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  • The Uncertain Future of the Urban Core

    1st Edition

    By Christopher M. Law

    Originally published in 1988. Inner city problems in advanced countries are being exacerbated by the decentralisation of economic activities and higher income groups. Only offices and tourism offer some prospects of growth, but these vary in their potential from one city to another. This book…

    Paperback – 2019-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Urban Studies

    A Canadian Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by N. H. Lithwick, Gilles Paquet

    This study, first published in 1968, was one of the first books on Canada’s urban development, bringing together the viewpoints of professionals who had studied various aspects of city growth – economic, social, geographic, political. The book demonstrates the effectiveness and potential of the…

    Paperback – 2019-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Group Work with Suburbia's Children

    Difference, Acceptance, and Belonging, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Malekoff

    This collection of articles, first published in 1991, attempts to describe life in the suburbs from diverse vantage points, to evoke a feeling of what life is like for some of the children and their families living in these communities and to demonstrate the practice and value of group work within…

    Paperback – 2019-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • An Introduction to Urban Geography

    1st Edition

    By John R. Short

    This book, first published in 1984, is an attempt to make students aware of the variety in the urban condition and to introduce them to some of the relationships operating between space and society. From the broad aim of seeking to show the relationship between urbanism and society flows a number…

    Paperback – 2019-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Urban and Rural Change in West Germany

    1st Edition

    Edited by Trevor Wild

    Originally published in 1983. Attention is focused in this book on the principal functional, spatial and morphological changes which had taken place within West Germany’s uniquely arranged mosaic of cities, towns and intervening rural areas during the postwar period. The topics covered here have…

    Paperback – 2019-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Land Use and Urban Form

    The Consumption Theory of Land Rent, 1st Edition

    By Grant Ian Thrall

    Originally published in 1987. The Consumption Theory of Land Rent or CTLR is a comprehensive model of the urban landscape developed by Grant Ian Thrall. Working from the basic idea that the same underlying processes account for the spatial structure of all places, Thrall shows how CTLR can be used…

    Paperback – 2019-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • The Future of Urban Form

    The Impact of New Technology, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Brotchie, Peter Newton, Peter Hall, Peter Nijkamp

    This book, first published in 1985, explores the ways in which the editors and contributors predicted the urban system, shaped by emerging technologies, would look like, both nationally and internationally. The technological changes covered include automation in the secondary sector, the effects of…

    Paperback – 2019-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Slum Clearance

    The Social and Administrative Context in England and Wales, 1st Edition

    By John English, Ruth Madigan, Peter Norman

    Originally published in 1976. Slum clearance is a particularly significant process because it places the ordinary citizen in a state of extreme dependence on his local authority. The local authority not only destroys his existing environment but controls access to a replacement council house. This…

    Paperback – 2019-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Basic Needs and the Urban Poor

    The Provision of Communal Services, 1st Edition

    Edited by P. J. Richards, A. M. Thomson

    Originally published in 1984. The diverse problems suffered by the urban poor in Asia and the means by which their welfare levels can be raised are investigated comprehensively in this study. All chapters, written by specialists, deal with a particular subject but the general theme remains that the…

    Paperback – 2019-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Urban Problems in Western Europe

    An Economic Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Paul C. Cheshire, Dennis G. Hay

    This major study, first published in 1989, examines Western Europe’s urban problems in unprecedented breadth and depth. It is a synthesis of research which had three main aims: to establish an informed view of the state of urban Europe in the most systematic and consistent way possible; to…

    Paperback – 2019-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Trends and Issues in Housing in Asia

    Coming of an Age, 1st Edition

    Edited by Urmi Sengupta, Annapurna Shaw

    This book offers a comprehensive overview of current housing practices across Asian cities based on facts and trends in the market. For many countries in Asia, the future of housing is now. This future is closely linked to successful theoretical advancement and policy practice in housing studies.…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge India
    Cities and the Urban Imperative

  • Urbanization with Chinese Characteristics: The Hukou System and Migration

    1st Edition

    By Kam Wing Chan

    Many agree that rapid urbanization in China in the late 20th and early 21st centuries is a mega process significantly reshaping China and the global economy. China’s urbanization also carries a certain mystique, which has long fascinated generations of scholars and journalists alike. As it has…

    Paperback – 2019-03-22
    Routledge

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