Urban Studies Products

  • Policy Choice in Local Responses to Climate Change

    A Comparison of Urban Strategies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hubert Heinelt, Wolfram Lamping

    Since the 1990s ‘beliefs’, ‘ideas’ or ‘knowledge’ as well as processes of communicative interactions such as persuasion, argumentation and learning have received increasing attention in social science for the understanding of political changes. This book makes a significant contribution to this…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • In The Post-Urban World

    Emergent Transformation of Cities and Regions in the Innovative Global Economy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tigran Haas, Hans Westlund

    In the last few decades, many global cities and towns have experienced unprecedented economic, social, and spatial structural change. Today, we find ourselves at the juncture between entering a post-urban and a post-political world, both presenting new challenges to our metropolitan regions,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge

  • Sport and Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Benjamin S. Flowers

    Sport and architecture are two elements of contemporary life that have a broad and profound impact on the world around us. The role architecture plays in shaping buildings and societies has occupied historians for centuries. Likewise, the cultural, economic, and political importance of sport is the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Frontiers of Sport

  • Migration, Micro-Business and Tourism in Thailand

    Highlanders in the City, 1st Edition

    By Alexander Trupp

    Visitors to Thailand’s urban and beach-sided tourist hotspots notice the presence of colourful and predominantly female vendors offering self-made and mass-manufactured products. A high percentage of these vendors are members of the highland ethnic minority group of Akha who have become…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Diasporas, Migrations and Mobilities

  • Hierarchy, Information and Power

    Cities as Corporate Command and Control Centers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hongmian Gong

    This book is a collection of selected papers presented in the 2012 annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers in New York honoring James O. Wheeler (1938-2010). The eight papers are informed and inspired by James O. Wheeler's many contributions to urban geography, particularly…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge

  • Protest and Resistance in the Tourist City

    1st Edition

    Edited by Claire Colomb, Johannes Novy

    Across the globe, from established tourist destinations such as Venice or Prague to less traditional destinations in both the global North and South, there is mounting evidence that points to an increasing politicization of the topic of urban tourism. In some cities, residents and other…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • Art and the City

    Worlding the Discussion through a Critical Artscape, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jason Luger, Julie Ren

    Artistic practices have long been disturbing the relationships between art and space. They have challenged the boundaries of performer/spectator, of public/private, introduced intervention and installation, ephemerality and performance, and constantly sought out new modes of distressing…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Making Cultural Cities in Asia

    Mobility, assemblage, and the politics of aspirational urbanism, 1st Edition

    Edited by June Wang, Tim Oakes, Yang Yang

    This book examines the vast and largely uncharted world of cultural/creative city-making in Asia. It explores the establishment of policy models and practices against the backdrop of a globalizing world, and considers the dynamic relationship between powerful actors and resources that impact Asian…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Place-making and Urban Development

    New challenges for contemporary planning and design, 1st Edition

    By Pier Carlo Palermo, Davide Ponzini

    The regeneration of critical urban areas through the redesign of public space with the intense involvement of local communities seems to be the central focus of place-making according to some widespread practices in academic and professional circles. Recently, new expertise maintains that…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • The London Olympics and Urban Development

    The Mega-Event City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gavin Poynter, Valerie Viehoff, Yang Li

    As London sought to use the Olympics to achieve an ambitious programme of urban renewal in the relatively socially deprived East London it attracted global attention and sparked debate. This book provides an in-depth study of the transformation of East London as a result of the 2012 Summer Olympic…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Plants and Human Conflict

    1st Edition

    By Eran Pichersky

    Perhaps the least appreciated dramatis personae in human history are plants. Humans, like all other animals, cannot produce their own food as plants do through photosynthesis, and must therefore acquire organic material for survival and growth by eating plants or by eating other animals that eat…

    Paperback – 2018-08-13
    CRC Press

  • Amman: Gulf Capital, Identity, and Contemporary Megaprojects

    1st Edition

    By Majd Musa

    Gulf capital flows to Amman, Jordan, in the early twenty-first century and the investment of this capital in large-scale urban developments have significantly transformed the city’s built environment. Therefore, to understand urban transformation in Amman during this period it is important to…

    Paperback – 2018-08-09
    Routledge

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