Sociology: Urban Sociology

  • Law, Sensory Experience and Urban Space: The Making of the Regular City book cover

    Law, Sensory Experience and Urban Space

    The Making of the Regular City, 1st Edition

    By Rebecca Goodbourn

    As many western countries are increasing their legal regulation and surveillance of public spaces, this book offers new ways of thinking about and addressing urban inhabitation, by showing how particular understandings of the world become entrenched through physical and sensory experience.…

    Hardback – 2019-12-01 
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • The Routledge Handbook of Henri Lefebvre, The City and Urban Society book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Henri Lefebvre, The City and Urban Society

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael E. Leary-Owhin, John P. McCarthy

    The Routledge Handbook of Henri Lefebvre,The City and Urban Society is the first edited book to focus on Lefebvre's urban theories and ideas from a global perspective, making use of recent theoretical and empirical developments, with contributions from eminent as well as emergent global scholars.…

    Hardback – 2019-12-13 
    Routledge

  • Fear, Society, and the Police book cover

    Fear, Society, and the Police

    1st Edition

    By Dale L. June

    Fear, Society, and the Police examines elements of fear and how they can be controlled and turned into an effective and proper response in an emergency situation. Readers of this book will be exposed to ways fear can become an uncontrolled emotion, often leading to unnecessary acts of violence, and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge

  • Cities and Labour Immigration: Comparing Policy Responses in Amsterdam, Paris, Rome and Tel Aviv book cover

    Cities and Labour Immigration

    Comparing Policy Responses in Amsterdam, Paris, Rome and Tel Aviv, 1st Edition

    By Michael Alexander

    Using a unique analytical framework based on host-stranger relations, this book explores the response of cities to the arrival and settlement of labour immigrants. Comparing the local policies of four cities - Paris, Amsterdam, Rome and Tel Aviv - Michael Alexander charts the development of migrant…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Research in Migration and Ethnic Relations Series

  • Caste in Early Modern Japan: Danzaemon and the Edo Outcaste Order book cover

    Caste in Early Modern Japan

    Danzaemon and the Edo Outcaste Order, 1st Edition

    By Timothy Amos

    ‘Caste’, a word normally used in relation to the Indian subcontinent, is rarely associated with Japan in contemporary scholarship. This has not always been the case, and the term was often used among earlier generations of scholars, who introduced the Buraku problem to Western audiences. Amos…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Urban America Examined: A Bibliography book cover

    Urban America Examined

    A Bibliography, 1st Edition

    By Dale E. Casper

    Originally published in 1985 Urban America Examined, is a comprehensive bibliography examining the urban environment of the United States. The book is split into sections corresponding to the four main geographic regions of the country, looking respectively at research conducted in the East, South,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urbanization

  • Crime, Bodies and Space: Towards an Ethical Approach to Urban Policies in the Information Age book cover

    Crime, Bodies and Space

    Towards an Ethical Approach to Urban Policies in the Information Age, 1st Edition

    By Miriam Tedeschi

    With cities increasingly following rigid rules for designing out crime and producing spaces under surveillance, this book asks how information shapes bodies, space, and, ultimately, policymaking. In recent years, public spaces have changed in Western countries, with the urban realm becoming an…

    Hardback – 2020-01-03 
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Kuala Lumpur: Community, Infrastructure and Urban Inclusivity book cover

    Kuala Lumpur

    Community, Infrastructure and Urban Inclusivity, 1st Edition

    By Marek Kozlowski, Asma Mehan, Krzysztof Nawratek

    Kuala Lumpur is a diverse city representing many different religions and nationalities. Recent government policy has actively promoted unity and cohesion throughout the city; and the country of Malaysia, with the implementation of a programme called 1Malaysia. In this book, the authors investigate…

    Hardback – 2020-01-21 
    Routledge
    Built Environment City Studies

  • Implementing the Habit Agenda: Towards Child-centred Human Settlement Development in Developing Countries: Towards Child-centred Human Settlement Development in Developing Countries book cover

    Implementing the Habit Agenda: Towards Child-centred Human Settlement Development in Developing Countries

    Towards Child-centred Human Settlement Development in Developing Countries, 1st Edition

    By Edmundo Werna, André Dzikus, Lynette Ochola, Mano Kumarasuriyar

    Published in 1999, this text provides a comprehensive view of the problematique of urban children in developing countries. It starts by demonstrating why it is important to address housing and settlement-related problems faced by the children in developing countries. The book emphasizes that the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Planning for a Better Urban Living Environment in Asia book cover

    Planning for a Better Urban Living Environment in Asia

    1st Edition

    By Anthony Gar-On Yeh, Mee Kam Ng

    First published in 2000, this volume explores how Asia has developed very rapidly in the last quarter of the century and will be a main focus of the world in the 21st century. With rapid growth and development, the urban areas in the region are undergoing dramatic changes. An appreciation of the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Creating Future People: The Ethics of Genetic Enhancement book cover

    Creating Future People

    The Ethics of Genetic Enhancement, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Anomaly

    Creating Future People offers readers a fast-paced primer on how new genetic technologies will enable parents to influence the traits of their children, including their intelligence, moral capacities, physical appearances, and immune systems.  It deftly explains the science of gene editing and…

    Paperback – 2020-02-24 
    Routledge

  • Urban Change and Citizenship in Times of Crisis: Volume 1: Concepts and Theory book cover

    Urban Change and Citizenship in Times of Crisis

    Volume 1: Concepts and Theory, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bryan Turner, Hannah Wolf, Gregor Fitzi, Juergen Mackert

    Urban Change and Citizenship in Times of Crisis addresses the fact that in the beginning of the twenty-first century the majority of the world’s population is urbanized, a social fact that has turned cities more than ever into focal sites of social change. Multiple economic and political strategies…

    Hardback – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge
    Citizenship and Modern Society

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