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  • Defining the Urban and Rural

    1st Edition

    By Valentina Cattivelli

    In recent years, new definitions of cities and countries and the regions within them have emerged. In particular, how a region comes to be considered as ‘rural’ or ‘urban’ or somewhere in between has been a subject of some debate. This has led to a drive to seek new territorial classification…

    Hardback – 2020-02-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Geographies of the Internet

    1st Edition

    Edited by Barney Warf

    This book offers a comprehensive overview of recent research on the internet, emphasizing its spatial dimensions, geospatial applications, and the numerous social and geographic implications such as the digital divide and the mobile internet. Written by leading scholars in the field, the book…

    Hardback – 2020-01-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Gendering Smart Mobilities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tanu Priya Uteng, Hilda Rømer Christensen, Lena Levin

    This book considers gender perspectives on the implementation of digital technologies and smart solutions to effectively provide ‘mobility for all’ in urban spaces while attending to the agenda of creating green and inclusive cities. It deals with the conceptualization, design, planning and…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Transport and Mobility

  • Smart Cities and Connected Intelligence

    Platforms, Ecosystems and Network Effects, 1st Edition

    By Nicos Komninos

    Internet and world-wide-web platforms, big data analytics, software, social media and civic technologies allow for the creation of smart ecosystems in which connected intelligence emerges and disruptive social and eco-innovation flourishes. This book focuses on three grand challenges that matter…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Urban Renewal in India

    Accommodating people, ideas and lifeworlds in Mumbai's redeveloping chawls, 1st Edition

    By Pablo Holwitt

    This book interrogates contemporary processes of neoliberal urban renewal in the Global South by studying the model of chawl-redevelopment in Mumbai, India. The model of chawl-redevelopment is used to address questions surrounding contemporary urban renewal. Focusing on attempts to redevelop Mumbai…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Co-housing in Europe (Open Access)

    Towards Sustainable Cities?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pernilla Hagbert, Henrik Gutzon Larsen, Hakan Thorn, Cathrin Wasshede

    This book investigates co-housing as an alternative housing form in relation to sustainable urban development. Co-housing is often lauded as a more sustainable way of living. The primary aim of this book is to critically explore co-housing in the context of wider social, economic, political and…

    Hardback – 2019-12-16 
    Routledge

  • Irish Housing Design 1950 – 1980

    Out of the Ordinary, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian Ward, Michael Pike, Gary Boyd

    This book examines the architectural design of housing projects in Ireland from the mid-twentieth century. This period represented a high point in the construction of the Welfare State project where the idea that architecture could and should shape and define community and social life was not yet…

    Hardback – 2019-12-12 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Crime, Bodies and Space

    Towards an Ethical Approach to Urban Policies in the Information Age, 1st Edition

    By Miriam Tedeschi

    With cities increasingly following rigid rules for designing out crime and producing spaces under surveillance, this book asks how information shapes bodies, space, and, ultimately, policymaking. In recent years, public spaces have changed in Western countries, with the urban realm becoming an…

    Hardback – 2019-12-04 
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Law, Sensory Experience and Urban Space

    The Making of the Regular City, 1st Edition

    By Rebecca Goodbourn

    As many western countries are increasing their legal regulation and surveillance of public spaces, this book offers new ways of thinking about and addressing urban inhabitation, by showing how particular understandings of the world become entrenched through physical and sensory experience.…

    Hardback – 2019-12-01 
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • American Colonisation and the City Beautiful

    Filipinos and Planning in the Philippines, 1916-35, 1st Edition

    By Ian Morley

    American Colonisation and the City Beautiful explores the history of city planning and the evolution of the built environment in the Philippines between 1916 and 1935. In so doing, it highlights the activities of the Bureau of Public Works’ Division of Architecture as part of Philippine national…

    Hardback – 2019-11-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Spatial Justice in the City

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sophie Watson

    In the context of increasing division and segregation in cities across the world, along with pressing concerns around austerity, environmental degradation, homelessness, violence, and refugees, this book pursues a multidisciplinary approach to spatial justice in the city. Spatial justice has been…

    Hardback – 2019-11-14 
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • The Rise and Fall of London’s Ringways, 1943-1973

    1st Edition

    By Michael Dnes

    Urban motorways are among the greatest – and least forgiven – legacies of post-war planning in Britain. Ringways explores the genesis, development and collapse of London’s controversial plans for nearly 500 miles of highways, to understand why such ambitious and unlamented programmes gained…

    Hardback – 2019-11-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Urban History

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