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  • 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 Affective Negotiation of Slum Tourism

    City Walks in Delhi, 1st Edition

    By Tore Holst

    Each year, approximately a million tourists visit slum areas on guided tours as a part of their holiday to Asia, Africa or Latin America. This book analyses the cultural encounters that take place between slum tourists and former street children, who work as tour guides for a local NGO in Delhi,…

    Hardback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Tourism and Anthropology

  • 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

  • Urban Poverty and Climate Change

    Life in the slums of Asia, Africa and Latin America, 1st Edition

    Edited by Manoj Roy, Sally Cawood, Michaela Hordijk, David Hulme

    This book deepens the understanding of the broader processes that shape and mediate the responses to climate change of poor urban households and communities in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Representing an important contribution to the evolution of more effective pro-poor climate change policies…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge

  • Urbanization in Vietnam

    1st Edition

    By Gisele Bousquet

    Most studies on urbanisation focus on the move of rural people to cities and the impact this has, both on the cities to which the people have moved, and on the rural communities they have left. This book, on the other hand, considers the impact on rural communities of the physical expansion of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Community Planning and Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rhonda Phillips, Patsy Kraeger

    Community development refers to planned efforts aimed at producing assets to increase the ability and capacity of inhabitants to enhance quality of life. There are many types of assets recognized in community development, including social, physical, human, financial and environmental. Community…

    Hardback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Built Environment

  • The Victorian Novelist

    Social Problems and Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Flint

    First published in 1987. Many Victorian novels that considered social problems made extensive use of contemporary source material for their descriptions. This book aims to provide a greater acquaintance with this non-literary material — illustrating and exemplifying issues that the authors treated…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Nineteenth-Century Novel

  • Contested Markets, Contested Cities

    Gentrification and Urban Justice in Retail Spaces, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sara González

    Markets are at the origin of urban life as places for social, cultural and economic encounter evolving over centuries. Today, they have a particular value as mostly independent, non-corporate and often informal work spaces serving millions of the most vulnerable communities across the world. At the…

    Hardback – 2017-12-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Reimagining Industrial Sites

    Changing Histories and Landscapes, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Heatherington

    The discourse around derelict, former industrial and military sites has grown in recent years. This interest is not only theoretical, and landscape professionals are taking new approaches to the design and development of these sites. This book examines the varied ways in which the histories and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Landscape and Environmental Design

  • Schools in an Urban Community

    A Study of Carbrook 1870-1965, 1st Edition

    By Cheryl Parsons

    Originally published in 1978, Schools in an Urban Community is an ethnography of the Carbrook and Hill Top area of the Attercliffe district of Sheffield before it was cleared for redevelopment. The book provides an in depth look at the community and schools of the area and provides a valued…

    Hardback – 2017-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Education

  • Designing the Olympics

    Representation, Participation, Contestation, 1st Edition

    By Jilly Traganou

    Designing the Olympics claims that the Olympic Games provide opportunities to reflect on the relationship between design, national identity, and citizenship. The "Olympic design milieu" fans out from the construction of the Olympic city and the creation of emblems, mascots, and ceremonies, to the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Uncovering the Crimes of Urbanisation

    Researching Corruption, Violence and Urban Conflict, 1st Edition

    By Kristian Lasslett

    From the social cleansing of cities through to indigenous land struggles at the frontline of extraction megaprojects, planetary urbanisation is a contested process that is radically shaping social life and the sustainability of human civilisation. In this pioneering intervention, it is maintained…

    Hardback – 2017-11-16
    Routledge
    Crimes of the Powerful

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