Sociology: Urban Sociology

  • Imagining Cities book cover

    Imagining Cities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sallie Westwood, John M Williams

    First published in 1997, Imagining Cities gives students access to the most exciting recent work on the city from within sociology, cultural studies and cultural geography. Contributions are grouped around four major themes: The theoretical imagination Ethnic diversity and the politics of…

    Paperback – 2020-05-31 
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    Routledge Library Editions: British Sociological Association

  • Transforming Cities: Contested Governance and New Spatial Divisions book cover

    Transforming Cities

    Contested Governance and New Spatial Divisions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nick Jewson, Susanne Macgregor

    Transforming Cities examines the profound changes that have characterised cities of the advanced capitalist societies in the final decades of the twentieth century. It analyses ways in which relationships of contest, conflict and co-operation are realised in and through the social and spatial forms…

    Paperback – 2020-05-31 
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    Routledge Library Editions: British Sociological Association

  • Knowledge, Education, and Cultural Change: Papers in the Sociology of Education book cover

    Knowledge, Education, and Cultural Change

    Papers in the Sociology of Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Brown

    Originally published in 1973 Knowledge, Education and Cultural Change surveys the present state of the field of the sociology of education. The book addresses the claim that much of the research in the sociology of education should be extended to issues of wider theoretical significance, the book…

    Paperback – 2020-05-31 
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    Routledge Library Editions: British Sociological Association

  • Implementing the Habit Agenda: Towards Child-centred Human Settlement Development in Developing Countries: Towards Child-centred Human Settlement Development in Developing Countries book cover

    Implementing the Habit Agenda: Towards Child-centred Human Settlement Development in Developing Countries

    Towards Child-centred Human Settlement Development in Developing Countries, 1st Edition

    By Edmundo Werna, André Dzikus, Lynette Ochola, Mano Kumarasuriyar

    Published in 1999, this text provides a comprehensive view of the problematique of urban children in developing countries. It starts by demonstrating why it is important to address housing and settlement-related problems faced by the children in developing countries. The book emphasizes that the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Planning for a Better Urban Living Environment in Asia book cover

    Planning for a Better Urban Living Environment in Asia

    1st Edition

    By Anthony Gar-On Yeh, Mee Kam Ng

    First published in 2000, this volume explores how Asia has developed very rapidly in the last quarter of the century and will be a main focus of the world in the 21st century. With rapid growth and development, the urban areas in the region are undergoing dramatic changes. An appreciation of the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Cities and Labour Immigration: Comparing Policy Responses in Amsterdam, Paris, Rome and Tel Aviv book cover

    Cities and Labour Immigration

    Comparing Policy Responses in Amsterdam, Paris, Rome and Tel Aviv, 1st Edition

    By Michael Alexander

    Using a unique analytical framework based on host-stranger relations, this book explores the response of cities to the arrival and settlement of labour immigrants. Comparing the local policies of four cities - Paris, Amsterdam, Rome and Tel Aviv - Michael Alexander charts the development of migrant…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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    Research in Migration and Ethnic Relations Series

  • Moralising Space: The Utopian Urbanism of the British Positivists, 1855-1920 book cover

    Moralising Space

    The Utopian Urbanism of the British Positivists, 1855-1920, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Wilson

    Amidst the soot, stink and splendour of Victorian London, a coterie of citizen-sociologists set out to break up the British Empire. They were the followers of the French philosopher Auguste Comte, a controversial figure who introduced the modern science of sociology and the republican Religion of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • Urban Knowledge and Innovation Spaces: Insights, Inspirations and Inclinations from Global Practices book cover

    Urban Knowledge and Innovation Spaces

    Insights, Inspirations and Inclinations from Global Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tan Yigitcanlar, Melih Bulu

    The expansion of knowledge economy, globalization, and economic competitiveness has imparted importance of knowledge and innovation in local economies worldwide. As a result, integrating knowledge generation and innovation considerations in urban planning and development processes has become an…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • Cities and Creativity from the Renaissance to the Present book cover

    Cities and Creativity from the Renaissance to the Present

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ilja Van Damme, Bert De Munck, Andrew Miles

    This volume critically challenges the current creative city debate from a historical perspective. In the last two decades, urban studies has been engulfed by a creative city narrative in which concepts like the creative economy, the creative class or creative industries proclaim the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • Confronting the Challenges of Urbanization in China: Insights from Social Science Perspectives book cover

    Confronting the Challenges of Urbanization in China

    Insights from Social Science Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Zai Liang, Steven F. Messner, Youqin Huang, Cheng Chen

    Since the late 1970s, China has experienced an unprecedented pace of urbanization. In 1978, only 17.8% of the population resided in urban areas, but by 2013 the level of urbanization had reached 53.8%. During the same period, China also enjoyed spectacular economic growth. China had become the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • Rio de Janeiro: Urban Life through the Eyes of the City book cover

    Rio de Janeiro

    Urban Life through the Eyes of the City, 1st Edition

    By Beatriz Jaguaribe

    "Through artistic imaginaries, media productions, social practices and spatial mappings, this book offers an insightful and original contribution to the understanding of Rio de Janeiro, one of the highly contested urban terrains in the world. Offering a rich diversity of examples extracted from…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Urban America Examined: A Bibliography book cover

    Urban America Examined

    A Bibliography, 1st Edition

    By Dale E. Casper

    Originally published in 1985 Urban America Examined, is a comprehensive bibliography examining the urban environment of the United States. The book is split into sections corresponding to the four main geographic regions of the country, looking respectively at research conducted in the East, South,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urbanization

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