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  • Spatial Practices

    Modes of Action and Engagement with the City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melanie Dodd

    This book explores ‘spatial practices’, a loose and expandable set of approaches that embrace the political and the activist, the performative and the curatorial, the architectural and the urban. Acting upon and engaging with the public realm, the field of spatial practices allows people to…

    Paperback – 2019-10-08 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Urban Media and Communication

    1st Edition

    Edited by Zlatan Krajina, Deborah Stevenson

    The Routledge Companion to Urban Media and Communication traces central debates within the burgeoning interdisciplinary research on mediated cities and urban communication. The volume brings together key interdisciplinary perspectives and global case studies to map key areas of research within…

    Hardback – 2019-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Urban Heritage in Divided Cities

    Contested Pasts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mirjana Ristic, Sybille Frank

    Urban Heritage in Divided Cities explores the role of contested urban heritage in mediating, subverting and overcoming sociopolitical conflict in divided cities. Investigating various examples of transformations of urban heritage around the world, the book analyses the spatial, social and political…

    Paperback – 2019-09-18 
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

  • Squatters in the Capitalist City

    Housing, Justice, and Urban Politics, 1st Edition

    By Miguel Martinez

    To date, there has been no comprehensive analysis of the disperse research on the squatters’ movement in Europe. In Squatters in the Capitalist City, Miguel A. Martínez presents a critical review of the current research on squatting and of the historical development of the movements in European…

    Paperback – 2019-09-16 
    Routledge
    Housing and Society Series

  • Understanding Crime in Villages-in-the-City in China

    A Social and Behavioural Approach, 1st Edition

    By Zhanguo Liu, T. Wing Lo

    Rapid urbanization of economic zones in China has resulted in a special social phenomenon: "villages-in-the-city". Underdeveloped villages are absorbed during the expansion of urban areas, while retaining their rustic characteristics. Due to the rural characteristics of these areas, social security…

    Hardback – 2019-09-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Behavioural Sciences

  • The Logic of Violence

    An Ethnography of Dublin's Illegal Drug Trade, 1st Edition

    By Brendan Marsh

    Violence is widely associated with illegal drug markets, and is one of the features that can differentiate illegal capitalism from legitimate business. This book explores the perceived causes and functions of violence in an illegal drug market in Dublin City, Ireland. Understanding why violence…

    Hardback – 2019-08-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

  • The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of the City

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sharon M. Meagher, Samantha Noll, Joseph S. Biehl

    The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of the City is an outstanding reference source to this exciting subject and the first collection of its kind. Comprising forty chapters by a team of international contributors, the Handbook is divided into clear sections addressing the following central topics:…

    Hardback – 2019-08-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Gender, Space and City Bankers

    1st Edition

    By Helen Longlands

    Gendered processes of globalisation, transnationalisation and urbanisation are increasing local and global inequalities and widening the gap between the rich and poor. The global finance industry plays a key role in these processes, directing its operations from local command points in global…

    Hardback – 2019-07-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • Place Brand Formation and Local Identities

    1st Edition

    By Staci M. Zavattaro

    This innovative book explores micro-level neighborhood branding and the creation of distinct local identities in neighborhoods. It begins by situating place branding literature at the neighborhood level and then gives consideration to what the core components of a neighborhood brand might be. It…

    Hardback – 2019-07-30 
    Routledge

  • Pragmatic Spatial Planning

    Practial Theory for Professionals, 1st Edition

    By Charles Hoch

    Instead of seeking theory to justify practical professional judgments this book describes how professionals can and should use theory to guide these judgments. Professional spatial planning in the US, and globally, continues to suffer from a weak conceptual grasp of its own practice. Practitioners…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16 
    Routledge

  • Law and Intangible Cultural Heritage in the City

    1st Edition

    By Sara Gwendolyn Ross

    With disappearing music venues, and arts and culture communities at constant risk of displacement in our urban centers, the preservation of intangible cultural heritage is of growing concern to global cities. This book addresses the role and protection of intangible cultural heritage in the urban…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge

  • Rebuilding Afghanistan in Times of Crisis

    A Global Response, 1st Edition

    Edited by Adenrele Awotona

    Rebuilding Afghanistan in Times of Crisis provides academics and researchers interested in planning, urbanism and conflict studies with a multidisciplinary, international assessment of the reconstruction and foreign aid efforts in Afghanistan. The book draws together expert contributions from…

    Hardback – 2019-06-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

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