Urban Studies Products

  • Art in the North of England, 1979-2008

    1st Edition

    By Gabriel N. Gee

    Based on rare archival material and numerous interviews with practitioners, Art in the North of England 1979-2008 analyses the relation between political and economic changes stemming from the 1980s and artistic developments in the principal cities of the North of England in the late 20th century.…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge
    British Art: Histories and Interpretations since 1700

  • 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

  • Housing Need and the Need for Housing

    1st Edition

    By Richard Fordham, Stephen Finlay, Justin Gardener, Angus Macmillan, Cecilia Muldoon, Geoff Taylor, Gary Welch

    First published in 1998, this book addresses a central issue in housing: that of ‘need’ and how to meet it. Need refers either to individual household circumstances or to the aggregate requirement for new (social and market) housing. The book develops a new policy mechanism to address the present…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Semi-Detached London

    Suburban Development, Life and Transport, 1900-39, 1st Edition

    By Richard J R Kirkby

    Originally published in 1973, Semi-Detached London looks at the great suburban expansion of London between the two world wars. The book covers all aspects of urban history, presenting an authoritative and balanced account of the Great Suburban Age, and the final uninhibited forty years before the…

    Paperback – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

  • Dacca

    A Study in Urban History and Development, 1st Edition

    By Sharif Uddin Ahmed

    Originally published in 1986, this work discusses the development in Dacca of western-style municipal organization and its financial and practical problems and also explores the economic transition of the city after 1840. It is one of the few urban studies which carries through from the ‘old order’…

    Paperback – 2020-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

  • Trading Peasants and Urbanization in Eighteenth-Century Russia

    The Central Industrial Region, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Morrison

    Originally published in 1987, this book is based on research concerned primarily with the Central Industrial Region. It uses archival and published sources, focusing on a category of immigrants which is comparatively well documented in official records - those who enlisted formally in the urban…

    Paperback – 2020-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

  • Patterns of European Urbanisation Since 1500

    1st Edition

    Edited by Henk Schmal

    Originally published in 1981, Patterns of European Urbanisation Since 1500 examines urbanisation in Europe since 1500, paying particular attention to the underlying factors which govern the differentiated process of urbanisation. The book goes on to formulate some of the ways in which these factors…

    Paperback – 2020-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

  • Urban Poverty in Britain 1830-1914

    1st Edition

    By James H. Treble

    First published in 1979, Urban Poverty in Britain 1830-1914 examines the plight of the poor in towns as a direct result of industrialization. This valuable study examines the major causes of poverty – low pay, casual labour, unemployment, sickness, widowhood, large families, old age, drink and…

    Paperback – 2020-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

  • Signs of Change

    Urban Iconographies in San Francisco, 1880-1915, 1st Edition

    By Ron Robin

    Originally published in 1990, Signs of Change assess the people of San Francisco according to their own demonstrative standards through the visual symbols. Special attention is devoted to the visual perceptions of immigrants, those whose senses were not smothered by over-familiarity or protracted…

    Paperback – 2020-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

  • The Design of Urban Manufacturing

    1st Edition

    By Nina Rappaport, Robert N. Lane

    American cities are rediscovering the economic and social value of urban manufacturing. However, urban manufacturing is often invisible and poorly understood in terms of urban design, architecture, and policy. The Design of Urban Manufacturing brings a multidisciplinary approach to a new complex…

    Paperback – 2020-01-29 
    Routledge

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