Sociology: Urban Sociology

  • The Morning Chronicle Survey of Labour and the Poor: The Metropolitan Districts Volume 6 book cover

    The Morning Chronicle Survey of Labour and the Poor

    The Metropolitan Districts Volume 6, 1st Edition

    By Henry Mayhew

    Edited by Peter Razzell

    In the years 1849 and 1850, Henry Mayhew was the metropolitan correspondent of the Morning Chronicle in its national survey of labour and the poor. Only about a third of his Morning Chronicle material was included in his later and better known, publication, London Labour and the London Poor. First…

    Paperback – 2018-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The History of Social Welfare

  • Octavia Hill: Early Ideals. book cover

    Octavia Hill

    Early Ideals., 1st Edition

    Edited by Emily S. Maurice

    Octavia Hill was a key figure in the open spaces and housing movement and one of the founders of the National Trust. Her legacy continues today in the form of many active bodies such as the modern National Trust, the Open Spaces Society and the Family Welfare Association. First published in 1928,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The History of Social Welfare

  • The Morning Chronicle Survey of Labour and the Poor: The Metropolitan Districts Volume 1 book cover

    The Morning Chronicle Survey of Labour and the Poor

    The Metropolitan Districts Volume 1, 1st Edition

    By Henry Mayhew

    Edited by Peter Razzell

    In the years 1849 and 1850, Henry Mayhew was the metropolitan correspondent of the Morning Chronicle in its national survey of labour and the poor. Only about a third of his Morning Chronicle material was included in his later and better known, publication, London Labour and the London Poor. First…

    Paperback – 2018-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The History of Social Welfare

  • Urban Regeneration in Australia: Policies, Processes and Projects of Contemporary Urban Change book cover

    Urban Regeneration in Australia

    Policies, Processes and Projects of Contemporary Urban Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kristian Ruming

    Drawing together leading urban academics, this book provides the first detailed and cohesive exploration of contemporary urban regeneration in Australian cities. It explores the multiple aspects and processes of regeneration, including planning policy (strategic and regulatory), development…

    Hardback – 2018-02-20
    Routledge

  • Order and Conflict in Public Space book cover

    Order and Conflict in Public Space

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mattias De Backer, Lucas Melgaço, Georgiana Varna, Francesca Menichelli

    Which public and whose space? The understanding of public space as an arena where individuals can claim full use and access hides a reality of constant negotiation, conflict and surveillance. This collection uses case studies concerning the management, use, and transgression of public space to…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Rethinking Life at the Margins: The Assemblage of Contexts, Subjects, and Politics book cover

    Rethinking Life at the Margins

    The Assemblage of Contexts, Subjects, and Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michele Lancione

    Experimenting with new ways of looking at the contexts, subjects, processes and multiple political stances that make up life at the margins, this book provides a novel source for a critical rethinking of marginalisation. Drawing on post-colonialism and critical assemblage thinking, the rich…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Encountering the City: Urban Encounters from Accra to New York book cover

    Encountering the City

    Urban Encounters from Accra to New York, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Darling, Helen F. Wilson

    Encountering the City provides a new and sustained engagement with the concept of encounter. Drawing on cutting-edge theoretical work, classic writings on the city and rich empirical examples, this volume demonstrates why encounters are significant to urban studies, politically, philosophically and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Gentrification: A Working-Class Perspective book cover

    Gentrification: A Working-Class Perspective

    1st Edition

    By Kirsteen Paton

    Focusing on the working-class experience of gentrification, this book re-examines the enduring relationship between class and the urban. Class is so clearly articulated in the urban, from the housing crisis to the London Riots to the evocation of housing estates as the emblem of ’Broken Britain’.…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Markets, Places, Cities book cover

    Markets, Places, Cities

    1st Edition

    By Kirsten Seale

    Using a transnational analytical framework, this book provides a comprehensive overview of formal and informal markets and place in globalised cities. It examines how urban markets are situated within social, cultural and media discourses, and within material and symbolic economies. The book…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • The Routledge Research Companion to Media Geography book cover

    The Routledge Research Companion to Media Geography

    1st Edition

    By Paul C. Adams, Jim Craine

    This Companion provides an authoritative source for scholars and students of the nascent field of media geography. While it has deep roots in the wider discipline, the consolidation of media geography has started only in the past decade, with the creation of media geography’s first dedicated…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Informal Urban Street Markets: International Perspectives book cover

    Informal Urban Street Markets

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Clifton Evers, Kirsten Seale

    Through an international range of research, this volume examines how informal urban street markets facilitate the informal and formal economy not merely in terms of the traditional concerns of labor and consumption, but also in regards to cultural and spatial contingencies. In many places, street…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • Everyday Globalization: A Spatial Semiotics of Immigrant Neighborhoods in Brooklyn and Paris book cover

    Everyday Globalization

    A Spatial Semiotics of Immigrant Neighborhoods in Brooklyn and Paris, 1st Edition

    By Timothy Shortell

    Everyday Globalization is a micro-sociological study of immigrant neighborhoods in Brooklyn and Paris. Global flows of people bring together cultural practices from distant places and urban dwellers in global cities interpret the signs of collective identity in ascribing particular places as "…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

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