Sociology: Urban Sociology

  • Black Politics in Transition: Immigration, Suburbanization, and Gentrification book cover

    Black Politics in Transition

    Immigration, Suburbanization, and Gentrification, 1st Edition

    Edited by Candis Watts Smith, Christina M. Greer

    Black Politics in Transition considers the impact of three transformative forces—immigration, suburbanization, and gentrification—on Black politics today. Demographic changes resulting from immigration and ethnic blending are dramatically affecting the character and identity of Black populations…

    Paperback – 2018-10-24
    Routledge
    Race, Ethnicity, and Gender in Politics and Policy

  • The Impact of Diasporas: Markers of identity book cover

    The Impact of Diasporas

    Markers of identity, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-10-18
    Routledge
    Ethnic and Racial Studies

  • The Resilience Machine book cover

    The Resilience Machine

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jim Bohland, Simin Davoudi, Jennifer L. Lawrence

    We live in a time where environmental pressures, social inequities and political derision are the backdrop of everyday life, and where resilience has become a routine prescription for coping with the conditions of modern existence. Drawing an analogy to Harvey Molotch’s urban growth machine, this…

    Paperback – 2018-10-17
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Urban Imaginaries book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Urban Imaginaries

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christoph Lindner, Miriam Meissner

    The Routledge Companion to Urban Imaginaries delves into examples of urban imaginaries across multiple media and geographies: from new visions of smart, eco, and resilient cities to urban dystopias in popular culture; from architectural renderings of starchitecture and luxury living to performative…

    Hardback – 2018-10-16
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Routledge Handbook of Anthropology and the City book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Anthropology and the City

    1st Edition

    Edited by Setha Low

    The Routledge Handbook of Anthropology and the City provides a comprehensive study of current and future urban issues on a global and local scale. Premised on an ‘engaged’ approach to urban anthropology, the volume adopts a thematic approach that covers a wide range of modern urban issues, with a…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Anthropology Handbooks

  • Thinking Time Geography: Concepts, Methods and Applications book cover

    Thinking Time Geography

    Concepts, Methods and Applications, 1st Edition

    By Kajsa Ellegård

    Time-geography is a mode of thinking that helps in the understanding of change in society, the wider context and ecological consequences of human actions. This book presents its assumptions, concepts and methods, and example  applications. The intellectual path of the Swedish geographer…

    Hardback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Walking Through Social Research book cover

    Walking Through Social Research

    1st Edition

    Edited by Charlotte Bates, Alex Rhys-Taylor

    As an ethnographic method walking has a long history, but it has only recently begun to attract focused attention. By walking alongside participants, researchers have been able to observe, experience, and make sense of a broad range of everyday practices. At the same time, the idea of talking and…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • Inside Smart Cities: Place, Politics and Urban Innovation book cover

    Inside Smart Cities

    Place, Politics and Urban Innovation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Karvonen, Federico Cugurullo, Federico Caprotti

    The era of the smart city has arrived. Only a decade ago, the promise of optimising urban services through the widespread application of information and communication technologies was largely a techno-utopian fantasy. Today, smart urbanisation is occurring via urban projects, policies and visions…

    Paperback – 2018-09-25
    Routledge

  • The Urban Contract: Community, Governance and Capitalism book cover

    The Urban Contract

    Community, Governance and Capitalism, 1st Edition

    By Paolo Perulli

    Today, the increasing mobility of capital, people and information has changed the space relations of urban societies. Contractual relations have increased in every field of social life: in the economic field, but also in the political, and in creative and scientific areas. Contracts are not only…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • Sociology of Crisis: Visualising Urban Austerity book cover

    Sociology of Crisis

    Visualising Urban Austerity, 1st Edition

    By Myrto Tsilimpounidi

    The global financial crisis has demonstrated the impact and implications of late capitalism and its bedfellow, globalisation. In the European context, crisis is seen as a threat to the stability of the region, rather than a local or national concern. Post-2008, crisis is social and political,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Place and Identity: The Performance of Home book cover

    Place and Identity

    The Performance of Home, 1st Edition

    By Joanna Richardson

    The UK is experiencing a housing crisis unlike any other. Homelessness is on the increase and more people are at the mercy of landlords due to unaffordable housing. Place and Identity: Home as Performance highlights that the meaning of home is not just found within the bricks and mortar; it is…

    Hardback – 2018-09-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Housing and Philosophy

  • City Politics: The Political Economy of Urban America book cover

    City Politics

    The Political Economy of Urban America, 10th Edition

    By Dennis R. Judd, Annika M. Hinze

    Praised for the clarity of its writing, careful research, and distinctive theme – that urban politics in the United States has evolved as a dynamic interaction between governmental power, private actors, and a politics of identity – City Politics remains a classic study of urban politics.  Its…

    Paperback – 2018-09-06
    Routledge

15Series in Urban Sociology

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