Sociology: Urban Sociology

  • Emergent Urbanism: Urban Planning & Design in Times of Structural and Systemic Change book cover

    Emergent Urbanism

    Urban Planning & Design in Times of Structural and Systemic Change, 1st Edition

    By Tigran Haas, Krister Olsson

    In the last few decades, many European and American cities and towns experienced economic, social and spatial structural change. Strategies for urban regeneration include investments in infrastructures for production, consumption and communication, as well as marketing and branding measures, and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

  • From Local Action to Global Networks: Housing the Urban Poor book cover

    From Local Action to Global Networks: Housing the Urban Poor

    1st Edition

    By Peter Herrle, Astrid Ley

    Over the past two decades it has become widely recognized that housing issues have to be placed in a broader framework acknowledging that civil society in the form of Community Based Organizations (CBOs) and their allies are increasingly networking and emerging as strong players that cannot easily…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Global Urban Studies

  • Mobility Patterns and Urban Structure book cover

    Mobility Patterns and Urban Structure

    1st Edition

    By Paulo Pinho, Cecília Silva

    Despite extensive efforts to understand the overall effect of urban structure on the current patterns of urban mobility, we are still far from a consensual perspective on this complex matter. To help build agreement on the factors influencing travel behaviour, this book discusses the influence of…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

  • The Routledge History of Rural America book cover

    The Routledge History of Rural America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pamela Riney-Kehrberg

    The Routledge History of Rural America charts the course of rural life in the United States, raising questions about what makes a place rural and how rural places have shaped the history of the nation. Bringing together leading scholars to analyze a wide array of themes in rural history and culture…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Histories

  • Working-Class Images of Society (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Working-Class Images of Society (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Bulmer

    First published in 1975. How do men come to perceive and evaluate a world in which marked inequalities of class and status exist? This book considers the nature of class images and their underlying work and community structures. Beginning with the argument that the perception of society varies…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Revivals: Localities (1989): The Changing Face of Urban Britain book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Localities (1989)

    The Changing Face of Urban Britain, 1st Edition

    Edited by Philip Cooke

    First published in 1989, this book examines seven different localities, ranging from the outer suburbs of large northern cities to small freestanding town, which were prospering in the 1980s or struggling against the negative employment effects of restructuring. Within the theoretical frame of ‘…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge

  • Urban Informatics: Collaboration at the nexus of policy, technology and design, people and data book cover

    Urban Informatics

    Collaboration at the nexus of policy, technology and design, people and data, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kristene Unsworth, Andrea Forte, Richardson Dilworth

    Information shapes urban spaces in ways that most people rarely stop to consider. From data-driven planning to grassroots activism to influencing the routes we walk, bike, and drive, new information technologies are helping city dwellers to leverage information in new ways. These technologies shape…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • Trajectories of Conflict and Peace: Jerusalem and Belfast Since 1994 book cover

    Trajectories of Conflict and Peace

    Jerusalem and Belfast Since 1994, 1st Edition

    By Scott A Bollens

    Creating peace for a city’s intimate enemies is harder than making war. This book is about the trajectories of urban conflict and peace in the politically polarized cities of Jerusalem and Belfast since 1994 – how sometimes there has been hopeful change while at other times debilitating stasis and…

    Paperback – 2018-01-09
    Routledge
    Planning, History and Environment Series

  • Delhi's Changing Built Environment book cover

    Delhi's Changing Built Environment

    1st Edition

    By Piyush Tiwari, Jyoti Rao

    The rapid expansion, urban form and development of the built environment in the world’s second most populous city, Delhi, has been the consequence of social, political, economic, planning and architectural traditions that have shaped the city over thousands of years. Whilst seamless at times, these…

    Hardback – 2018-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in International Real Estate

  • Urbanization in Vietnam book cover

    Urbanization in Vietnam

    1st Edition

    By Gisele Bousquet

    Most studies on urbanisation focus on the move of rural people to cities and the impact this has, both on the cities to which the people have moved, and on the rural communities they have left. This book, on the other hand, considers the impact on rural communities of the physical expansion of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Polite Politics: A Sociological Analysis of an Urban Protest in Hong Kong book cover

    Polite Politics

    A Sociological Analysis of an Urban Protest in Hong Kong, 1st Edition

    By Denny Ho Kwok-leung

    This title was first published in 2000:  This book contributes to social movement theory and to an understanding of Hong Kong politics through analysis of an urban housing protest movement. The theoretical approach adopted is a multi-level one, and seeks to show the influence of the political…

    Hardback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • African Americans and Gentrification in Washington, D.C.: Race, Class and Social Justice in the Nation’s Capital book cover

    African Americans and Gentrification in Washington, D.C.

    Race, Class and Social Justice in the Nation’s Capital, 1st Edition

    By Sabiyha Prince

    This book uses qualitative data to explore the experiences and ideas of African Americans confronting and constructing gentrification in Washington, D.C. It contextualizes Black Washingtonians’ perspectives on belonging and attachment during a marked period of urban restructuring and demographic…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge
    Urban Anthropology

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