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  • Slum Clearance

    The Social and Administrative Context in England and Wales, 1st Edition

    By John English, Ruth Madigan, Peter Norman

    Originally published in 1976. Slum clearance is a particularly significant process because it places the ordinary citizen in a state of extreme dependence on his local authority. The local authority not only destroys his existing environment but controls access to a replacement council house. This…

    Paperback – 2019-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Basic Needs and the Urban Poor

    The Provision of Communal Services, 1st Edition

    Edited by P. J. Richards, A. M. Thomson

    Originally published in 1984. The diverse problems suffered by the urban poor in Asia and the means by which their welfare levels can be raised are investigated comprehensively in this study. All chapters, written by specialists, deal with a particular subject but the general theme remains that the…

    Paperback – 2019-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Urban Problems in Western Europe

    An Economic Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Paul C. Cheshire, Dennis G. Hay

    This major study, first published in 1989, examines Western Europe’s urban problems in unprecedented breadth and depth. It is a synthesis of research which had three main aims: to establish an informed view of the state of urban Europe in the most systematic and consistent way possible; to…

    Paperback – 2019-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Trends and Issues in Housing in Asia

    Coming of an Age, 1st Edition

    Edited by Urmi Sengupta, Annapurna Shaw

    This book offers a comprehensive overview of current housing practices across Asian cities based on facts and trends in the market. For many countries in Asia, the future of housing is now. This future is closely linked to successful theoretical advancement and policy practice in housing studies.…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge India
    Cities and the Urban Imperative

  • Urbanization with Chinese Characteristics: The Hukou System and Migration

    1st Edition

    By Kam Wing Chan

    Many agree that rapid urbanization in China in the late 20th and early 21st centuries is a mega process significantly reshaping China and the global economy. China’s urbanization also carries a certain mystique, which has long fascinated generations of scholars and journalists alike. As it has…

    Paperback – 2019-03-22
    Routledge

  • Controlling Urban Events

    Law, Ethics and the Material, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Pavoni

    How does order emerge out of the multiplicity of bodies, objects, ideas and practices that constitute the urban? This book explores the relation between space, law and control in the contemporary city – and particularly in the context of urban ‘mega events’ – through a combined geographical and…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Senses in Cities

    Experiences of Urban Settings, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kelvin E.Y. Low, Devorah Kalekin-Fishman

    Urban landscapes are usually thought of first and foremost as engineered formations designed for functionality. It is quite clear, however, that cities and towns are sites of social structure, scenes of diversity, and hotbeds of transgressions. They are also sources of satisfying social…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Race, Religion, and the ‘Indian Muslim’ Predicament in Singapore

    1st Edition

    By Torsten Tschacher

    Indian Muslims form the largest ethnic minority within Singapore’s otherwise largely Malay Muslim community. Despite its size and historic importance, however, Singaporean Indian Muslims have received little attention by scholarship and have also felt side-lined by Singapore’s Malay-dominated…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Slow Tourism, Food and Cities

    Pace and the Search for the "Good Life", 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Clancy

    Slow Food began in the late 1980s as a response to the spread of fast food establishments and as a larger statement against globalization and the perceived deterioration of modern life. Since then, slow practices have permeated into other areas, including cities and territories and travel and…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Tourism

  • Unraveling the Crime-Place Connection, Volume 22

    New Directions in Theory and Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Weisburd, John E. Eck

    Unraveling the Crime-Place Connection examines in a new light how places enhance our understanding of crime and its control. While there has been much work in this area focused on policy, few have examined the underlying theories that inform this work. Theory has played a secondary role in the "…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge

  • Policing European Metropolises

    The Politics of Security in City-Regions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elke Devroe, Adam Edwards, Paul Ponsaers

    Understanding the politics of security in city-regions is increasingly important for the study of contemporary policing. This book argues that national and international governing arrangements are being outflanked by various transnational threats, including the cross-border terrorism of the attacks…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime, Security and Justice

  • Spatial Planning and Fiscal Impact Analysis

    A Toolkit for Existing and Proposed Land Use, 1st Edition

    By Linda Tomaselli

    The Spatial Fiscal Impact Analysis Method is an innovative approach to measure fiscal impact and project the future costs of a proposed development, recognizing that all revenues and expenditures are spatially related. The Spatial Method focuses on estimating existing fiscal impacts of detailed…

    Paperback – 2019-02-22
    Routledge

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