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  • Gender and Gentrification

    1st Edition

    By Winifred Curran

    This book explores how gentrification often reinforces traditional gender roles and spatial constructions during the process of reshaping the labour, housing, commercial and policy landscapes of the city. It focuses in particular on the impact of gentrification on women and racialized men,…

    Paperback – 2019-07-31 
    Routledge

  • The Millennial City

    Trends, Implications, and Prospects for Urban Planning and Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Markus Moos, Deirdre Pfeiffer, Tara Vinodrai

    Millennials have captured our imaginaries in recent years. The conventional wisdom is that this generation of young adults lives in downtown neighbourhoods near cafes, public transit and other amenities. Yet, this depiction is rarely unpacked nor problematized. Despite some commonalities, the…

    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

  • Sustainable Development Goals Connectivity Dilemma (Open Access)

    Land and Geopsatial Information for Urban and Rural Resilience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Abbas Rajabifard

    The Open Access version of this book, available at https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429290626, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 4.0 license. Large-scale migration from rural to urban areas, and between countries, affects sustainable development…

    Hardback – 2019-07-30 
    CRC Press

  • Places, Affordances, Atmospheres

    A Pathic Aesthetics, 1st Edition

    By Tonino Griffero

    This book offers a diverse understanding and practical approach towards the growing area of atmosphere research, in the context of Philosophy, Geography and Architecture.It begins by tracing back to the model of experience called the 'pathic'. Drawing on the phenomenology of theorists Hermann…

    Hardback – 2019-07-22 
    Routledge
    Ambiances, Atmospheres and Sensory Experiences of Spaces

  • Rio de Janeiro

    Urban Expansion and the Environment, 1st Edition

    Edited by José L. S. Gámez, Zhongjie Lin, Jeffrey S. Nesbit

    Using Rio de Janeiro as the case study city, this book highlights and examines issues surrounding the development of mega-cities in Latin America and beyond. Complex dynamics of urbanization such as mega-event driven development, infrastructure investment, and informal urban expansion are…

    Hardback – 2019-07-17 
    Routledge
    Built Environment City Studies

  • Pragmatic Spatial Planning

    Practial Theory for Professionals, 1st Edition

    By Charles Hoch

    Instead of seeking theory to justify practical professional judgments this book describes how professionals can and should use theory to guide these judgments. Professional spatial planning in the US, and globally, continues to suffer from a weak conceptual grasp of its own practice. Practitioners…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16 
    Routledge

  • Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning 6

    The Right to the City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Silver, Robert Freestone, Christophe Demaziere

    The Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning series offers a selection of some of the best scholarship in urban and regional planning from around the world. The internationally recognized authors of these award-winning papers take up a range of salient issues from the theory and practice of…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16 
    Routledge
    Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning

  • Public Enterprise and Local Place

    New Perspectives on Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    By John Fenwick, Lorraine Johnston

    This book presents the key interactions in local government and public enterprise, drawing together the challenges for local governance in the practice of public entrepreneurship and its response to collaboration, place and place making. Specifically, this book includes the impact of local…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

  • Law and Intangible Cultural Heritage in the City

    1st Edition

    By Sara Gwendolyn Ross

    With disappearing music venues, and arts and culture communities at constant risk of displacement in our urban centers, the preservation of intangible cultural heritage is of growing concern to global cities. This book addresses the role and protection of intangible cultural heritage in the urban…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge

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