Cities & Infrastructure (Urban Studies) Products

  • Nature-Based Solutions to 21st Century Challenges

    1st Edition

    By Robert C. Brears

    This book provides a systematic review of nature-based solutions and their potential to address current environmental challenges. In the 21st Century, society is faced by rapid urbanisation and population growth, degradation and loss of natural capital and associated ecosystem services, an…

    Paperback – 2020-04-15 
    Routledge

  • Urban Growth Patterns in India

    Spatial Analysis for Sustainable Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bharath H Aithal, T.V. Ramachandra

    This book uses spatio-temporal analysis methods to understand urbanization in Indian cities and explain the concept and impact of global greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs). It creates a GHG footprint for Indian cities and engages in a discussion about the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals…

    Hardback – 2020-04-07 
    CRC Press

  • Advanced Quantitative Research Methods for Urban Planners

    1st Edition

    By Reid Ewing, Keunhyun Park

    Advanced Quantitative Research Methods for Urban Planners provides fundamental knowledge and hands-on techniques about research, such as research topics and key journals in the planning field, advice for technical writing, and advanced methodologies. This book aims to provide the reader with a…

    Paperback – 2020-03-10 
    Routledge

  • Driverless Cars, Urban Parking and Land Use

    1st Edition

    By Robert A. Simons

    The subject of driverless and even ownerless cars has the potential to be the most disruptive technology for real estate, land use and parking since the invention of the elevator. This book includes new research and econimic analysis, plus a thorough review of the current literature to pose and…

    Paperback – 2020-02-21 
    Routledge

  • Healthy Urban Environments

    More-than-Human Theories, 1st Edition

    By Cecily Maller

    Set in the ‘human–environment’ interaction space, this book applies new theoretical and practical insights to understanding what makes healthy urban environments. It stems from recognition that the world is rapidly urbanising and the international concern with how to create healthy settings and…

    Paperback – 2020-02-06 
    Routledge

  • European Transport

    Problems and Policies, 1st Edition

    By Theo Kiriazids

    First published in 1994, this volume responds to a key debate in the European Community, extant since the signing of the Single European Act (SEA) in 1986, in exploring the role of transportation in the creation of a Common Market with free movement of goods, people, capital and services. Critical…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Urbanisation and Labour Markets in Developing Countries

    1st Edition

    By Stuart Sinclair

    Originally published in 1978 Urbanization and Labour Markets is a useful companion for those studying in geography, economics or development studies. The book provides a simple guide to the subject of labour in cities in underdeveloped countries. It also set out the major controversies relating to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urbanization

  • Writing for Planners

    A Handbook for Students and Professionals in Writing, Editing, and Document Production, 1st Edition

    By Claudia Kousoulas

    Writing is never easy, but this book can make it easier. With attentiveness and experience, Claudia Kousoulas gives readers applied writing, editing, and production approaches that provide a clear path to completing a document and tools that ensure it is engaging and professional. The book follows…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Underground Urbanism

    1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Reynolds

    Have you ever wondered what lies beneath the streets of your city? Do you picture, in isolation, a series of train tunnels and pipes? Or perhaps the foundations of tall buildings that lie scattered, like icebergs, beneath the surface? As our cities grow up, out, and down, it is time we better…

    Paperback – 2019-12-13 
    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 – 2019-11-20
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Applications of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems

    Best Practices and Case Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by J.B. Sharma

    Advances in high spatial resolution mapping capabilities and the new rules established by the Federal Aviation Administration in the United States for the operation of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) have provided new opportunities to acquire aerial data at a lower cost and more safely…

    Hardback – 2019-11-06
    CRC Press

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