Urban Studies Products

  • Urban Politics

    Cities and Suburbs in a Global Age, 10th Edition

    By Myron Levine

    Urban Politics blends the most insightful classic and current political science and related literature with current issues in urban affairs. The book’s integrative theme is ‘power,’ demonstrating that the study of urban politics requires an analysist to look beyond the formal institutions and…

    Paperback – 2019-08-13 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of International Planning Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nancey Green Leigh, Steven P French, Subhrajit Guhathakurta, Bruce Stiftel

    The Routledge Handbook of International Planning Education is the first comprehensive handbook with a unique focus on planning education. Comparing approaches to the delivery of planning education by three major planning education accreditation bodies in the United States, Australia, and the United…

    Hardback – 2019-08-09 
    Routledge

  • Urban Policy in Latin America

    Towards the Sustainable Development Goals?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Cohen, Maria Carrizosa, Margarita Gutman

    This book evaluates the impact of 20 years of urban policies in six Latin American countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Mexico. It argues that evaluating the fulfillment of past commitments is essential for framing and meeting the new commitments that were taken in Habitat III…

    Hardback – 2019-08-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Aquaculture Landscapes

    Fish Farming and the Public Realm, 1st Edition

    By Michael Ezban

    Aquaculture Landscapes explores the landscape architecture of farms, reefs, parks, and cities that are designed to entwine the lives of fish and humans. In the twenty-first century, aquaculture’s contribution to the supply of fish for human consumption exceeds that of wild-caught fish for the…

    Hardback – 2019-08-08 
    Routledge

  • Mediterranean Migration and the Labour Markets

    Policies for Growth and Social Development in the Mediterranean Area, 1st Edition

    Edited by Salvatore Capasso, Eugenia Ferragina

    This book focuses on issues that are relevant for the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership. The depth and the extension of the current political crisis in the area have changed the perspectives of conventional Euro-Mediterranean integration policies. The book provides the grounds for new patterns of…

    Hardback – 2019-08-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Labour Economics

  • Transnational Regions in Historical Perspective

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marten Boon, Hein A M Klemann, Ben Wubs

    National competitiveness has become a misnomer, as competitiveness is increasingly understood as a regional phenomenon and regions are not confined to the boundaries of the nation state. This book focusses on the port of Rotterdam and its hinterland – i.e. the Lower Rhine and the Ruhr area. A…

    Hardback – 2019-08-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Near Eastern Cities from Alexander to the Successors of Muhammad

    1st Edition

    By Walter D. Ward

    Near Eastern Cities from Alexander to the Successors of Muhammad compares the evolution of several cities in the Near East from the time of Alexander the Great until the beginning of the Islamic 'Abbasid Dynasty. This volume examines both archaeological remains and literary sources to explain the…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge
    Studies in the History of the Ancient Near East

  • Gender, Space and City Bankers

    1st Edition

    By Helen Longlands

    Gendered processes of globalisation, transnationalisation and urbanisation are increasing local and global inequalities and widening the gap between the rich and poor. The global finance industry plays a key role in these processes, directing its operations from local command points in global…

    Hardback – 2019-07-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Smart Cities

    1st Edition

    By Vanessa Ratten

    There has been increased emphasis on smart cities due to the economic, environmental and technological shifts that have impacted on society. This book focuses on how cities are becoming smarter, more innovative and entrepreneurial due to the increased pressures placed on them from…

    Paperback – 2019-07-31 
    Routledge

  • Theories of Culture

    1st Edition

    By Arnold Groh

    This authoritative but concise guide describes the most significant cultural theories of the 20th and 21st centuries and their originators, as well as the links between them and their mutual influences. Exploring ideas around what culture is, when and why cultures change over time, and whether…

    Paperback – 2019-07-30 
    Routledge

  • Place Brand Formation and Local Identities

    1st Edition

    By Staci M. Zavattaro

    This innovative book explores micro-level neighborhood branding and the creation of distinct local identities in neighborhoods. It begins by situating place branding literature at the neighborhood level and then gives consideration to what the core components of a neighborhood brand might be. It…

    Hardback – 2019-07-30 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Urban Forestry

    1st Edition

    Edited by Francesco Ferrini, Cecil C. Konijnendijk van den Bosch, Alessio Fini

    More than half the world's population now lives in cities. Creating sustainable, healthy and aesthetic urban environments is therefore a major policy goal and research agenda. This comprehensive handbook provides a global overview of the state of the art and science of urban forestry. It describes…

    Paperback – 2019-07-30 
    Routledge

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