Urban Studies Products

  • Cities and Sustainability

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joan Fitzgerald, Michael J. Motta Jr.

    ‘Sustainability’ is widely recognized as a key objective of urban development in the twenty-first century. But how is it realized in practice? What are its historical origins and its theoretical underpinnings? How does it connect to, or inform, related movements which seek to create more liveable…

    Hardback – 2012-09-10
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Urban Studies

  • Urban Modelling

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alan Wilson

    The study of cities is one of the grand challenges of twenty-first-century science, and mathematical modelling—in this case, urban modelling—provides a crucial contribution to scholarly and practical projects fully to comprehend their workings, evolution, and associated planning problems. There…

    Hardback – 2012-09-08
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Urban Studies

  • The Making of Olympic Cities

    1st Edition

    Edited by John R. Gold, Margaret M. Gold

    In the first forty or so years following its revival at the end of the nineteenth century, the burdens placed on cities hosting a modern Olympic Games were relatively modest. However, as the Games have grown in size and stature, morphing from a small-scale summer festival into an intensively…

    Hardback – 2012-06-19
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Urban Studies

  • Transport Economics

    1st Edition

    Edited by David A. Hensher

    An effective transport infrastructure—and its associated services—are widely regarded as key components of an efficient, equitable, and sustainable society. But the link between transport provision (especially car ownership) and growing global levels of, for example, social exclusion, congestion,…

    Hardback – 2011-10-26
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Economics

  • Urban and Regional Economics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Philip McCann

    Urban and regional economics encompasses both the economics of geography and spatial economics to focus on the growth, behaviour, and economic performance of cities and regions. Over the last two decades, urban and regional economics has grown dramatically—both as a taught subject and as an active…

    Hardback – 2011-09-08
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Economics

  • Surveillance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Benjamin Goold

    Over the past fifty years, the apparatus of surveillance in modern societies has expanded to such an extent that almost every aspect of our public and private lives is now open to scrutiny and analysis. Each time we walk down a city street or pass through a shopping centre, CCTV cameras record our…

    Hardback – 2008-12-19
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Criminology

  • Sustainable Tourism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen J. Page, Joanne Connell

    Edited by two leading scholars in the field, this new title in the Routledge Major Works series, Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences, is a four-volume collection of canonical and cutting-edge research in sustainable tourism. The origins of sustainable tourism as a topic of serious academic…

    Hardback – 2007-12-24
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

  • Urban Culture

    Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Jenks

    This collection is an interdisciplinary study focusing on the various cultural aspects of city life. The works included are drawn from a broad range of canonical and secondary sources and emphasise the 'new', covering modernist and postmodernist perspectives of urban culture. The collection is…

    Hardback – 2004-07-22
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies

  • Early Urban Planning: 1870-1940

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard LeGates, Frederic Stout

    This set is a carefully balanced selection of writings representing some of the most important currents in the thought of city and regional planning during the period 1870-1940 when urban planning emerged as a serious disciplinary field.The set consists of eight key books from this period,…

    Hardback – 1998-02-12
    Routledge

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