the impact and implications of late capitalism and its bedfellow, globalisation. In the European context, crisis is seen as a threat to the stability of the region, rather than a local or national concern. Post-2008, crisis is social and political,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Place and Identity

    The Performance of Home, 1st Edition

    By Joanna Richardson

    The UK is experiencing a housing crisis unlike any other. Homelessness is on the increase and more people are at the mercy of landlords due to unaffordable housing. Place and Identity: Home as Performance highlights that the meaning of home is not just found within the bricks and mortar; it is…

    Hardback – 2018-09-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Housing and Philosophy

  • Religion, Violence and Cities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Liam O'Dowd, Martina McKnight

    In exploring the connections between religion, violence and cities, the book probes the extent to which religion moderates or exacerbates violence in an increasingly urbanised world. Originating in a five year research project , Conflict in Cities and the Contested State, concerned with Belfast,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge

  • Twin Cities

    Urban Communities, Borders and Relationships over Time, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Garrard, Ekaterina Mikhailova

    This dynamic international collection provides a comprehensive overview of twin cities on administrative and international borders across the world. Drawing on contemporary and historical examples, it documents constant and changing features of twinned communities over time. The chapters explore a…

    Hardback – 2018-09-07
    Routledge
    Global Urban Studies

  • Urban Walls

    Political and Cultural Meanings of Vertical Structures and Surfaces, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrea Mubi Brighenti, Mattias Kärrholm

    In recent years, an increasing number of separation walls have been built around the world. Walls built in urban areas are particularly striking in that they have exacted a heavy toll in terms of human suffering. As territorialising devices, walls can be protective, but the protection they grant is…

    Hardback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • Sport and Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Benjamin S. Flowers

    Sport and architecture are two elements of contemporary life that have a broad and profound impact on the world around us. The role architecture plays in shaping buildings and societies has occupied historians for centuries. Likewise, the cultural, economic, and political importance of sport is the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Frontiers of Sport

  • Hierarchy, Information and Power

    Cities as Corporate Command and Control Centers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hongmian Gong

    This book is a collection of selected papers presented in the 2012 annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers in New York honoring James O. Wheeler (1938-2010). The eight papers are informed and inspired by James O. Wheeler's many contributions to urban geography, particularly…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge

  • Urban Food Systems Governance and Poverty in African Cities - (Open Access)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jane Battersby, Vanessa Watson

    As Africa urbanises and the focus of poverty shifts to urban centres, there is an imperative to address poverty in African cities. This is particularly the case in smaller cities, which are often the most rapidly urbanising, but the least able to cope with this growth. This book argues that an…

    Hardback – 2018-08-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Social Justice in Contemporary Housing

    Applying Rawls’ Difference Principle, 1st Edition

    By Helen Taylor

    Philosophy is not usually seen as a guidance for modern housing policy, but in this new book, Dr Helen Taylor argues that there is something innovative, unusual, and worth discussing about the application of philosophy to housing. The philosophical framework used within this book is John Rawls’…

    Hardback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Housing and Philosophy

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