Urban Studies Products

  • Imagining Cities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sallie Westwood, John M Williams

    First published in 1997, Imagining Cities gives students access to the most exciting recent work on the city from within sociology, cultural studies and cultural geography. Contributions are grouped around four major themes: The theoretical imagination Ethnic diversity and the politics of…

    Paperback – 2020-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British Sociological Association

  • Transforming Cities

    Contested Governance and New Spatial Divisions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nick Jewson, Susanne Macgregor

    Transforming Cities examines the profound changes that have characterised cities of the advanced capitalist societies in the final decades of the twentieth century. It analyses ways in which relationships of contest, conflict and co-operation are realised in and through the social and spatial forms…

    Paperback – 2020-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British Sociological Association

  • Sociology and Development

    1st Edition

    By Emanuel de Kadt, Gavin Williams

    Originally published in 1974 Sociology and Development are a selection papers from the British Sociological Association’s conference on development. The book combines both theoretical discussion and empirical material drawn from both urban and rural areas in Africa, Latin America, China, the USSR…

    Paperback – 2020-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British Sociological Association

  • Knowledge, Education, and Cultural Change

    Papers in the Sociology of Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Brown

    Originally published in 1973 Knowledge, Education and Cultural Change surveys the present state of the field of the sociology of education. The book addresses the claim that much of the research in the sociology of education should be extended to issues of wider theoretical significance, the book…

    Paperback – 2020-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British Sociological Association

  • Deeper City

    Collective Intelligence and the Pathways from Smart to Wise, 1st Edition

    By Joe Ravetz

    Deeper City is the first major application of new thinking on ‘deeper complexity’, applied to grand challenges such as runaway urbanization, climate change, and rising inequality. The author provides a new framework for the collective intelligence – the capacity for learning and synergy – in…

    Paperback – 2020-05-07 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Place

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tim Edensor, Ares Kalandides, Uma Kothari

    The handbook presents a compendium of the diverse and growing approaches to place from leading authors as well as less widely known scholars, providing a comprehensive yet cutting-edge overview of theories, concepts and creative engagements with place that resonate with contemporary concerns and…

    Hardback – 2020-05-05 
    Routledge

  • Urbanisation at Risk in the Pacific and Asia

    Disasters, climate change and resilience in the built environment, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Sanderson, Laura Bruce

    This book presents practical approaches for tackling the threats from climate change and disasters to urban growth in Pacific island countries and Asian nations. With chapters written by leading scholars and practitioners, Urbanisation at Risk presents research and case studies from island…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge

  • America's Suburban Centers

    The Land Use-Transportation Link, 1st Edition

    By Robert Cervero

    Originally published in 1989, America’s Suburban Centers looks at how America’s suburban workplaces are being increasingly designed for automobiles rather than people. The emergence of sprawling office complexes devoid of housing, shops and other facilities is giving rise to regional congestion…

    Paperback – 2020-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Planning

  • Social Research Techniques for Planners

    1st Edition

    By Thomas L. Burton, Gordon E. Cherry

    Originally published in 1970 Social Planning Techniques for Town Planners introduces social research methods for town planners. The book places an emphasis on social research within the planning process, and addresses the problem faced by the research worker at successive stages of a research…

    Paperback – 2020-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Planning

  • Regenerating the Inner City

    Glasgow's Experience, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Donnison, Alan Middleton

    Originally published in 1987, Regenerating the Inner City looks at the changes to Glasgow’s East End and how industrial closures and slum clearance projects have caused people to leave. This is reflected across the western world, and causes severe blows to cities where these industries are located.…

    Paperback – 2020-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Planning

  • Renewable Energy Uptake in Urban Latin America

    Sustainable Technology in Mexico and Brazil, 1st Edition

    By Alexandra Mallett

    This book explores the perplexing question of how to increase sustainable energy technology use in the developing world, and specifically focuses on two mega-cities within Latin America. Renewable Energy Uptake in Urban Latin America examines the market and uptake of two sustainable energy…

    Hardback – 2020-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Energy Studies

  • The Aesthetics of Neighborhood Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lisa Berglund, Siobhan Gregory

    The Aesthetics of Neighborhood Change explores cultural shifts that result from gentrification and redevelopment, showing how cultures of racially and economically marginalized groups are appropriated or erased by the introduction luxury real estate and retail branding. The book explores the…

    Hardback – 2020-04-20 
    Routledge

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