Sociology: Urban Sociology

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

    Addressing Climate Change at the Community Level in the United States

    1st Edition

    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 – 2018-12-13
    Routledge
    Community Development Research and Practice Series

  • Social Justice and the City book cover

    Social Justice and the City

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nik Heynen

    This special collection aims to offer insight into the state of geography on questions of social justice and urban life. While using social justice and the city as our starting point may signal inspiration from Harvey’s (1973) book of the same name, the task of examining the emergence of this…

    Hardback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge

  • Filtered: Coffee, the Café and the 21st-Century City book cover

    Filtered

    Coffee, the Café and the 21st-Century City, 1st Edition

    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 20th century. What is the appeal of the café for urban…

    Paperback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Charles Booth's London (1969): A Portrait of the Poor at the Turn of the Century, Drawn from His

    Routledge Revivals: Charles Booth's London (1969)

    A Portrait of the Poor at the Turn of the Century, Drawn from His "Life and Labour of the People in London", 1st Edition

    Edited by Albert Fried, Richard M. Elman

    First published in 1969, this book presents a one-volume anthology of Charles Booth’s Life and Labour of the People in London, the classic early study of the poor in the urban environment. The original text consists of a vast compendium of descriptions of families, homes, streets, conditions of…

    Paperback – 2018-12-05
    Routledge

  • India’s Contemporary Urban Conundrum book cover

    India’s Contemporary Urban Conundrum

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sujata Patel, Omita Goyal

    This book lays out the different and complex dimensions of urbanisation in India. It brings together contributors with expertise in fields as varied as demography, geography, economics, political science, sociology, anthropology, architecture, planning and land use, environmental sciences, creative…

    Hardback – 2018-12-04
    Routledge India

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

    Bicycle Utopias

    Imagining Fast and Slow Cycling Futures, 1st Edition

    By Cosmin Popan

    Bicycle Utopias investigates the future of urban mobilities and post-car societies, arguing that the bicycle can become the nexus around which most human movement will revolve. Drawing on literature on post-car futures (Urry 2007; Dennis and Urry 2009), transition theory (Geels et al. 2012) and…

    Hardback – 2018-12-04
    Routledge
    Changing Mobilities

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

    Urban Criminology

    The City, Disorder, Harm and Social Control, 1st Edition

    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 examinations of crime and harm in cities, from the disciplines of urban studies and…

    Paperback – 2018-11-20
    Routledge

  • Innovative and Creative Industries in Hong Kong: A Global City in China and Asia book cover

    Innovative and Creative Industries in Hong Kong

    A Global City in China and Asia, 1st Edition

    By Grace L K Leung

    The experience of Hong Kong’s innovative and creative industries and the challenges they face serves as an important case study for other Chinese and Asian cities that are actively developing their innovative and creative industries in the era of globalization. The return of sovereignty over…

    Hardback – 2018-11-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Creating Smart Cities book cover

    Creating Smart Cities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Claudio Coletta, Leighton Evans, Liam Heaphy, Rob Kitchin

    In cities around the world, digital technologies are utilized to manage city services and infrastructures, to govern urban life, to solve urban issues and to drive local and regional economies. While "smart city" advocates are keen to promote the benefits of smart urbanism – increased efficiency,…

    Paperback – 2018-11-12
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • The Production of Alternative Urban Spaces: An International Dialogue book cover

    The Production of Alternative Urban Spaces

    An International Dialogue, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jens Kaae Fisker, Letizia Chiappini, Lee Pugalis, Antonella Bruzzese

    Alternative urban spaces across civic, private, and public spheres emerge in response to the great challenges that urban actors are currently confronted with. Labour markets are changing rapidly, the availability of affordable housing is under intensifying pressure, and public spaces have become…

    Hardback – 2018-11-07
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Time, Space and Capital in India: Longing and Belonging in an Urban-Industrial Hinterland book cover

    Time, Space and Capital in India

    Longing and Belonging in an Urban-Industrial Hinterland, 1st Edition

    By Atreyee Majumder

    At this western corner of the confluence of the Bay of Bengal and the busy river Hooghly, West Bengal in eastern India lies a geography that has hosted many outsiders – traders, merchants, colonial masters, missionaries and wanderers. This book is fundamentally concerned with the relations among…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Urban Asia

  • Acculturating the Shopping Centre book cover

    Acculturating the Shopping Centre

    1st Edition

    Edited by Janina Gosseye, Tom Avermaete

    Acculturating the Shopping Centre examines whether the shopping centre should be qualified as a global architectural type that effortlessly moves across national and cultural borders in the slipstream of neo-liberal globalization, or should instead be understood as a geographically and temporally…

    Hardback – 2018-10-25
    Routledge

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