Sociology: Urban Sociology

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Spatial Justice in the City book cover

    Spatial Justice in the City

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sophie Watson

    In the context of increasing division and segregation in cities across the world, along with pressing concerns around austerity, environmental degradation, homelessness, violence, and refugees, this book pursues a multidisciplinary approach to spatial justice in the city. Spatial justice has been…

    Hardback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Post-Politics and Civil Society in Asian Cities: Spaces of Depoliticisation book cover

    Post-Politics and Civil Society in Asian Cities

    Spaces of Depoliticisation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sonia Lam-Knott, Creighton Connolly, Kong Chong Ho

    Bringing together an interdisciplinary group of scholars, Post-Politics and Civil Society in Asian Cities examines how the concept of ‘post-politics’ has manifested across a range of Asian cities, and the impact this has had on state-society relationships in processes of urban governance. This…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Music, Immigration and the City: A Transatlantic Dialogue book cover

    Music, Immigration and the City

    A Transatlantic Dialogue, 1st Edition

    Edited by Philip Kasinitz, Marco Martiniello

    This volume brings together the work of social scientists and music scholars examining the role of migrant and migrant descended communities in the production and consumption of popular music in Europe and North America. The contributions to the collection include studies of language and local…

    Hardback – 2019-11-05
    Routledge
    Ethnic and Racial Studies

  • Studies in Segregation and Desegregation book cover

    Studies in Segregation and Desegregation

    1st Edition

    By Wim Ostendorf

    Edited by Izhak Schnell

    This title was first published in 2002: Over the past fifty years, numerous geographical concepts and methodologies have been developed to study urban segregation. This volume brings together an international team of scholars, practitioners and policy makers to examine the latest of these. The…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Social Theories of Urban Violence in the Global South: Towards Safe and Inclusive Cities book cover

    Social Theories of Urban Violence in the Global South

    Towards Safe and Inclusive Cities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer Erin Salahub, Markus Gottsbacher, John de Boer

    While cities often act as the engines of economic growth for developing countries, they are also frequently the site of growing violence, poverty, and inequality. Yet, social theory, largely developed and tested in the Global North, is often inadequate in tackling the realities of life in the…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cities and Development

  • Sharing Mobilities: Questioning Our Right to the City in the Collaborative Economy book cover

    Sharing Mobilities

    Questioning Our Right to the City in the Collaborative Economy, 1st Edition

    By Davide Arcidiacono, Mike Duggan

    This book examines contemporary urban sharing mobilities, such as shared and public forms of everyday urban mobility. Tracing the social and economic history of sharing mobilities and examining contemporary case studies of mobility sharing services, such as Car2go, BlaBlaCar, and Uber, the authors…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15
    Routledge

  • Changing Urban Trends: Cultures of Decency and Well-being from the Premodern to the Postmodern book cover

    Changing Urban Trends

    Cultures of Decency and Well-being from the Premodern to the Postmodern, 1st Edition

    By Siegrun Fox Freyss

    The local public sector is deeply steeped in history. Studying the historic patterns of urban settlements helps us to understand the development of local priorities: zoning to separate residential areas by class and race, establishing police and fire departments to protect lives and property,…

    Paperback – 2019-10-14
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Urban Media and Communication book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Urban Media and Communication

    1st Edition

    Edited by Zlatan Krajina, Deborah Stevenson

    The Routledge Companion to Urban Media and Communication traces central debates within the burgeoning interdisciplinary research on mediated cities and urban communication. The volume brings together diverse perspectives and global case studies to map key areas of research within media, cultural…

    Hardback – 2019-10-11
    Routledge

  • Chinese Transnational Migration in the Age of Global Modernity: The Case of Oceania book cover

    Chinese Transnational Migration in the Age of Global Modernity

    The Case of Oceania, 1st Edition

    By Liangni Sally Liu

    The term ‘circulatory transnational migration’ best describes the unconventional migratory route of many contemporary Chinese migrants – that is an unfinished set of circulatory movements that these migrants engage in between the homeland and various host countries. ‘Return migration’, ‘step…

    Paperback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge

  • The Geography of Urban-Rural Interaction in Developing Countries: Essays for Alan B. Mountjoy book cover

    The Geography of Urban-Rural Interaction in Developing Countries

    Essays for Alan B. Mountjoy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Potter, Tim Unwin

    Originally published in 1989, The Geography of Urban-Rural Interaction in Developing Countries addresses the nature and importance of the interaction between ‘urban’ and ‘rural’ areas within Third World national territories, providing much-needed comparative, cross-cultural, and cross-national…

    Paperback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urbanization

  • Urban Heritage in Divided Cities: Contested Pasts book cover

    Urban Heritage in Divided Cities

    Contested Pasts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mirjana Ristic, Sybille Frank

    Urban Heritage in Divided Cities explores the role of contested urban heritage in mediating, subverting and overcoming sociopolitical conflict in divided cities. Investigating various examples of transformations of urban heritage around the world, the book analyses the spatial, social and political…

    Paperback – 2019-10-04
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

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