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  • Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet, and Civic Life

    The Boundaries of Civic Space, 1st Edition

    Edited by Silvia Bigliazzi, Lisanna Calvi

    This volume introduces ‘civic Shakespeare’ as a new and complex category entailing the dynamic relation between the individual and the community on issues of authority, liberty, and cultural production. It investigates civic Shakespeare through Romeo and Juliet as a case study for an interrogation…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Moralising Space

    The Utopian Urbanism of the British Positivists, 1855-1920, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Wilson

    Amidst the soot, stink and splendour of Victorian London, a coterie of citizen-sociologists set out to break up the British Empire. They were the followers of the French philosopher Auguste Comte, a controversial figure who introduced the modern science of sociology and the republican Religion of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Australian Urban and Regional Planning

    1st Edition

    Edited by Neil Sipe, Karen Vella

    Where is planning in twenty-first-century Australia? What are the key challenges that confront planning? What does planning scholarship reveal about the state of planning practice in meeting the needs of urban and regional Australians? The Routledge Handbook of Australian Urban and Regional…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Confronting the Challenges of Urbanization in China

    Insights from Social Science Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Zai Liang, Steven F. Messner, Youqin Huang, Cheng Chen

    Since the late 1970s, China has experienced an unprecedented pace of urbanization. In 1978, only 17.8% of the population resided in urban areas, but by 2013 the level of urbanization had reached 53.8%. During the same period, China also enjoyed spectacular economic growth. China had become the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Planning History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Carola Hein

    2018 IPHS Special Book Prize Award Recipient The Routledge Handbook of Planning History offers a comprehensive interdisciplinary overview of planning history since its emergence in the late 19th century, investigating the history of the discipline, its core writings, key people, institutions,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Urbanization in Post-Apartheid South Africa

    1st Edition

    By Richard Tomlinson

    Originally published in 1990, Urbanization in Post-Apartheid South Africa examines the democratic future of South Africa in the context of policy options and constraints. The book looks at the issue of South Africa’s future including access to land and housing, marked regional differences in…

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

  • Economic Growth and Urbanization in Developing Areas

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Drakakis-Smith

    Originally published in 1990, Economic Growth and Urbanization in Developing Areas is a wide-ranging collection of research studies focused on urban economic growth at various levels of urban and national development. The contributions range from studies of peripheral Third World states, such as…

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

  • Industrialization and Urbanization in Latin America

    1st Edition

    By Robert N Gwynne

    Originally published in 1985, Industrialization and Urbanization in Latin America focuses on the process of industrialisation in Latin America. The book links together the distinctive process of industrialisation to wider issues of urban and regional development in Latin America. The book looks in…

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

  • Urban America Examined

    A Bibliography, 1st Edition

    By Dale E. Casper

    Originally published in 1985 Urban America Examined, is a comprehensive bibliography examining the urban environment of the United States. The book is split into sections corresponding to the four main geographic regions of the country, looking respectively at research conducted in the East, South,…

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

  • Urbanization in Socialist Countries

    1st Edition

    By Jiri Musil

    Originally published in 1980, Urbanization in Socialist Countries addresses the complex situation in urban policy development in European Socialist countries. The book examines the urban policy situation in eight countries and provides an analytical framework that addresses the fundamental issues…

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

  • Urbanization in Israel

    1st Edition

    By Elisha Efrat

    Originally published in 1984, Urbanization in Israel describes the urban geography of Israel, and analyses the development of urban settlements from the beginning of the 21st century. The book places special emphasis on the period since Israeli statehood and describes urbanization from a geographic…

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

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