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  • Leisure and Urban Processes

    Critical Studies of Leisure Policy in Western European Cities, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • The Uncertain Future of the Urban Core

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Group Work with Suburbia's Children

    Difference, Acceptance, and Belonging, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • The Future of Urban Form

    The Impact of New Technology, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Migration, Work and Home-Making in the City

    Dwelling and Belonging among Vietnamese Communities in London, 1st Edition

    By Annabelle Wilkins

    This book explores the relationships between home, work and migration among Vietnamese people in East London, demonstrating the diversity of home-making practices and forms of belonging in relation to the dwelling, workplace and wider city. Engaging with wider scholarship on transnationalism, urban…

    Hardback – 2019-04-09
    Routledge
    Studies in Migration and Diaspora

  • Agonistic Articulations in the 'Creative' City

    On New Actors and Activism in Berlin’s Cultural Politics, 1st Edition

    By Friederike Landau

    This book offers an empirically-grounded account of the emergence and political activities of a new collective actor in Berlin’s art field. Investigating the organizational and representative practices of Koalition der Freien Szene (Coalition of the Independent Scene) – a trans-disciplinary action…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Political Sociology

  • Senses in Cities

    Experiences of Urban Settings, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Neighborhood Branding, Identity and Tourism

    1st Edition

    By Staci M. Zavattaro

    This book delves into neighborhood branding by looking at the City of Orlando and the identities that set each neighborhood apart from others. Orlando is an international tourism capital, known for its abundant theme parks that allow for an escape from reality. The word "Orlando" is almost…

    Hardback – 2019-03-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus in Tourism

  • Contentious Politics and the Welfare State

    Squatting in Sweden, 1st Edition

    By Dominika V. Polanska

    This book outlines the history of squatting in Sweden and analyzes the conditions under which squatting has intensified and declined in the country between 1968 and 2017. With close attention to the relationship between civil society and the state in the Swedish context, and the manner in which…

    Hardback – 2019-03-14
    Routledge
    Cities and Society

  • Asylum-Seeking Journeys in Asia

    Refugees in Hong Kong and Bangkok, 1st Edition

    By Terence Chun Tat Shum

    This book looks in detail at the journeys to asylum in Asia which are largely neglected in the media and academic analyses, despite Asia becoming the most essential region for asylum, receiving refugees from both within and outside of the continent.  Treating asylum-seeking journeys as a…

    Hardback – 2019-03-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Asian Migration

  • Cities, Change, and Conflict

    A Political Economy of Urban Life, 5th Edition

    By Nancy Kleniewski, Alexander R. Thomas

    Cities, Change, and Conflict was one of the first texts to embrace the perspective of political economy as its main explanatory framework, and then complement it with the rich contributions found in the human ecology perspective. Although its primary focus is on North American cities, the book…

    Paperback – 2019-03-06
    Routledge

  • Slow Tourism, Food and Cities

    Pace and the Search for the "Good Life", 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Tourism

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