Urban Studies Products

  • Urban Heritage in Divided Cities

    Contested Pasts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mirjana Ristic, Sybille Frank

    Urban Heritage in Divided Cities explores the role of contested urban heritage in mediating, subverting and overcoming sociopolitical conflict in divided cities. Investigating various examples of transformations of urban heritage around the world, the book analyses the spatial, social and political…

    Paperback – 2019-09-17 
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

  • Squatters in the Capitalist City

    Housing, Justice, and Urban Politics, 1st Edition

    By Miguel Martinez

    To date, there has been no comprehensive analysis of the disperse research on the squatters’ movement in Europe. In Squatters in the Capitalist City, Miguel A. Martínez presents a critical review of the current research on squatting and of the historical development of the movements in European…

    Paperback – 2019-09-16 
    Routledge
    Housing and Society Series

  • Construction Health and Safety in Developing Countries

    1st Edition

    Edited by Patrick Manu, Fidelis Emuze, Tarcisio Abreu Saurin, Bonaventura Hadikusumo

    The global construction sector is infamous for high levels of injuries, accidents, fatalities and poor health and well-being of its workforce. While this record appears in both developed and developing countries, the situation is worse in developing countries, where major spending on infrastructure…

    Hardback – 2019-09-12 
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • Transformative Ground

    A Field Guide to the Post-Industrial Landscape, 1st Edition

    By Ross Mclean

    Aimed at students and instructors, alongside practitioners and researchers, in landscape architecture and its allied disciplinary fields, this book provides the reader with a clear framework of theoretical and practical considerations for interpreting and designing post-industrial landscapes. One…

    Paperback – 2019-09-10 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Crime in Villages-in-the-City in China

    A Social and Behavioural Approach, 1st Edition

    By Zhanguo Liu, T. Wing Lo

    Rapid urbanization of economic zones in China has resulted in a special social phenomenon: "villages-in-the-city". Underdeveloped villages are absorbed during the expansion of urban areas, while retaining their rustic characteristics. Due to the rural characteristics of these areas, social security…

    Hardback – 2019-09-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Behavioural Sciences

  • The Political Economy of Government Subsidised Housing in South Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Okem, Sithembiso Lindelihle Myeni

    This book unpacks the political economy of government subsidised housing programmes in South Africa. Exploring government policy towards subsidised housing in South Africa, this edited collection analyses various programmes, their shortcomings and potential options to address these weaknesses in…

    Hardback – 2019-09-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Political Economy of Africa

  • Civic Spaces and Desire

    1st Edition

    Edited by Charles Drozynski, Diana Beljaars

    Civic Spaces and Desire presents an original and critical appraisal of civic spaces for a novel theoretical intersection of architecture and human geography. The authors address civic spaces that embody a strong moral code, such as a remembrance park or a casino in various places in the UK, Europe,…

    Paperback – 2019-08-30 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of People and Place in the 21st-Century City

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Bishop, Nancy Marshall

    Increasing urbanisation and increasing urban density put enormous pressure on the relationships between people and place in cities. Built environment professionals must pay attention to the impact of people-place relationships in small to large scale urban initiatives. A small playground in a…

    Hardback – 2019-08-29 
    Routledge

  • Collaborative Environmental Governance Frameworks

    A Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    By Timothy Gieseke

    This book takes a practical approach to understanding and describing collaborative governance for resolving environmental problems. It introduces a new collaborative governance assessment model and recognizes that collaborations are a natural result of organizations converging around complex issues…

    Paperback – 2019-08-29 
    CRC Press

  • Young Adults in Urban China and Taiwan

    Aspirations, Expectations, and Life Choices, 1st Edition

    By Désirée Remmert

    This book compares aspirations and life-choices among educated young adults in urban China and Taiwan. As two places that share a cultural heritage but very different political and economic systems, it assesses how the socioeconomic and political trajectories of China and Taiwan have influenced…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

  • Eventscapes

    Transforming Place, Space and Experiences, 1st Edition

    By Graham Brown

    Eventscapes: Transforming Place, Space and Experiences directly examines the interrelation between events’ simultaneous dependence on and transformation of the places in which they are held. This event-environment nexus is analyzed through a variety of international case studies including…

    Paperback – 2019-08-27 
    Routledge

  • The Logic of Violence

    An Ethnography of Dublin's Illegal Drug Trade, 1st Edition

    By Brendan Marsh

    Violence is widely associated with illegal drug markets, and is one of the features that can differentiate illegal capitalism from legitimate business. This book explores the perceived causes and functions of violence in an illegal drug market in Dublin City, Ireland. Understanding why violence…

    Hardback – 2019-08-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

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