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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 – 2019-11-20
    Routledge

  • Spatial Justice in the City

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sophie Watson

    In the context of increasing division and segregation in cities across the world, along with pressing concerns around austerity, environmental degradation, homelessness, violence, and refugees, this book pursues a multidisciplinary approach to spatial justice in the city. Spatial justice has been…

    Hardback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Post-Politics and Civil Society in Asian Cities

    Spaces of Depoliticisation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sonia Lam-Knott, Creighton Connolly, Kong Chong Ho

    Bringing together an interdisciplinary group of scholars, Post-Politics and Civil Society in Asian Cities examines how the concept of ‘post-politics’ has manifested across a range of Asian cities, and the impact this has had on state-society relationships in processes of urban governance. This…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Smart City in India

    Urban Laboratory, Paradigm or Trajectory?, 1st Edition

    By Binti Singh, Manoj Parmar

    This book is a critical reflection on the Smart City Mission in India. Drawing on ethnographic data from across Indian cities, this volume assesses the transformative possibilities and limitations of the program. It examines the ten core infrastructural elements that make up a city, including water…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge India

  • Spaces of Tolerance

    Changing Geographies and Philosophies of Religion in Today’s Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Luiza Bialasiewicz, Valentina Gentile

    This book offers interdisciplinary and cross-national perspectives on the challenges of negotiating the contours of religious tolerance in Europe. In today’s Europe, religions and religious individuals are increasingly framed as both an internal and external security threat. This is evident in…

    Hardback – 2019-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • Sharing Mobilities

    Questioning Our Right to the City in the Collaborative Economy, 1st Edition

    By Davide Arcidiacono, Mike Duggan

    This book examines contemporary urban sharing mobilities, such as shared and public forms of everyday urban mobility. Tracing the social and economic history of sharing mobilities and examining contemporary case studies of mobility sharing services, such as Car2go, BlaBlaCar, and Uber, the authors…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15
    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 diverse perspectives and global case studies to map key areas of research within media, cultural…

    Hardback – 2019-10-11
    Routledge

  • The Geography of Urban-Rural Interaction in Developing Countries

    Essays for Alan B. Mountjoy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Potter, Tim Unwin

    Originally published in 1989, The Geography of Urban-Rural Interaction in Developing Countries addresses the nature and importance of the interaction between ‘urban’ and ‘rural’ areas within Third World national territories, providing much-needed comparative, cross-cultural, and cross-national…

    Paperback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urbanization

  • 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 – 2019-10-04
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

  • 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 – 2019-09-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

  • Neighbourhood Planning

    Place, Space and Politics, 1st Edition

    By Janet Banfield

    This book carries out an in-depth investigation of a neighborhood planning process that engages critically with the issues surrounding articulation of local concerns in a strategic manner and the prospects of implementing ‘bottom up’ community initiatives successfully. It highlights the dynamics…

    Hardback – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • 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 López presents a critical review of the current research on squatting and of the historical development of the movements in…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge
    Housing and Society Series

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