Urban Studies Products

  • Rethinking Urban Transitions

    Politics in the Low Carbon City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrés Luque-Ayala, Simon Marvin, Harriet Bulkeley

    Rethinking Urban Transitions provides critical insight for societal and policy debates about the potential and limits of low carbon urbanism. It draws on over a decade of international research, undertaken by scholars across multiple disciplines concerned with analysing and shaping urban…

    Paperback – 2018-03-22
    Routledge

  • The Syntax of City Space

    American Urban Grids, 1st Edition

    By Mark David Major

    Many people see American cities as a radical departure in the history of town planning because of their planned nature based on the geometrical division of the land. However, other cities of the world also began as planned towns with geometric layouts so American cities are not unique. Why did the…

    Paperback – 2018-03-19
    Routledge

  • Everyday Lifestyles and Sustainability

    The Environmental Impact Of Doing The Same Things Differently, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fabricio Chicca, Brenda Vale, Robert Vale

    The impact of humanity on the earth overshoots the earth’s bio-capacity to supply humanity’s needs, meaning that people are living off earth’s capital rather than its income. However, not all countries are equal and this book explores why apparently similar patterns of daily living can lead to…

    Paperback – 2018-03-13
    Routledge

  • Advocacy for Social Change

    Coalitions and the Organizations That Lead Them, 1st Edition

    By Herbert J. Rubin

    This book portrays how small, geographically dispersed, and progressive social change and social service organizations working within a coalition can influence national-level social policies. Based on extensive empirical research on two national organizations and their local affiliates, one…

    Paperback – 2018-03-13
    Routledge
    Solving Social Problems

  • Cities and Sustainability

    A new approach, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Hoornweg

    Cities are the most likely actors to design and bring about lasting sustainability. An agreement among the world’s larger cities is possible, and likely a necessary but insufficient condition to achieve sustainable development. Cities and Sustainability explores the ways in which cities are both…

    Paperback – 2018-03-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Reading Architecture

    Literary Imagination and Architectural Experience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Angeliki Sioli, Yoonchun Jung

    Why write instead of draw when it comes to architecture? Why rely on literary pieces instead of architectural treatises and writings when it comes to the of study buildings and urban environments? Why rely on literary techniques and accounts instead of architectural practices and analysis when it…

    Paperback – 2018-03-05
    Routledge

  • Neoliberal Spatial Governance

    1st Edition

    By Phil Allmendinger

    Neoliberal Spatial Governance explores the changing nature of English town and city planning as it has slowly but clearly transformed. Once a system for regulating and balancing change in the built and natural environments in the public interest, planning now finds itself facilitating…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Modernization, Urbanization and Development in Latin America, 1900s - 2000s

    1st Edition

    By Arturo Almandoz

    In this book Arturo Almandoz places the major episodes of Latin America’s twentieth and early twenty-first century urban history within the changing relationship between industrialization and urbanization, modernization and development. This relationship began in the early twentieth century, when…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Order and Conflict in Public Space

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mattias De Backer, Lucas Melgaço, Georgiana Varna, Francesca Menichelli

    Which public and whose space? The understanding of public space as an arena where individuals can claim full use and access hides a reality of constant negotiation, conflict and surveillance. This collection uses case studies concerning the management, use, and transgression of public space to…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Cities at Risk

    Planning for and Recovering from Natural Disasters, 1st Edition

    By Pierre Filion, Gary Sands

    As levels of urbanization increase around the world, the growing concentrations of population and economic activity increases vulnerability to natural disasters. Interdependencies among urban populations mean that damage to the built environment, including water, sewer and energy infrastructure,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Global Urban Studies

  • Markets, Places, Cities

    1st Edition

    By Kirsten Seale

    Using a transnational analytical framework, this book provides a comprehensive overview of formal and informal markets and place in globalised cities. It examines how urban markets are situated within social, cultural and media discourses, and within material and symbolic economies. The book…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Regulation and Social Control of Incivilities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nina Persak

    The increasing trend and prevalence of incivilities-targeting punitive regulatory measures across Europe raises important issues regarding the legitimacy, effectiveness and impact of such formal social control. Regulation and Social Control of Incivilities addresses the pertinent issues of current…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

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