Sociology: Urban Sociology

  • Urban Environments for Healthy Ageing: A Global Perspective book cover

    Urban Environments for Healthy Ageing

    A Global Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna P Lane

    Around the world, researchers, policy makers, and practitioners are working to ensure cities and communities are prepared for the challenges and opportunities of aged and highly urbanised populations. Bringing together stakeholders from Asia, Australia, Europe, and North America, this book presents…

    Hardback – 2019-06-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Pseudo-Public Spaces in Chinese Shopping Malls: Rise, Publicness and Consequences book cover

    Pseudo-Public Spaces in Chinese Shopping Malls

    Rise, Publicness and Consequences, 1st Edition

    By Yiming Wang

    Shopping malls in China create a new pseudo-public urban space which is under the control of private or quasi-public power structure. As they are open for public use, mediated by the co-mingling of private property rights and public meanings of urban space, the rise, publicness and consequences of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Complex Real Property Rights Series

  • The Cultures of Alternative Mobilities: Routes Less Travelled book cover

    The Cultures of Alternative Mobilities

    Routes Less Travelled, 1st Edition

    Edited by Phillip Vannini

    The Cultures of Alternative Mobilities presents a series of ethnographic studies, focusing on the local cultures of mobilities and immobilities, emphasizing the everyday sense of contingency and heterogeneity that accompanies them. Compensating for the excess of theory and criticism based on the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • The Media War on Black Male Youth in Urban Education book cover

    The Media War on Black Male Youth in Urban Education

    1st Edition

    By Darius Prier

    News media, film, and the music industry have become powerful sources of misrepresentation of Black male life in the social imagination of white society. The pedagogy of popular culture has important implications for educators and youth advocates who desire to challenge the myths and distortions…

    Paperback – 2019-06-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Educational Equality and Diversity

  • Spaces of Youth: Work, Citizenship and Culture in a Global Context book cover

    Spaces of Youth

    Work, Citizenship and Culture in a Global Context, 1st Edition

    By David Farrugia

    Contemporary young people are situated within a complex and disorienting set of social changes that are reshaping how youth is constructed, governed and experienced across the globe. Historically, it has been taken for granted that youth primarily concerns time, especially with regards to personal…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • Reducing Urban Violence in the Global South: Towards Safe and Inclusive Cities book cover

    Reducing Urban Violence in the Global South

    Towards Safe and Inclusive Cities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer Erin Salahub, Markus Gottsbacher, John de Boer, Mayssam D. Zaaroura

    Reducing Urban Violence in the Global South seeks to identify the drivers of urban violence in the cities of the Global South and how they relate to and interact with poverty and inequalities. Drawing on the findings of an ambitious 5-year, 15-project research programme supported by Canada’s…

    Hardback – 2019-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cities and Development

  • Cities and Cinema book cover

    Cities and Cinema

    2nd Edition

    By Barbara Mennel

    The second edition of Cities and Cinema provides an updated survey of films about cities, from their significance for modernity at the beginning of the twentieth century to the contemporary relationship between virtual reality and urban space. The book demonstrates the importance of the filmic…

    Paperback – 2019-05-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Introductions to Urbanism and the City

  • Migration in Post-Colonial Hong Kong book cover

    Migration in Post-Colonial Hong Kong

    1st Edition

    Edited by Susanne Y.P. Choi, Eric Fong

    Since 1995 most mainland migrants to Hong Kong have been the wives or non-adult children of Hong Kong men of lower socio-economic status. The majority of immigrants are women, who throughout the past two decades have accounted for more than 60% of immigration. The profile of immigrants has been…

    Paperback – 2019-05-25
    Routledge

  • Challenges to Political Decision-making: Dealing with Information Overload, Ignorance and Contested Knowledge book cover

    Challenges to Political Decision-making

    Dealing with Information Overload, Ignorance and Contested Knowledge, 1st Edition

    By Hubert Heinelt

    This book analyses the ability of individuals to create meaning through communicative interaction and of what seems to constrain and enable actors in taking collectively binding political decisions. The book examines why, in some contexts, individuals consider something as evident and relevant for…

    Hardback – 2019-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

  • Architecture, Space and Memory of Resurrection in Northern Ireland: Shareness in a Divided Nation book cover

    Architecture, Space and Memory of Resurrection in Northern Ireland

    Shareness in a Divided Nation, 1st Edition

    By Mohamed Gamal Abdelmonem, Gehan Selim

    Northern Ireland has a complex urbanism with multilayered socio-spatial politics. In this environment, issues of communication, self-representation and expression of identity are central to the experience of urban space and architecture where the dichotomy of division and shared living are…

    Hardback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Cultural Policy in Ibero-America book cover

    Cultural Policy in Ibero-America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Arturo Rodríguez Morató, Mariano Martín Zamorano

    This book provides a broad overview of the development of Ibero-American cultural policy in an important and innovative way. This volume brings together specialists in the field, from different nations and disciplines, and provides the keys to understanding the different trajectories and…

    Hardback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • The Personalist Ethic and the Rise of Urban Korea book cover

    The Personalist Ethic and the Rise of Urban Korea

    1st Edition

    By Yunshik Chang

    This book reviews South Korea’s experiences of kŭndaehwa (modernization), or catching up with the West, with a focus on three major historical projects, namely, expansion of new (Western) education, industrialization and democratization. The kŭndaehwa efforts that began in the last quarter of the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

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