Sociology: Urban Sociology

  • Singapore’s Multiculturalism: Evolving Diversity book cover

    Singapore’s Multiculturalism

    Evolving Diversity, 1st Edition

    By Chan Heng Chee, Sharon Siddique

    Since independence in 1965, Singapore has developed its own unique approach to managing the diversity of Race, Religion, Culture, Language, Nationality, and Age among its citizens. This approach is a consequence of many factors, including its very distinct ethnic makeup compared with its neighbours…

    Hardback – 2019-03-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Contentious Politics and the Welfare State: Squatting in Sweden book cover

    Contentious Politics and the Welfare State

    Squatting in Sweden, 1st Edition

    By Dominika V. Polanska

    This book outlines the history of squatting in Sweden and analyzes the conditions under which squatting has intensified and declined in the country between 1968 and 2017. With close attention to the relationship between civil society and the state in the Swedish context, and the manner in which…

    Hardback – 2019-03-14
    Routledge
    Cities and Society

  • Cities, Change, and Conflict: A Political Economy of Urban Life book cover

    Cities, Change, and Conflict

    A Political Economy of Urban Life, 5th Edition

    By Nancy Kleniewski, Alexander R. Thomas

    Cities, Change, and Conflict was one of the first texts to embrace the perspective of political economy as its main explanatory framework, and then complement it with the rich contributions found in the human ecology perspective. Although its primary focus is on North American cities, the book…

    Paperback – 2019-03-06
    Routledge

  • Urban Comics: Infrastructure and the Global City in Contemporary Graphic Narratives book cover

    Urban Comics

    Infrastructure and the Global City in Contemporary Graphic Narratives, 1st Edition

    By Dominic Davies

    Urban Comics: Infrastructure and the Global City in Contemporary Graphic Narratives makes an important and timely contribution both to comics studies and urban studies, offering a decolonisation and reconfiguration of both of these already interdisciplinary fields. With chapter-length discussions…

    Hardback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Comics Studies

  • Policing European Metropolises: The Politics of Security in City-Regions book cover

    Policing European Metropolises

    The Politics of Security in City-Regions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elke Devroe, Adam Edwards, Paul Ponsaers

    Understanding the politics of security in city-regions is increasingly important for the study of contemporary policing. This book argues that national and international governing arrangements are being outflanked by various transnational threats, including the cross-border terrorism of the attacks…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime, Security and Justice

  • Urban Sustainability Transitions book cover

    Urban Sustainability Transitions

    1st Edition

    Edited by Niki Frantzeskaki, Vanesa Castán Broto, Lars Coenen, Derk Loorbach

    The world’s population is currently undergoing a significant transition towards urbanisation, with the UN expecting that 70% of people globally will live in cities by 2050. Urbanisation has multiple political, cultural, environmental and economic dimensions that profoundly influence social…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability Transitions

  • Arts in Place: The Arts, the Urban and Social Practice book cover

    Arts in Place

    The Arts, the Urban and Social Practice, 1st Edition

    By Cara Courage

    This interdisciplinary book explores the role of art in placemaking in urban environments, analysing how artists and communities use arts to improve their quality of life. It explores the concept of social practice placemaking, where artists and community members are seen as equal experts in the…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Culture, Space and Identity

  • Water Regimes: Beyond the public and private sector debate book cover

    Water Regimes

    Beyond the public and private sector debate, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dominique Lorrain, Franck Poupeau

    In recent years the water sector has undergone profound institutional, economic and political transformations. Some countries have encouraged privatization of water services, but in many cases this has provoked adverse reaction to such a neoliberal and market-based approach to this common shared…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Dwelling in Mobile Times: Places, Practices and Contestations book cover

    Dwelling in Mobile Times

    Places, Practices and Contestations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sybille Frank, Lars Meier

    In an era of increasing mobilities, places of residence are still vital. Unlike commuting, migrating or travelling, dwelling usually evokes – at least in modern Western thought – the idea of an immobile, private place to rest. This book explores the places, spaces and practices of dwelling in…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31
    Routledge

  • Indonesia, Islam, and the International Political Economy: Clash or Cooperation? book cover

    Indonesia, Islam, and the International Political Economy

    Clash or Cooperation?, 1st Edition

    By Mark S. Williams

    The Republic of Indonesia is a rising great power in the Asia-Pacific, set to become the eighth largest economy in the world in the coming decades. It is the most populous Muslim majority country in the world. The largest Islamic organizations and parties have supported Indonesia’s participation…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge

  • Faces of Homelessness in the Asia Pacific book cover

    Faces of Homelessness in the Asia Pacific

    1st Edition

    Edited by Carole Zufferey, Nilan Yu

    Across the Asia Pacific, there are a vast range of experiences of homelessness and an equally diverse range of responses from state systems. Since understandings of homelessness are also heavily dependent on geographical, cultural, and historical contexts, attitudes towards it as a ‘social problem’…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Public Space: Between Reimagination and Occupation book cover

    Public Space

    Between Reimagination and Occupation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Svetlana Hristova, Mariusz Czepczyński

    Public Space: Between Reimagination and Occupation examines contemporary public space as a result of intense social production reflecting contradictory trends: the long-lasting effects of the global crisis, manifested in supranational trade-offs between political influence, state power and private…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Design and the Built Environment

15Series in Urban Sociology

Product Search