Sociology: Urban Sociology

  • Slum Clearance: The Social and Administrative Context in England and Wales book cover

    Slum Clearance

    The Social and Administrative Context in England and Wales, 1st Edition

    By John English, Ruth Madigan, Peter Norman

    Originally published in 1976. Slum clearance is a particularly significant process because it places the ordinary citizen in a state of extreme dependence on his local authority. The local authority not only destroys his existing environment but controls access to a replacement council house. This…

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

  • Basic Needs and the Urban Poor: The Provision of Communal Services book cover

    Basic Needs and the Urban Poor

    The Provision of Communal Services, 1st Edition

    Edited by P. J. Richards, A. M. Thomson

    Originally published in 1984. The diverse problems suffered by the urban poor in Asia and the means by which their welfare levels can be raised are investigated comprehensively in this study. All chapters, written by specialists, deal with a particular subject but the general theme remains that the…

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

  • Migration, Work and Home-Making in the City: Dwelling and Belonging among Vietnamese Communities in London book cover

    Migration, Work and Home-Making in the City

    Dwelling and Belonging among Vietnamese Communities in London, 1st Edition

    By Annabelle Wilkins

    This book explores the relationships between home, work and migration among Vietnamese people in East London, demonstrating the diversity of home-making practices and forms of belonging in relation to the dwelling, workplace and wider city. Engaging with wider scholarship on transnationalism, urban…

    Hardback – 2019-04-09
    Routledge
    Studies in Migration and Diaspora

  • Agonistic Articulations in the 'Creative' City: On New Actors and Activism in Berlin’s Cultural Politics book cover

    Agonistic Articulations in the 'Creative' City

    On New Actors and Activism in Berlin’s Cultural Politics, 1st Edition

    By Friederike Landau

    This book offers an empirically-grounded account of the emergence and political activities of a new collective actor in Berlin’s art field. Investigating the organizational and representative practices of Koalition der Freien Szene (Coalition of the Independent Scene) – a trans-disciplinary action…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Political Sociology

  • Trends and Issues in Housing in Asia: Coming of an Age book cover

    Trends and Issues in Housing in Asia

    Coming of an Age, 1st Edition

    Edited by Urmi Sengupta, Annapurna Shaw

    This book offers a comprehensive overview of current housing practices across Asian cities based on facts and trends in the market. For many countries in Asia, the future of housing is now. This future is closely linked to successful theoretical advancement and policy practice in housing studies.…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge India
    Cities and the Urban Imperative

  • Crime and the Development of Modern Society: Patterns of Criminality in Nineteenth Century Germany and France book cover

    Crime and the Development of Modern Society

    Patterns of Criminality in Nineteenth Century Germany and France, 1st Edition

    By Howard Zehr

    Originally published in 1976. This study deals with crime as social history in Germany and France during the nineteenth century. It establishes the broad statistical patterns of crime over the century so that the crime phenomenon can be analysed in the light of the other main trends of economic and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Criminology

  • Heavy Business: Commercial Burglary and Robbery book cover

    Heavy Business

    Commercial Burglary and Robbery, 1st Edition

    By Dermot Walsh

    Originally published in 1986. Based on interviews with men in prison, this study takes two groups of convicted criminals: men convicted of robbery, and, for comparison, a sample of men convicted for breaking into commercial premises. It focuses on how victims are chosen, the decision-making…

    Hardback – 2019-03-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Criminology

  • Why Crime?: Some Causes and Remedies from the Psychological Standpoint book cover

    Why Crime?

    Some Causes and Remedies from the Psychological Standpoint, 1st Edition

    By Claud Mullins

    Originally published in 1945. This book presents the developing opinions contemporary to the post-war period, of the social and psychological roots of criminal actions as seen through the viewpoint of a practising magistrate. Looking at the psychological treatment of delinquents in particular,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Criminology

  • Crime and Environment book cover

    Crime and Environment

    1st Edition

    By R. N. Davidson

    Originally published in 1981. This book unifies the diverse literature on the role of environmental factors in the uneven distribution of crime in society and provides an assessment of the validity of environmental explanations and their utility. It analyses and assesses the major work done by…

    Hardback – 2019-03-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Criminology

  • Class Formation, Social Inequality and the Nagas in North-East India book cover

    Class Formation, Social Inequality and the Nagas in North-East India

    1st Edition

    By Andreas Küchle

    This book examines the question of class formation and social inequality within tribal groups in North-East India. Focussing on the Nagas, it analyses and challenges common perceptions about them as a class-less society with a uniform culture. It looks at the previously neglected themes of class…

    Hardback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge India

  • Controlling Urban Events: Law, Ethics and the Material book cover

    Controlling Urban Events

    Law, Ethics and the Material, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Pavoni

    How does order emerge out of the multiplicity of bodies, objects, ideas and practices that constitute the urban? This book explores the relation between space, law and control in the contemporary city – and particularly in the context of urban ‘mega events’ – through a combined geographical and…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Senses in Cities: Experiences of Urban Settings book cover

    Senses in Cities

    Experiences of Urban Settings, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kelvin E.Y. Low, Devorah Kalekin-Fishman

    Urban landscapes are usually thought of first and foremost as engineered formations designed for functionality. It is quite clear, however, that cities and towns are sites of social structure, scenes of diversity, and hotbeds of transgressions. They are also sources of satisfying social…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

15Series in Urban Sociology

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