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  • The Dynamics of Social Capital and Civic Engagement in Asia

    Edited by Amrita Daniere, Hy Van Luong

    The purpose of this volume is to highlight the impacts on civic engagement of social capital, and its various component parts (trust, norms, networks and associations), in diverse parts of Asia. Addressing the pressing need for improved governance within the spatial, political and cultural…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Translating the City

    Edited by Hossam Aldy, Yves Pedrazzini, Stéphanie Vincent-Geslin, Yafiza Zorro

    The city is a highly fragmented, heterogeneous subject; those who study, analyze and question it make a use of a variety of disciplines and methods and have different areas of expertise. How is a dialogue built between heterogeneous urban contexts and urban researchers, architects, developers,…

    Hardback – 2015-02-25
    Routledge

  • Policing Cities

    Urban Securitization and Regulation in a 21st Century World

    Edited by Randy K Lippert, Kevin Walby

    Policing Cities brings together international scholars from numerous disciplines to examine urban policing, securitization, and regulation in nine countries and the conceptual issues these practices raise. Chapters cover many of the world’s major cities, including New York, Beijing, Paris, London,…

    Paperback – 2015-01-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Ethnography, Diversity and Urban Space

    Edited by Mette Louise Berg, Ben Gidley, Nando Sigona

    Across Europe, multiculturalism as a public policy has been declared ‘dead’ but, everyday multiculture is alive and well. This book explores how people live with diversity in contemporary cities and towns across Europe. Drawing on ethnographic studies ranging from London’s inner city and…

    Hardback – 2014-12-05
    Routledge

  • Religion, Violence and Cities

    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,…

    Hardback – 2014-11-21
    Routledge

  • The Cultural Contradictions of Progressive Politics

    The Role of Cultural Change and the Global Economy in Local Policymaking

    By Donald L. Rosdil

    Why do some U.S. cities like Seattle and Boston impose social exactions and sustainability targets on private investment while others like Las Vegas and Houston offer property tax and fee remissions to business, tolerate environmentally hazardous activities such as oil drilling, and express…

    Paperback – 2014-11-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Urban Politics and Policy

  • Infrastructural Lives

    Urban Infrastructure in Context

    Edited by Stephen Graham, Colin McFarlane

    Infrastructural Lives is the first book to describe the everyday experience and politics of urban infrastructures. It focuses on a range of infrastructures in both the global South and North. The book examines how day-to-day experience and perception of infrastructure provides a new and powerful…

    Paperback – 2014-10-13
    Routledge

  • Urban Sustainability in Theory and Practice

    Circles of sustainability

    By Paul James

    Cities are home to the most consequential current attempts at human adaptation and they provide one possible focus for the flourishing of life on this planet. However, for this to be realized in more than an ad hoc way, a substantial rethinking of current approaches and practices needs to occur.…

    Paperback – 2014-10-07
    Routledge
    Advances in Urban Sustainability

  • Inclusive Urbanization

    Rethinking Policy, Practice and Research in the Age of Climate Change

    Edited by Krishna K. Shrestha, Hemant R. Ojha, Phil McManus, Anna Rubbo, Krishna Kumar Dhote

    How do we include and represent all people in cities? As the world rapidly urbanizes, and climate change creates global winners and losers, understanding how to design cities that provide for all their citizens is of the utmost importance. Inclusive Urbanization attempts to not only provide…

    Paperback – 2014-08-11
    Routledge

  • Basic Services for All in an Urbanizing World

    Edited by United Cities and Local Governments

    UCLG’s Third Global Report on Local Democracy and Decentralization (GOLD III) examines basic service provision and the current state-of-play of the local governance of basic services around the world. Basic Services for All in an Urbanizing World examines the enormous challenge of ensuring the…

    Paperback – 2014-06-17
    Routledge

  • Stories of Cosmopolitan Belonging

    Emotion and Location

    Edited by Hannah Jones, Emma Jackson

    What does it mean to belong in a place, or more than one place? This exciting new volume brings together work from cutting-edge interdisciplinary scholars researching home, migration and belonging, using their original research to argue for greater attention to how feeling and emotion is deeply…

    Paperback – 2014-05-19
    Routledge

  • Shopping Centre Development (RLE Retailing and Distribution)

    Edited by John Dawson, Dennis Lord

    The shopping centre has become an established feature of urban structure over the past thirty years. Development of centres has been rapid and little attempt has been made to consider the development process and the problems caused by it. There is a growing awareness that centres are not always…

    Paperback – 2014-04-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Retailing and Distribution

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