Sociology: Urban Sociology

  • Routledge Library Editions: British Sociological Association book cover

    Routledge Library Editions: British Sociological Association

    1st Edition

    By Various

    The volumes in this set, originally published between 1969 and 2001, is comprised of original books published in conjunction with the British Sociological Association. The set draws together original research by leading academics based on study groups and conference papers, in the areas of youth,…

    Hardback – 2018-05-09
    Routledge Library Editions: British Sociological Association

  • Planning for Community-based Disaster Resilience Worldwide: Learning from Case Studies in Six Continents book cover

    Planning for Community-based Disaster Resilience Worldwide

    Learning from Case Studies in Six Continents, 1st Edition

    Edited by Adenrele Awotona

    We are witnessing an ever-increasing level and intensity of disasters from Ecuador to Ethiopia and beyond, devastating millions of ordinary lives and causing long-term misery for vulnerable populations. Bringing together 26 case studies from six continents, this volume provides a unique resource…

    Paperback – 2018-05-08

  • Historical Animal Geographies book cover

    Historical Animal Geographies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sharon Wilcox, Stephanie Rutherford

    Arguing that historical analysis is an important, yet heretofore largely underexplored dimension of scholarship in animal geographies, this book seeks to define historical animal geography as the exploration of how spatially situated human–animal relations have changed through time. This volume…

    Hardback – 2018-05-04
    Routledge Human-Animal Studies Series

  • Housing Policy, Wellbeing and Social Development in Asia book cover

    Housing Policy, Wellbeing and Social Development in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca Lai Har Chiu, Seong-Kyu Ha

    This book investigates how housing policy changes in Asia since the late 1990s have impacted on housing affordability, security, livability, culture and social development. Using case study examples from countries/cities including China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Taiwan, Korea, Malaysia,…

    Hardback – 2018-05-03
    Routledge Studies in International Real Estate

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2018-05-02
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Graffiti and Street Art: Reading, Writing and Representing the City book cover

    Graffiti and Street Art

    Reading, Writing and Representing the City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Konstantinos Avramidis, Myrto Tsilimpounidi

    Graffiti and street art images are ubiquitous, and they enjoy a very special place in collective imaginary due to their ambiguous nature. Sometimes enigmatic in meaning, often stylistically crude and aesthetically aggressive, yet always visually arresting, they fill our field of vision with texts…

    Paperback – 2018-05-02

  • Public Urban Space, Gender and Segregation: Women-only urban parks in Iran book cover

    Public Urban Space, Gender and Segregation

    Women-only urban parks in Iran, 1st Edition

    By Reza Arjmand

    Public spaces are the renditions of the power symmetry within the social setting it resides in, and is both controlling and confining of power. In an ideologically-laden context, urban design encompasses values and meanings and is utilized as a means to construct the identity and perpetuate visible…

    Paperback – 2018-05-02
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Urban Living Labs: Experimenting with City Futures book cover

    Urban Living Labs

    Experimenting with City Futures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Marvin, Harriet Bulkeley, Lindsay Mai, Kes McCormick, Yuliya Voytenko Palgan

    All cities face a pressing challenge – how can they provide economic prosperity and social cohesion while achieving environmental sustainability? In response, new collaborations are emerging in the form of urban living labs – sites devised to design, test and learn from social and technical…

    Paperback – 2018-05-01

  • Everyday Life in the Gentrifying City: On Displacement, Ethnic Privileging and the Right to Stay Put book cover

    Everyday Life in the Gentrifying City

    On Displacement, Ethnic Privileging and the Right to Stay Put, 1st Edition

    By Tone Huse

    Based on ethnographic fieldwork conducted in Oslo, Everyday Life in the Gentrifying City offers an examination of gentrification from below, exploring the effects of this process upon city neighbourhoods and those that inhabit them, whether residents, business owners and their customers, or local…

    Paperback – 2018-04-27
    Cities and Society

  • The Charter School Solution: Distinguishing Fact from Rhetoric book cover

    The Charter School Solution

    Distinguishing Fact from Rhetoric, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tara L. Affolter, Jamel K. Donnor

    Challenging the popular perception that the free market can objectively ameliorate inequality and markedly improve student academic achievement, this book examines the overly positivistic rhetoric surrounding charter schools. Taking a multifocal approach, this book examines how charter schools…

    Paperback – 2018-04-27
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Drinking Dilemmas: Space, culture and identity book cover

    Drinking Dilemmas

    Space, culture and identity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas Thurnell-Read

    Drinking and drunkenness have become a focal point for political and media debates to contest notions of responsibility, discipline and risk; yet, at the same time, academic studies have highlighted the positive aspects of drinking in relation to sociability, belonging and identity. These issues…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Sociological Futures

  • Home and Community: Lessons from a Modernist Housing Scheme book cover

    Home and Community

    Lessons from a Modernist Housing Scheme, 1st Edition

    By Sandra Costa Santos, Nadia Bertolino, Stephen Hicks, Camilla Lewis, Vanessa May

    Examining the relationships between architecture, home and community in the Claremont Court housing scheme in Edinburgh, Home and Community provides a novel perspective on the enabling potential of architecture that encompasses physical, spatial, relational and  temporal phenomena. Based on…

    Hardback – 2018-04-24

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