Sociology: Urban Sociology

  • Urban Music and Entrepreneurship: Beats, Rhymes and Young People's Enterprise book cover

    Urban Music and Entrepreneurship

    Beats, Rhymes and Young People's Enterprise, 1st Edition

    By Joy White

    Youth unemployment in the UK remains around the one million mark, with many young people from impoverished backgrounds becoming and remaining NEET (Not in Education, Employment, or Training). However, the NEET categorisation covertly disguises and obscures the significance of the diverse range of…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Youth, Class and Education in Urban India: The year that can break or make you book cover

    Youth, Class and Education in Urban India

    The year that can break or make you, 1st Edition

    By David Sancho

    Urban India is undergoing a rapid transformation, which also encompasses the educational sector. Since 1991, this important new market in private English-medium schools, along with an explosion of private coaching centres, has transformed the lives of children and their families, as the attainment…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Urban South Asia

  • Urban Development in India: Global Indians in the Remaking of Kolkata book cover

    Urban Development in India

    Global Indians in the Remaking of Kolkata, 1st Edition

    By Pablo Shiladitya Bose

    Indian diaspora has had a complex and multifaceted role in catalyzing, justifying and promoting a transformed urban landscape in India. Focussing on Kolkata/ Calcutta, this book analyses the changing landscapes over the past two decades of one of the world’s most fascinating and iconic cities.…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Urban South Asia

  • UK Hip-Hop, Grime and the City: The Aesthetics and Ethics of London's Rap Scenes book cover

    UK Hip-Hop, Grime and the City

    The Aesthetics and Ethics of London's Rap Scenes, 1st Edition

    By Richard Bramwell

    Young people in London have contributed to the production of a distinctively British rap culture. This book moves beyond accounts of Hip-Hop’s marginality and shows, with an examination of the production, dissemination and use of rap in London, how this cultural form plays an important role in the…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

  • Public Goods versus Economic Interests: Global Perspectives on the History of Squatting book cover

    Public Goods versus Economic Interests

    Global Perspectives on the History of Squatting, 1st Edition

    Edited by Freia Anders, Alexander Sedlmaier

    Squatting is currently a global phenomenon. A concomitant of economic development and social conflict, squatting attracts public attention because – implicitly or explicitly – it questions property relations from the perspective of the basic human need for shelter. So far neglected by historical…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge

  • Urban Marginalisation in South Asia: Waste Pickers in Calcutta book cover

    Urban Marginalisation in South Asia

    Waste Pickers in Calcutta, 1st Edition

    By Nandini Sen

    The community of waste pickers in Calcutta stands on its own against the hostile outside which comprises the state, elites and mainstream society. The residents of this unique world continuously try to escape the ‘ideal’ world of uniform homogeneity of legally legitimate profession, shelter,…

    Hardback – 2018-06-21
    Routledge
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • Urban Sores: On the Interaction between Segregation, Urban Decay and Deprived Neighbourhoods book cover

    Urban Sores

    On the Interaction between Segregation, Urban Decay and Deprived Neighbourhoods, 1st Edition

    By Hans Skifter Andersen

    This title was first published in 2003. Most European cities have experienced problems in certain neighbourhoods that are termed deprived or excluded. Traditionally these were found in the oldest urban areas with lowest quality housing, but since the 1980s, such areas have emerged in housing…

    Hardback – 2018-06-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Revitalizing Urban Waterway Communities: Streams of Environmental Justice book cover

    Revitalizing Urban Waterway Communities

    Streams of Environmental Justice, 1st Edition

    By Richard Smardon, Sharon Moran, April Karen Baptiste

    The revitalizing and restoration of rivers, creeks and streams is a major focus of urban conservation activity throughout North America and Europe. This book presents models and examples for organizing multiple stakeholders for purposes of waterway revitalization—if not restoration—within a context…

    Hardback – 2018-06-15
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Urban Politics After Apartheid book cover

    Urban Politics After Apartheid

    1st Edition

    By Sandrine Gukelberger

    Urban Politics After Apartheid presents an understanding of gendered urban politics in South Africa as an interactive process. Based on long-term fieldwork in the former townships 20 years after the end of apartheid, it provides an in-depth analysis of how activists and local politicians engage…

    Hardback – 2018-06-11
    Routledge
    Contemporary African Politics

  • The Radical and Socialist Tradition in British Planning RPD: From Puritan colonies to garden cities book cover

    The Radical and Socialist Tradition in British Planning RPD

    From Puritan colonies to garden cities, 1st Edition

    By Duncan Bowie

    Focusing on the key period between the late 18th century and 1914, this book provides the first comprehensive narrative account of radical and socialist texts and organised movements for reform to land planning and housing policies in Britain. Beginning with the early colonial settlements in the…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: The Politics of Urban Change (1979) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: The Politics of Urban Change (1979)

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Mckay, Andrew Cox

    First published in 1979, this book examines key planning policy areas such as land use planning, land values, housing and slum clearance, urban transport, industrial and regional economic location policies, and policies inner city policies to explain why particular policies have been…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge

  • The Homeless Person in Contemporary Society book cover

    The Homeless Person in Contemporary Society

    1st Edition

    By Cameron Parsell

    The homeless person is thought to be different. Whereas we get to determine our difference or sameness, the homeless person’s difference is imposed upon them and assumed to be known because of their homelessness. Exclusion from housing – either a commodity that should be accessed from the market or…

    Hardback – 2018-05-29
    Routledge

15Series in Urban Sociology

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