Urban Studies Products

  • Rebuilding Afghanistan in Times of Crisis

    A Global Response, 1st Edition

    Edited by Adenrele Awotona

    Rebuilding Afghanistan in Times of Crisis provides academics and researchers interested in planning, urbanism and conflict studies with a multidisciplinary, international assessment of the reconstruction and foreign aid efforts in Afghanistan. The book draws together expert contributions from…

    Hardback – 2019-06-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Routledge Handbook on Middle East Cities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Haim Yacobi, Mansour Nasasra

    Presenting the current debate about cities in the Middle East from Sana’a, Beirut and Jerusalem to Cairo, Marrakesh and Gaza, the book explores urban planning and policy, migration, gender and identity as well as politics and economics of urban settings in the region. This handbook moves beyond…

    Hardback – 2019-06-26 
    Routledge

  • Pseudo-Public Spaces in Chinese Shopping Malls

    Rise, Publicness and Consequences, 1st Edition

    By Yiming Wang

    Shopping malls in China create a new pseudo-public urban space which is under the control of private or quasi-public power structure. As they are open for public use, mediated by the co-mingling of private property rights and public meanings of urban space, the rise, publicness and consequences of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Complex Real Property Rights Series

  • No Little Plans

    How Government Built America’s Wealth and Infrastructure, 1st Edition

    By Ian Wray

    Is planning for America anathema to the pursuit of life, liberty and happiness? Is it true, as ideologues like Friedrich Von Hayek, Milton Friedman, and Ayn Rand have claimed, that planning leads to dictatorship, that the state is wholly destructive, and that prosperity is owed entirely to the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-21 
    Routledge
    Planning, History and Environment Series

  • Real Estate in South Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Prashant Das, Ramya Aroul, Julia Freybote

    This book provides insights into commercial and residential real estate markets in one of the world’s fastest growing regions: South Asia. Despite being the growth leader of the future, South Asia is among the "least integrated" regions with a large need for real-estate-specific information and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Real Estate Markets Series

  • Entrepreneurship and Global Cities

    Diversity, Opportunity and Cosmopolitanism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nikolai Mouraviev, Nada K. Kakabadse

    Global cities with a largely cosmopolitan environment, such as Auckland, Berlin, Dubai, London, New York, Shanghai or Singapore, are successfully developing and attracting entrepreneurs from all over the world. This book elucidates the policy approaches related to the formation of the cosmopolitan…

    Hardback – 2019-06-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Entrepreneurship

  • The New Urban Sociology

    6th Edition

    By Mark Gottdiener, Randolph Hohle, Colby King

    Widely recognized as a groundbreaking text, The New Urban Sociology is a broad and expert introduction to urban sociology that is both relevant and accessible to students. Organized around an integrated paradigm, the sociospatial perspective, this text examines the role played by social factors…

    Paperback – 2019-06-17 
    Routledge

  • Spatial Complexity in Urban Design Research

    Graph Visualization Tools for Communities and their Contexts, 1st Edition

    By Jamie O’Brien

    This book offers state-of-the-art ‘tools for thinking’ for urban designers, planners and decision-makers. Thematically it focuses on the contexts of problems in urban design and places community spaces at the heart of urban design research. The book provides practicable tools for network modelling…

    Hardback – 2019-06-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Urban Environments for Healthy Ageing

    A Global Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna P Lane

    Around the world, researchers, policy makers, and practitioners are working to ensure cities and communities are prepared for the challenges and opportunities of aged and highly urbanised populations. Bringing together stakeholders from Asia, Australia, Europe, and North America, this book presents…

    Hardback – 2019-06-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Arte Ambientale, Urban Space, and Participatory Art

    1st Edition

    By Martina Tanga

    Working in 1970s Italy, a group of artists—namely Ugo La Pietra, Maurizio Nannucci, Francesco Somaini, Mauro Staccioli, Franco Summa, and Franco Vaccari—sought new spaces to create and exhibit art. Looking beyond the gallery, they generated sculptural, conceptual, and participatory interventions,…

    Hardback – 2019-06-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Street Fights in Copenhagen

    Bicycle and Car Politics in a Green Mobility City, 1st Edition

    By Jason Henderson, Natalie Marie Gulsrud

    With 29 percent of all trips made by bicycle, Copenhagen is considered a model of green transport. This book considers the underlying political conditions that enabled cycling to appeal to such a wide range of citizens in Copenhagen and asks how this can be replicated elsewhere. Despite Copenhagen’…

    Paperback – 2019-06-07 
    Routledge
    Advances in Urban Sustainability

  • Challenges to Political Decision-making

    Dealing with Information Overload, Ignorance and Contested Knowledge, 1st Edition

    By Hubert Heinelt

    This book analyses the ability of individuals to create meaning through communicative interaction and of what seems to constrain and enable actors in taking collectively binding political decisions. The book examines why, in some contexts, individuals consider something as evident and relevant for…

    Hardback – 2019-06-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

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