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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 – 2019-11-21 
    Routledge

  • The Nocturnal City

    1st Edition

    By Robert Shaw

    Night is a foundational element of human and animal life on earth, but its interaction with the social world has undergone significant transformations during the era of globalization. As the economic activity of the ‘daytime’ city has advanced into the night, other uses of the night as a time for…

    Paperback – 2019-11-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Culture, Space and Identity

  • Urban Renewal in India

    Accommodating people, ideas and lifeworlds in Mumbai's redeveloping chawls, 1st Edition

    By Pablo Holwitt

    This book interrogates contemporary processes of neoliberal urban renewal in the Global South by studying the model of chawl-redevelopment in Mumbai, India. The model of chawl-redevelopment is used to address questions surrounding contemporary urban renewal. Focusing on attempts to redevelop Mumbai…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge

  • Urbanization in Post-Apartheid South Africa

    1st Edition

    By Richard Tomlinson

    Originally published in 1990, Urbanization in Post-Apartheid South Africa examines the democratic future of South Africa in the context of policy options and constraints. The book looks at the issue of South Africa’s future including access to land and housing, marked regional differences in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urbanization

  • Economic Growth and Urbanization in Developing Areas

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Drakakis-Smith

    Originally published in 1990, Economic Growth and Urbanization in Developing Areas is a wide-ranging collection of research studies focused on urban economic growth at various levels of urban and national development. The contributions range from studies of peripheral Third World states, such as…

    Paperback – 2019-12-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urbanization

  • Industrialization and Urbanization in Latin America

    1st Edition

    By Robert N Gwynne

    Originally published in 1985, Industrialization and Urbanization in Latin America focuses on the process of industrialisation in Latin America. The book links together the distinctive process of industrialisation to wider issues of urban and regional development in Latin America. The book looks in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urbanization

  • Urban America Examined

    A Bibliography, 1st Edition

    By Dale E. Casper

    Originally published in 1985 Urban America Examined, is a comprehensive bibliography examining the urban environment of the United States. The book is split into sections corresponding to the four main geographic regions of the country, looking respectively at research conducted in the East, South,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urbanization

  • Urbanization in Socialist Countries

    1st Edition

    By Jiri Musil

    Originally published in 1980, Urbanization in Socialist Countries addresses the complex situation in urban policy development in European Socialist countries. The book examines the urban policy situation in eight countries and provides an analytical framework that addresses the fundamental issues…

    Paperback – 2019-12-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urbanization

  • Urbanization in Israel

    1st Edition

    By Elisha Efrat

    Originally published in 1984, Urbanization in Israel describes the urban geography of Israel, and analyses the development of urban settlements from the beginning of the 21st century. The book places special emphasis on the period since Israeli statehood and describes urbanization from a geographic…

    Paperback – 2019-12-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urbanization

  • Soviet Urbanization

    1st Edition

    By Olga Medvedkov

    Originally published in 1990, Soviet Urbanization provides an assessment of Soviet urban systems. Drawing on her personal experiences at the Soviet Academy of Sciences and bringing with her much material otherwise unavailable in the West, the author analyses the structure of the Soviet urban…

    Paperback – 2019-12-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urbanization

  • Land Rent, Housing and Urban Planning

    A European Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Ball, Michael Edwards, Vincenzo Bentivegna, Marino Folin

    Originally published in 1985, Land Rent, Housing and Urban Planning looks at the crucial social relationships associated with land ownership, and how these have played a crucial role in the economic development of many societies. The understanding of these relationships within modern capitalist…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Planning

  • Behavioural Science and Housing Decision Making

    A Case Study Approach, 1st Edition

    By Helen X. H. Bao

    This book takes a behavioural approach to examine six important housing questions: tenure decision making, neighbourhood decision making, housing prices, housing cycles, housing wealth effects, and housing satisfaction. Using experimental and field data, the book demonstrates the effects of six…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge

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