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  • Housing Need and the Need for Housing

    1st Edition

    By Richard Fordham, Stephen Finlay, Justin Gardener, Angus Macmillan, Cecilia Muldoon, Geoff Taylor, Gary Welch

    First published in 1998, this book addresses a central issue in housing: that of ‘need’ and how to meet it. Need refers either to individual household circumstances or to the aggregate requirement for new (social and market) housing. The book develops a new policy mechanism to address the present…

    Hardback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Contested Holy Cities

    The Urban Dimension of Religious Conflicts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Dumper

    Examining contestation and conflict management within holy cities, this book provides both an overview and a range of options available to those concerned with this increasingly urgent phenomenon. In cities in India, the Balkans and the Mediterranean, we can see examples where religion plays a…

    Hardback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics

  • The Governance of Urban Green Spaces in the EU

    Social innovation and civil society, 1st Edition

    By Judith Schicklinski

    Across European cities the use of urban space is controversial and subject to diverging interests. On the one hand citizens are increasingly aware of the necessity for self-organising to reclaim green spaces. On the other hand local authorities have started to involve citizens in the governance of…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge

  • Local Participatory Governance and Representative Democracy

    Institutional Dilemmas in European Cities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nils Hertting, Clarissa Kugelberg

    Over the past few decades and throughout the world, numerous government-initiated experiments and attempts at directly engaging and including citizens have emerged as remedies for a variety of problems faced by modern democracies, including political disaffection and insufficient capacity to deal…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge

  • Local Action on Climate Change

    Opportunities and Constraints, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susie Moloney, Hartmut Fünfgeld, Mikael Granberg

    There is growing interest in analysing the role and effectiveness of the local scale in responding to the global challenge of climate change. However, while accounts of urban climate change governance are growing, there is now a real need for further conceptual and empirical work to better…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge

  • Inside the City

    A Guide to London as a Financial Centre, 1st Edition

    By William M Clarke

    Originally published in 1979, Inside the City looks at The City of London as one of the important financial centres in the world. The book provides an interesting insight into the City as a major centre of international banking, asking key questions such as, how long the city can last as a major…

    Paperback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Financial Markets

  • Capital City

    London as a Finacial Centre, 1st Edition

    By Hamish McRae, Frances Cairncross

    Originally published in 1985, Capital City: London as a Financial Centre proves in depth analytical description of the financial institutions of the City of London. The book describes in detail the operations of the banks, the stock market, the insurance world and other bodies that make up the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Financial Markets

  • Design Research for Urban Landscapes

    Theories and Methods, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Prominski, Hille Seggern

    Within the spatial design disciplines, research through design as a tool and practice has often been neglected. This book provides a much-needed companion to the theories, methods and processes involved in using design-based research in landscape, architecture and urban design. Aimed specifically…

    Paperback – 2019-05-28
    Routledge

  • Planning Singapore

    The Experimental City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Hamnett, Belinda Yuen

    Two hundred years ago, Sir Stamford Raffles established the modern settlement of Singapore with the intent of seeing it become ‘a great commercial emporium and fulcrum’. But by the time independence was achieved in 1965, the city faced daunting problems of housing shortage, slums and high…

    Hardback – 2019-05-27
    Routledge
    Planning, History and Environment Series

  • The Protected Vista

    An Intellectual and Cultural History, 1st Edition

    By Tom Brigden

    The Protected Vista draws a historical lineage from the eighteenth-century picturesque to present-day planning policy, highlighting how the values embedded within familiar views have developed over time through appropriation by diverse groups for cultural and political purposes. The book examines…

    Hardback – 2019-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architectural Conservation and Historic Preservation

  • Traces of a Mobile Field

    Ten Years of Mobilities Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by James R Faulconbridge, Allison Hui

    This agenda-setting collection critically reflects upon a decade of contributions to the social scientific ‘mobilities turn’ in order to propose new trajectories for the future of this interdisciplinary research field. The chapters are all exemplars of how the past decade of research has opened up…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge

  • Ethnic Spatial Segregation in European Cities

    1st Edition

    By Hans Skifter Andersen

    This book provides the first in depth interpretation of how to understand the causes of ethnic residential segregation across Western European countries and the USA. In many countries, ethnic minorities have obtained low quality housing and may be concentrated in certain parts of cities. This book…

    Hardback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

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