Sociology: Urban Sociology

  • The Human Rights City: New York, San Francisco, Barcelona book cover

    The Human Rights City

    New York, San Francisco, Barcelona, 1st Edition

    By Michele Grigolo

    We are used to thinking of human rights as a matter for state governments to deal with. Much less investigated is the question of what cities do with them, even though urban communities and municipalities have been discussing human rights for quite some time. In this volume, Grigolo borrows…

    Hardback – 2019-04-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Action Research for Sustainability: Social Imagination Between Citizens and Scientists book cover

    Action Research for Sustainability

    Social Imagination Between Citizens and Scientists, 1st Edition

    By Jonas Egmose

    How can action research further new research orientations towards sustainability? This book, empirically situated in the field of upstream public engagement, involving local residents, researchers and practitioners in bottom-up processes deliberating on urban sustainability, answers this question…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge

  • Brands and the City: Entanglements and Implications for Urban Life book cover

    Brands and the City

    Entanglements and Implications for Urban Life, 1st Edition

    By Sonia Bookman

    From commercial retail environments to branded urban villages, brands are now a salient feature of contemporary cityscapes and are deeply entwined in people’s everyday lives. Drawing on extensive empirical material and recent theoretical developments in the sociology of brands, this book explores…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge
    Cities and Society

  • Migrant Housing: Architecture, Dwelling, Migration book cover

    Migrant Housing

    Architecture, Dwelling, Migration, 1st Edition

    By Mirjana Lozanovska

    Migrant Housing, the latest book by author Mirjana Lozanovska, examines the house as the architectural construct in the processes of migration. Housing is pivotal to any migration story, with studies showing that migrant participation in the adaptation or building of houses provides…

    Hardback – 2019-04-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • The Elderly in Poor Urban Neighborhoods book cover

    The Elderly in Poor Urban Neighborhoods

    1st Edition

    By Valerie Slaughter Brown

    First published in 1997. Considerable research has been done to identify neighbourhood influences on children’s affective states, motivation, and behaviour. This population, along with the elderly, are the nation’s largest dependent groups. In contrast, little research has been done to determine…

    Paperback – 2019-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Identity and Poverty: Defining a Sense of Self among Urban Adolescents book cover

    Identity and Poverty

    Defining a Sense of Self among Urban Adolescents, 1st Edition

    By Laura DeHaan, Shelley MacDermid

    This book, first published in 1996, examines an important developmental transition: the formation of identity, as well as the influence that having a well-developed identity may have, on a sample of adolescents living in urban Chicago. This study proposes that identity commitment, exploration, and…

    Paperback – 2019-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Development and the Rural-Urban Divide book cover

    Development and the Rural-Urban Divide

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Harriss, Mick Moore

    First published in 1984. It is widely acknowledged that rural-urban differences and interrelationships play an important role in the development process. Some theorists believe they are a primary cause of continuing poverty in poor nations. This volume of essays summarises and appraises theories of…

    Paperback – 2019-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Urban Deprivation and the Inner City book cover

    Urban Deprivation and the Inner City

    1st Edition

    Edited by Colin Jones

    Originally published in 1979. Phenomena such as high levels of unemployment, decaying and vandalised council estates, poor educational achievements by schoolchildren and the population decline in inner cities are just some of the problems challenged by this important work. The contributors from…

    Paperback – 2019-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • The Romance of Culture in an Urban Civilisation: Robert E. Park on Race and Ethnic Relations in Cities book cover

    The Romance of Culture in an Urban Civilisation

    Robert E. Park on Race and Ethnic Relations in Cities, 1st Edition

    By Barbara Ballis Lal

    In this book, originally published in 1990, the author presents a general, critical overview of Robert E. Park and the Chicago school of American sociology. Lal concentrates on the contribution that Park and those working within the Chicago school tradition have made to the area of urban race and…

    Paperback – 2019-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Managing the City: The Aims and Impacts of Urban Policy book cover

    Managing the City

    The Aims and Impacts of Urban Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian Robson

    This book, first published in 1987, addresses questions which have gained new importance in the light of the continuing erosion of the economic base and social stability of cities. The recurring riots in inner cities are but the outward manifestation of the profound collapse of the civic societies…

    Paperback – 2019-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Race and Gender Discrimination across Urban Labor Markets book cover

    Race and Gender Discrimination across Urban Labor Markets

    1st Edition

    By Susanne Schmitz

    This study, first published in 1996, investigates the effects that local labor market conditions may have on the economic status of women and blacks, relative to their white male counterparts. More precisely, it examines the impact that local labor market conditions have on estimates of labor…

    Paperback – 2019-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • The British New Towns: A Programme without a Policy book cover

    The British New Towns

    A Programme without a Policy, 1st Edition

    By Meryl Aldridge

    First published in 1979. Concern about the processes at work in Britain’s urban areas, coupled with steep declines in the population projections, led to a review of urban and regional policies in the mid-1970s, with major implications for the new towns as an element of national policy. The various…

    Paperback – 2019-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

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