Sociology: Urban Sociology

  • Compensated Dating Girls in Hong Kong: Scripts, Voices and Views book cover

    Compensated Dating Girls in Hong Kong

    Scripts, Voices and Views

    By Jessica C.M. Li

    Compensated dating or commercial sex involving young girls has emerged as a global concern over the past decades and since the turn of the twenty-first century, has created a panic among parents in Hong Kong. Nevertheless, there is no consensus on whether compensated dating is an offence, an…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Capital Ruins: An Anthropology of Post-Crash Urban Regeneration Sites book cover

    Capital Ruins

    An Anthropology of Post-Crash Urban Regeneration Sites

    By Angela McClanahan

    Since the banking crisis of 2008, thousands of development sites associated with regeneration projects and construction booms in cities and towns across Europe and the Americas remain either partially inhabited or entirely abandoned, or have been ’revived’ and used for purposes for which they were…

    Hardback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge

  • Bicycle Utopias: Imagining Fast and Slow Cycling Futures book cover

    Bicycle Utopias

    Imagining Fast and Slow Cycling Futures

    By Cosmin Popan

    Hardback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge
    Changing Mobilities

  • Social Traffic: Time/Space, Social Inequalities and Inclusion book cover

    Social Traffic

    Time/Space, Social Inequalities and Inclusion

    By Frances Hodgson

    Through an in-depth examination of the integral nature of social networks and walking this book draws conclusions about social processes of exclusion, identity and the making of community. Much work on social networks and mobilities focuses on the 'death of distance' and the globalisation of social…

    Hardback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    Transport and Society

  • Law, Sensory Experience and Urban Space: The Making of the Regular City book cover

    Law, Sensory Experience and Urban Space

    The Making of the Regular City

    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 – 2018-12-30 
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Addressing Climate Change at the Community Level in the United States book cover

    Addressing Climate Change at the Community Level in the United States

    Edited by Paul R. Lachapelle, Don E. Albrecht

    The concept of community, in all its diverse definitions and manifestations, provides a unique approach to learn more about how groups of individuals and organizations are addressing the challenges posed by climate change. This new volume highlights specific cases of communities developing…

    Paperback – 2018-12-28 
    Routledge
    Community Development Research and Practice Series

  • FILTERED: Coffee, the Café & the 21st Century City book cover

    FILTERED

    Coffee, the Café & the 21st Century City

    By Emma Felton

    Café culture is flourishing in cities across the world. From London to Seoul, Melbourne to Shanghai and many cities in between, people are flocking to cafés. A recent phenomenon, café culture has made its reappearance only since the end of the twentieth century. What is the appeal of the café for…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Impact of Diasporas: Markers of identity book cover

    The Impact of Diasporas

    Markers of identity

    Edited by Joanna Story, Iain Walker

    Markers of identity define human groups: who belongs and who is excluded. These markers are often overt – language, material culture, patterns of behaviour – and are carefully nurtured between generations; other times they can be invisible, intangible, or unconscious. Such markers of identity also…

    Paperback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge
    Ethnic and Racial Studies

  • Policy Analysis as Problem Solving: A Flexible and Evidence-Based Framework book cover

    Policy Analysis as Problem Solving

    A Flexible and Evidence-Based Framework

    By Alex Schwartz, Rachel Meltzer

    Drawing extensively from real-life cases, Policy Analysis as Problem Solving helps students develop the analytic skills necessary to advise government officials and non-profit executives on a wide range of policy issues. The book provides succinct but thorough discussions of the key elements of the…

    Paperback – 2018-12-11 
    Routledge

  • Urban Criminology: The City, Disorder, Harm and Social Control to Urban Criminology book cover

    Urban Criminology

    The City, Disorder, Harm and Social Control to Urban Criminology

    By Rowland Atkinson, Gareth Millington

    Urban Criminology offers an accessible analysis of our urban condition, viewed through the prism of crime, disorder and social harm. This book gathers cutting-edge treatments, research field reports and critical examination of crime and harm in cities from the disciplines of urban studies and…

    Paperback – 2018-12-10 
    Routledge

  • Mobility and Cosmopolitanism: Complicating the interaction between aspiration and practice book cover

    Mobility and Cosmopolitanism

    Complicating the interaction between aspiration and practice

    Edited by Vered Amit, Pauline Gardiner Barber

    In academic descriptions of cosmopolitanism, one particularly important distinction often recurs. Specifically, scholars have been concerned to distinguish between cosmopolitanism as a set of mundane practices and/or competences on the one hand and cosmopolitanism as a cultivated form of…

    Paperback – 2018-12-02 
    Routledge

  • Governing Cities on the Move: Functional and Management Perspectives on Transformations of European Urban Infrastructures book cover

    Governing Cities on the Move

    Functional and Management Perspectives on Transformations of European Urban Infrastructures

    By Walter Schenkel

    Edited by Martin Dijst

    This title was first published in 2002: The success of any investment strategy in urban infrastructures is dependent on how people as members of households, companies or institutions will use these infrastructures in their daily lives and how actors take decisions on their investment strategies.…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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