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  • Gender and Gentrification

    1st Edition

    By Winifred Curran

    This book explores how gentrification often reinforces traditional gender roles and spatial constructions during the process of reshaping the labour, housing, commercial and policy landscapes of the city. It focuses in particular on the impact of gentrification on women and racialized men,…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • The Millennial City

    Trends, Implications, and Prospects for Urban Planning and Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Markus Moos, Deirdre Pfeiffer, Tara Vinodrai

    Millennials have captured our imaginaries in recent years. The conventional wisdom is that this generation of young adults lives in downtown neighbourhoods near cafes, public transit and other amenities. Yet, this depiction is rarely unpacked nor problematized. Despite some commonalities, the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge
    Global Urban Studies

  • Policing the 2012 London Olympics

    Legacy and Social Exclusion, 1st Edition

    By Gary Armstrong, Richard Giulianotti, Dick Hobbs

    The summer Olympic Games are renowned for producing the world’s biggest single-city cultural event. While the Olympics and other sport mega-events have received growing levels of academic investigation from a variety of disciplinary approaches, relatively little is known about how such occasions…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

  • Critical Urban Theory, Common Property, and “the Political”

    Desire and Drive in the City, 1st Edition

    By Dan Webb

    Dan Webb explores an undervalued topic in the formal discipline of Political Theory (and political science, more broadly): the urban as a level of political analysis and political struggles in urban space. Because the city and urban space is so prominent in other critical disciplines, most notably,…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Pathways for our Cities and Regions

    Planning within Planetary Boundaries, 1st Edition

    By Barbara Norman

    In an urbanizing world, the majority of people live in urban settlements predominantly on the coastal edge. Focus has historically been on people, place and the challenges and opportunities of living with global change, and academic attention has largely been on sustainability science or…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • The African Metropolis

    Struggles over Urban Space, Citizenship, and Rights to the City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Bisola Falola

    On a planet where urbanization is rapidly expanding, nowhere is the growth more pronounced than in cities of the global South, and in particular, Africa. African metropolises are harbingers of the urban challenges that lie ahead as societies grapple with the fractured social, economic, and…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge
    Global Africa

  • Understanding the City through its Margins

    Pluridisciplinary Perspectives from Case Studies in Africa, Asia and the Middle East, 1st Edition

    Edited by André Chappatte, Ulrike Freitag, Nora Lafi

    Cities the world over and in particular developing countries suffer from uneven development and inequality. This is often coupled with the view that these inequalities constitute unfortunate anomalies. In contrast, this edited volume draws out the ways in which the city has not been able to exist…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge

  • Sustainability Policy, Planning and Gentrification in Cities

    1st Edition

    By Susannah Bunce

    Sustainability Policy, Planning and Gentrification in Cities explores the growing convergences between urban sustainability policy, planning practices and gentrification in cities. Via a study of governmental policy and planning initiatives and informal, community-based forms of sustainability…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

  • Real Estate in South Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Prashant Das, Ramya Aroul, Julia Freybote

    This book provides insights into commercial and residential real estate markets in one of the world’s fastest growing regions: South Asia. Despite being the growth leader of the future, South Asia is among the "least integrated" regions with a large need for real-estate-specific information and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-13
    Routledge
    Routledge International Real Estate Markets Series

  • No Little Plans

    How Government Built America’s Wealth and Infrastructure, 1st Edition

    By Ian Wray

    Is planning for America anathema to the pursuit of life, liberty and happiness? Is it true, as ideologues like Friedrich Von Hayek, Milton Friedman, and Ayn Rand have claimed, that planning leads to dictatorship, that the state is wholly destructive, and that prosperity is owed entirely to the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-11
    Routledge
    Planning, History and Environment Series

  • 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 – 2019-06-10
    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 – 2019-06-06
    Routledge

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