Urban Theory Products

  • 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 – 2020-03-30 
    Routledge

  • Metropolis, Money and Markets

    Brazilian Urban Financialization in Times of Re-emerging Global Finance, 1st Edition

    By Jeroen Klink

    This book explores how urban spaces are not only remade by and through finance, finance is also remade by and through cities. It investigates how nonfinancial actors, such as public bureaucrats, urban planners, and the media are actively involved in the social constitution of what finance is. It…

    Hardback – 2020-03-10 
    Routledge
    Global Urban Studies

  • Making Urban Theory

    Learning and Unlearning through Southern Cities, 1st Edition

    By Mary Lawhon

    This book facilitates more careful engagement with the production, politics and geography of knowledge as scholars create space for the inclusion of southern cities in urban theory. Making Urban Theory addresses debates of the past fifty years regarding whether and why scholars should conceptualize…

    Hardback – 2020-03-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Decoloniality and New Postcolonialisms

  • Defining the Urban and Rural

    1st Edition

    By Valentina Cattivelli

    In recent years, new definitions of cities and countries and the regions within them have emerged. In particular, how a region comes to be considered as ‘rural’ or ‘urban’ or somewhere in between has been a subject of some debate. This has led to a drive to seek new territorial classification…

    Hardback – 2020-02-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • The Routledge Handbook of Henri Lefebvre, The City and Urban Society

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael E. Leary-Owhin, John P. McCarthy

    The Routledge Handbook of Henri Lefebvre,The City and Urban Society is the first edited book to focus on Lefebvre's urban theories and ideas from a global perspective, making use of recent theoretical and empirical developments, with contributions from eminent as well as emergent global scholars.…

    Hardback – 2019-12-09 
    Routledge

  • Living Architecture, Living Cities

    Soul-Nourishing Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Day, Julie Gwilliam

    It’s widely accepted that our environment is in crisis. Less widely recognized is that three quarters of environmental damage is due to cities – the places where most of us live. As this powerful new book elucidates, global sustainability is therefore directly dependent on urban design. In Living…

    Paperback – 2019-11-28 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-11-27 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-11-12 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • 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 – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • Changing Urban Trends

    Cultures of Decency and Well-being from the Premodern to the Postmodern, 1st Edition

    By Siegrun Fox Freyss

    The local public sector is deeply steeped in history. Studying the historic patterns of urban settlements helps us to understand the development of local priorities: zoning to separate residential areas by class and race, establishing police and fire departments to protect lives and property,…

    Paperback – 2019-10-14
    Routledge

  • Post-Metropolitan Territories

    Looking for a New Urbanity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alessandro Balducci, Valeria Fedeli, Francesco Curci

    Processes of multi-scalar regional urbanization are occurring worldwide. Such processes are clearly distinguishable from those of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries due to the shifting concepts of both the city and the metropolis. International literature highlights how what we have…

    Paperback – 2019-10-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Crisis Spaces

    Structures, Struggles and Solidarity in Southern Europe, 1st Edition

    By Costis Hadjimichalis

    The financial malaise that has affected the Eurozone countries of southern Europe – Spain, Portugal, Italy and, in its most extreme case, Greece – has been analysed using mainly macroeconomic and financial explanations. This book shifts the emphasis from macroeconomics to the relationship between…

    Paperback – 2019-09-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

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