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  • Technology and the City

    Systems, applications and implications, 1st Edition

    By Tan Yigitcanlar

    The interplay between smart urban technologies and city development is a relatively uncharted territory. Technology and the City aims to fill that gap, exploring the growing importance of smart technologies and systems in contemporary cities, and providing an in-depth understanding of both…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • People, Places and Policy (Open Access)

    Knowing contemporary Wales through new localities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Jones, Scott Orford, Victoria Macfarlane

    The Open Access version of this book, available at www.tandfebooks.com, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 3.0 license.Set within the context of UK devolution and constitutional change, People, Places and Policy offers important and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Skills and Cities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sako Musterd, Marco Bontje, Jan Rouwendal

    Creative industries have become fundamental in signalling the economic wellbeing of cities and urban regions. Workers who are attracted to the sector tend to have strong preferences when it comes to the neighbourhoods they want to live in, with factors such as job availability and urban amenities…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Socio-Economic Segregation in European Capital Cities

    East meets West, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tiit Tammaru, Szymon Marcińczak, Maarten van Ham, Sako Musterd

    Growing inequalities in Europe are a major challenge threatening the sustainability of urban communities and the competiveness of European cities. While the levels of socio-economic segregation in European cities are still modest compared to some parts of the world, the poor are increasingly…

    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

  • Urban Transformations

    Geographies of Renewal and Creative Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Wise, Julie Clark

    Economic restructuring and demographic change have in recent years placed much strain on urban areas with the effects falling disproportionately on neighbourhoods that were previously underpinned by industry and manufacturing. This has presented policy makers and city planners with a binary choice:…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Role of Art and Culture for Regional and Urban Resilience

    1st Edition

    Edited by Philip Cooke, Luciana Lazzeretti

    This book analyses the influence of art and culture as an engine to promote the resilience of regional and urban economies. Under a multidiscplinary perspective, the book examines the contribution of some creative regions and cities as places in which processes of transformation, innovation and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Political Economy of Capital Cities

    1st Edition

    By Heike Mayer, Fritz Sager, David Kaufmann, Martin Warland

    Capital cities that are not the dominant economic centers of their nations – so-called ‘secondary capital cities’ (SCCs) – tend to be overlooked in the fields of economic geography and political science. Yet, capital cities play an important role in shaping the political, economic, social and…

    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

  • Explorations in Urban and Regional Dynamics

    A case study in complexity science, 1st Edition

    By Joel Dearden, Alan Wilson

    The task of modelling the evolution of cities – the dynamics – is one of the major challenges of the social sciences. This book presents mathematical and computer models of urban and regional dynamics and shows how advances in computer visualisation provide new insights. Models of non-linear…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Empirical and Institutional Dimensions of Smart Specialisation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Philip McCann, Frank van Oort, John Goddard

    Smart specialisation is the new policy approach to the development of regional innovation systems across Europe and it involves fostering innovative and entrepreneurial initiatives which are well tailored to the local context. The different technologies, skills profiles, business activities,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Green Infrastructure

    Current Debates for Policy, Practice and Implementation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ian C. Mell

    Our understandings of the landscapes around us are constantly changing. How we interact with, manage and value these spaces is important, as it helps us to ensure we live in attractive, functional and sustainable places. Green Infrastructure planning is the current ‘go-to’ approach in landscape…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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