Urban Studies Products

  • Between Bohemia and Suburbia

    Boburbia in the USA, 1st Edition

    By William J. Weston

    This book identifies a distinctive kind of urban neighborhood that is on the rise throughout the USA, the dense, walkable, mixed-use bourgeois-bohemian suburb or the "boburb." It looks at case studies of areas to live in Louisville, Kentucky. Based on scores of interviews with college…

    Hardback – 2019-04-18
    Routledge
    Questioning Cities

  • The Human Rights City

    New York, San Francisco, Barcelona, 1st Edition

    By Michele Grigolo

    We are used to thinking of human rights as a matter for state governments to deal with. Much less investigated is the question of what cities do with them, even though urban communities and municipalities have been discussing human rights for quite some time. In this volume, Grigolo borrows…

    Hardback – 2019-04-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Public Participation in African Constitutionalism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tania Abbiate, Markus Böckenförde, Veronica Federico

    During the last decade of the 20th century, Africa has been marked by a "constitutional wind" which has blown across the continent giving impetus to constitutional reforms designed to introduce constitutionalism and good governance. One of the main features of these processes has been the promotion…

    Paperback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

  • Supported Housing

    Past, Present and Future, 1st Edition

    By Yoric Irving-Clarke

    This book covers the history of supported housing provision in the context of the broader political and theoretical considerations of the time in which the respective policies were being implemented. The book takes an historical perspective using path dependency as an analytical framework.…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Housing and Philosophy

  • Balkanization and Global Politics

    Remaking Cities and Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Nikolina Bobic

    Ever-increasingly, countries, states and regions are voicing a desire to be autonomous through a process of balkanization. This book explores the historical emergence, interdisciplinary application and current sociospatial reasons why more places are seeking self-governance around the world. The…

    Hardback – 2019-04-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Migrant Housing

    Architecture, Dwelling, Migration, 1st Edition

    By Mirjana Lozanovska

    Migrant Housing, the latest book by author Mirjana Lozanovska, examines the house as the architectural construct in the processes of migration. Housing is pivotal to any migration story, with studies showing that migrant participation in the adaptation or building of houses provides…

    Hardback – 2019-04-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Temporary Cities

    Resisting Transience in Arabia, 1st Edition

    By Yasser Elsheshtawy

    Are Arab Gulf cities, the likes of Dubai, Abu Dhabi or Doha, on their way to extinction? Is their fate obsolescence? Or, are they the model for our urban future? Can a city whose very existence is predicated on an imported labour force who build and operate these gleaming urban centres remain a…

    Hardback – 2019-04-10
    Routledge
    Planning, History and Environment Series

  • Urban Life in Kingston Jamaica

    The Culture and Class Ideology of Two Neighborhoods, 1st Edition

    By Diane J. Austin

    This book, first published in 1984, recounts the daily life, the politics, religion and leisure pursuits of Jamaicans in working- and middle-class Kingston. The study is based upon the author’s observations of life in Selton Town and Vermount, two neighborhoods of Kingston, between 1971 and 1982.…

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

  • The Elderly in Poor Urban Neighborhoods

    1st Edition

    By Valerie Slaughter Brown

    First published in 1997. Considerable research has been done to identify neighbourhood influences on children’s affective states, motivation, and behaviour. This population, along with the elderly, are the nation’s largest dependent groups. In contrast, little research has been done to determine…

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

  • Identity and Poverty

    Defining a Sense of Self among Urban Adolescents, 1st Edition

    By Laura DeHaan, Shelley MacDermid

    This book, first published in 1996, examines an important developmental transition: the formation of identity, as well as the influence that having a well-developed identity may have, on a sample of adolescents living in urban Chicago. This study proposes that identity commitment, exploration, and…

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

  • Development and the Rural-Urban Divide

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Harriss, Mick Moore

    First published in 1984. It is widely acknowledged that rural-urban differences and interrelationships play an important role in the development process. Some theorists believe they are a primary cause of continuing poverty in poor nations. This volume of essays summarises and appraises theories of…

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

  • Urban Deprivation and the Inner City

    1st Edition

    Edited by Colin Jones

    Originally published in 1979. Phenomena such as high levels of unemployment, decaying and vandalised council estates, poor educational achievements by schoolchildren and the population decline in inner cities are just some of the problems challenged by this important work. The contributors from…

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

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