Cities & Infrastructure (Urban Studies) Products

  • Managing Infrastructure Projects

    Business models for financial success

    By Sherena Hussain, James Mckellar

    Managing Infrastructure Projects provides students with a comprehensive account of how to ensure that infrastructure construction, delivery, and maintenance is executed both as a viable business concern and as an attractive investment option. Taking a mulit-stakeholder approach, the book examines…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge

  • New Master-Planned Cities, Islam, and Identity

    Edited by Sarah Moser

    This book explores the diverse ways in which Islam as a religious philosophy currently shapes urban planning ideas. Focusing on cities in Africa, the Middle East, Central Asia, and Southeast Asia, chapters revealing the vitality and variety of Muslim societies in their engagement with the design of…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Urban Planning in Hong Kong

    The Space and Logic of the Vertically Integrated City

    By Zheng Tan

    This book examines vertical urbanism in the context of Hong Kong’s environmental design practice and its related historical context and regulatory environment. It raises questions about the assumptions and foundations in planning practices in the West, where there is an abnormal absence of a formal…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Urban Asia

  • GIS in Sustainable Urban Planning and Management

    A Global Perspective

    Edited by Martin van Maarseveen, Javier Martinez, Johannes Flacke

    GIS is used today to better understand and solve urban problems. This book explores and illustrates the use of geo-information in the planning and management of urban regions. The first part of the book addresses the concept of sustainable urban development, its different frameworks, and the many…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    CRC Press

  • India’s Contemporary Urban Conundrum

    Edited by Sujata Patel, Omita Goyal

    This book lays out the different and complex dimensions of urbanisation in India. It brings together contributors with expertise in fields as varied as demography, geography, economics, political science, sociology, anthropology, architecture, planning and land use, environmental sciences, creative…

    Hardback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge India

  • Disruptive Transport

    Driverless Cars, Transport Innovation and the Sustainable City of Tomorrow

    Edited by William Riggs

    With the rise of shared and networked vehicles, autonomous vehicles, and other transportation technologies, technological change is outpacing urban planning and policy. Whether urban planners and policy makers like it or not, these transformations will in turn result in profound changes to streets,…

    Hardback – 2018-12-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

  • Disassembled Cities

    Social and Spatial Strategies to Reassemble Communities

    Edited by Elizabeth L. Sweet

    This book explores the urban, political, and economic effects of contemporary capitalism as well being concerned with a collective analytic that addresses these processes through the lens of disassembling and reassembling dynamics. The processes of contemporary globalization have resulted in the…

    Hardback – 2018-12-21 
    Routledge
    Global Urban Studies

  • Urban Safety and Peacebuilding

    New Perspectives on Sustaining Peace in the City

    Edited by Achim Wennmann, Oliver Jütersonke

    This volume draws together original research related to conceptual and practical advances on the interface of urban safety and peacebuilding. The book reflects on the advances on urban safety and peacebuilding to help address the rapidly increasing risk of conflict and insecurity in cities.…

    Hardback – 2018-12-18 
    Routledge
    Studies in Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding

  • Primitive Accumulation, Global Capitalism, and Resistance

    Enclosures and Discontents

    Edited by Lisa Tilley, Ashok Kumar, Tom Cowan

    The contributions in this volume all revisit and reformulate Marx’s concept of primitive accumulation from diverse empirical contexts in the present global age. The chapters present research drawn from Gaza, Syria, Greece, the Philippines, DR Congo, and the Yucatan; global locations that have in…

    Hardback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Health, Wellbeing and Sustainability in the Mediterranean City

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Antonio Jiménez Delgado, Jaime Lloret

    This book provides a model for the creation of sustainable and healthy cities in the Mediterranean region. It uses the coastal city of L’Alfàs del Pi in Spain as an example for designing renewable and innovative urban models that offer high standards of living, wellbeing and eco-friendly advantages…

    Hardback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Community-Owned Transport

    By Leigh Glover

    City and state governments around the world are struggling to achieve environmentally sustainable transport. Economic, technological, city and transport planning and human behaviour solutions are often hampered by ineffective implementation. So attention is now turning to institutional,…

    Paperback – 2018-12-12 
    Routledge
    Transport and Mobility

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