Urban Theory Products

  • 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 Depoliticization, 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

  • Changing Urban Trends

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

    By Siegrun Fox Freyss

    Our contemporary public sector is deeply steeped in its history. Examining the historic patterns of urban settlements, for example, can teach us much about the development of our public sector interests: zoning (separate the slaughterhouse from the residences), the creation of public police and…

    Paperback – 2019-10-18 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-09-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Gender and Gentrification

    1st Edition

    By Winifred Curran

    This book explores how gentrification often reinforces traditional gender roles and spatial constructions during the process of reshaping the labour, housing, commercial and policy landscapes of the city. It focuses in particular on the impact of gentrification on women and racialized men,…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Critical Urban Theory, Common Property, and “the Political”

    Desire and Drive in the City, 1st Edition

    By Dan Webb

    Dan Webb explores an undervalued topic in the formal discipline of Political Theory (and political science, more broadly): the urban as a level of political analysis and political struggles in urban space. Because the city and urban space is so prominent in other critical disciplines, most notably,…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • Envisioning Networked Urban Mobilities

    Art, Performances, Impacts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aslak Aamot Kjaerulff, Sven Kesselring, Peter Peters, Kevin Hannam

    Envisioning Networked Urban Mobilities brings together scientific reflections on the relations of art and urban mobilities and artistic research on the topic. The editors open the book by setting out the concept grounded in the exhibition curated by Aslak Aamot Kjærulff and refers to earlier work…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • Experiencing Networked Urban Mobilities

    Practices, Flows, Methods, 1st Edition

    Edited by Malene Freudendal-Pedersen, Katrine Hartmann-Petersen, Emmy Laura Perez Fjalland

    Experiencing Networked Urban Mobilities looks at the different experiences of networked urban mobilities. While the focus in the first book is on conceptual and theory-driven perspective, this second volume emphasizes the empirical investigation of networked urban mobilities. This book is a…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • Racial Cities

    Governance and the Segregation of Romani People in Urban Europe, 1st Edition

    By Giovanni Picker

    Going beyond race-blind approaches to spatial segregation in Europe, Racial Cities argues that race is the logic through which stigmatized and segregated "Gypsy urban areas" have emerged and persisted after World War II. Building on nearly a decade of ethnographic and historical research in Romania…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Cognition and the Built Environment

    1st Edition

    By Ole Möystad

    Cognition and the Built Environment argues that interacting with our built environment, as users and as architects, is a cognitive process. It claims that architecture, in its form and meaning, is a basic, embodied level of human cognition. The assumption is that we and our built environment…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Planning Theory

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Gunder, Ali Madanipour, Vanessa Watson

    The Routledge Handbook of Planning Theory presents key contemporary themes in planning theory through the views of some of the most innovative thinkers in planning. They introduce and explore their own specialized areas of planning theory, to conceptualize their contemporary positions and to…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

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