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  • Concepts and Techniques in Urban Analysis

    By 'Bola Ayeni

    This book, first published in 1979, discusses the concepts, models and techniques used in urban analysis and planning. This study reviews many of the older concepts and models of urban spatial structure, laying the foundations of analysis carried out in the later parts of the book. Topics such as…

    Hardback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • The British New Towns

    A Programme without a Policy

    By Meryl Aldridge

    First published in 1979. Concern about the processes at work in Britain’s urban areas, coupled with steep declines in the population projections, led to a review of urban and regional policies in the mid-1970s, with major implications for the new towns as an element of national policy. The various…

    Hardback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Leisure and Urban Processes

    Critical Studies of Leisure Policy in Western European Cities

    Edited by Peter Bramham, Ian Henry, Hans Mommaas, Hugo van der Poel

    First published in 1989. Focusing on leisure and policy in West European cities, this interdisciplinary study is written by leading policy analysts and academics from six European Community states: Belgium, France, Greece, Italy, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom. The emergence of leisure as…

    Hardback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • The Uncertain Future of the Urban Core

    By Christopher M. Law

    Originally published in 1988. Inner city problems in advanced countries are being exacerbated by the decentralisation of economic activities and higher income groups. Only offices and tourism offer some prospects of growth, but these vary in their potential from one city to another. This book…

    Hardback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Group Work with Suburbia's Children

    Difference, Acceptance, and Belonging

    Edited by Andrew Malekoff

    This collection of articles, first published in 1991, attempts to describe life in the suburbs from diverse vantage points, to evoke a feeling of what life is like for some of the children and their families living in these communities and to demonstrate the practice and value of group work within…

    Hardback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • The Future of Urban Form

    The Impact of New Technology

    Edited by John Brotchie, Peter Newton, Peter Hall, Peter Nijkamp

    This book, first published in 1985, explores the ways in which the editors and contributors predicted the urban system, shaped by emerging technologies, would look like, both nationally and internationally. The technological changes covered include automation in the secondary sector, the effects of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Senses in Cities

    Experiences of Urban Settings

    Edited by Kelvin E.Y. Low, Devorah Kalekin-Fishman

    Urban landscapes are usually thought of first and foremost as engineered formations designed for functionality. It is quite clear, however, that cities and towns are sites of social structure, scenes of diversity, and hotbeds of transgressions. They are also sources of satisfying social…

    Hardback – 2017-10-06
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Children and the Geography of Violence

    Why Space and Place Matter

    By Sheridan Bartlett

    Violence sabotages development, both children’s development and the development of the communities and neighbourhoods they rely on. There is abundant evidence of the deep and lasting harm that can be done. Violence breaks bodies and minds and exerts an insidious influence at every level. The…

    Paperback – 2017-09-06

  • The Routledge Handbook of Planning Theory

    Edited by Michael Gunder, Ali Madanipour, Vanessa Watson

    The Routledge Handbook of Planning Theory presents key contemporary themes in planning theory through the views of some of the most innovative thinkers in planning. They introduce and explore their own specialized areas of planning theory, to conceptualize their contemporary positions and to…

    Hardback – 2017-08-28

  • Slow Tourism, Food and Cities

    Pace and the Search for the "Good Life"

    Edited by Michael Clancy

    Slow Food began in the late 1980s as a response to the spread of fast food establishments and as a larger statement against globalization and the perceived deterioration of modern life. Since then, slow practices have permeated into other areas, including cities and territories and travel and…

    Hardback – 2017-08-24
    Routledge Advances in Tourism

  • Gender and Gentrification

    By Winifred Curran

    This book explores how gentrification often reinforces traditional gender roles and spatial constructions during the process of reshaping the labour, housing, commercial and policy landscapes of the city. It focuses in particular on the impact of gentrification on women and racialized men,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-18
    Routledge Critical Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • The Millennial City

    Trends, Implications, and Prospects for Urban Planning and Policy

    Edited by Markus Moos, Deirdre Pfeiffer, Tara Vinodrai

    Millennials have captured our imaginaries in recent years. The conventional wisdom is that this generation of young adults lives in downtown neighbourhoods near cafes, public transit and other amenities. Yet, this depiction is rarely unpacked nor problematized. Despite some commonalities, the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-14
    Global Urban Studies

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