Cities & Infrastructure (Urban Studies) Products

  • 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 – 2018-12-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • 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, particularly in the Mediterranean. Quantitative and qualitative analyses is presented by scholars in a wide variety of fields to provide a thorough understanding of the social, cultural, economic, political, physical,…

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

  • Routledge Handbook of Urban South Asia

    Edited by Henrike Donner

    Research on urban South Asia, the history, material and cultural aspects of South Asian cities, has become an established scholarly concern over the last decades. Of particular importance is the role of the city in wider processes of globalization, and the transformation of urban space and urban…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Renewable Energy Engineering and Technology

    Principles and Practice

    Edited by V. V. N. Kishore

    This is the most comprehensive guide ever written on renewables technology and engineering, intended to cater for the rapidly growing numbers of present and future engineers who are keen to lead the revolution. All the main sectors are covered - photovoltaics, solar thermal, wind, bioenergy, hydro…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Cities and Dialogue

    The Public Life of Knowledge

    By Jamie O'Brien

    This book explores the role of dialogue in urban community formations, specifically focusing on the need for civic dialogue within urban spaces. It examines the relationships between people and place, analyzing how local narratives are constructed by community members and, in a contrasting manner,…

    Hardback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Urban Safety and Peacebuilding

    New Perspectives on Sustaining Peace in the City

    Edited by Achim Wennmann, Oliver Jutersonke

    This volume examines new perspectives on urban safety and peacebuilding in the face of rapidly changing conflict dynamics and tensions in urban settings. Cities today are economic magnets and a source of real opportunity for many. Yet they are also sites of great poverty and grinding…

    Hardback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge
    Studies in Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding

  • Housing, Architecture and the Edge Condition

    Dublin is building, 1935 - 1975

    By Ellen Rowley

    This book presents an architectural overview of Dublin’s mass-housing building boom from the 1930s to the 1970s. During this period, Dublin Corporation built tens of thousands of two-storey houses, developing whole communities from virgin sites and green fields at the city’s edge, while tentatively…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Reversing Urban Inequality in Johannesburg

    Edited by Melissa Tandiwe Myambo

    With the spread of capitalism - a socio-economic system that produces both wealth and poverty simultaneously - the spatial dynamics of the "global(izing)" city are creating more division between social classes, not less. This means that in the 21st-century, large cities around the world exhibit…

    Hardback – 2018-10-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Africa

  • Routledge Handbook of Urbanization in Southeast Asia

    Edited by Rita Padawangi

    The study of urbanization in Southeast Asia has been a growing field of research over the past decades. The Routledge Handbook of Urbanization in Southeast Asia offers a collection of the major streams and themes in the studies of the cities in the region. A focus on the urbanization process rather…

    Hardback – 2018-10-18 
    Routledge

  • Responding to Climate Change in Asian Cities

    Governance for a more resilient urban future

    Edited by Diane Archer, Sarah Colenbrander, David Dodman

    The role of cities in addressing climate change is increasingly recognised in international arenas, including the Sustainable Development Goals, the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, and the New Urban Agenda. Asia is home to many of the countries that are most vulnerable to climate change…

    Paperback – 2018-10-13 
    Routledge

  • Eco-Cities

    By Federico Cugurullo

    Overpopulation, resource scarcity and climate change are just a few of the many issues casting a shadow on the future. Now that the world is entering an ‘urban age’, if the eco-city is, or is about to become a paradigm of city-making, it is time to evaluate this model. To date, there are very few…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

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