Sociology: Urban Sociology

  • Housing in Developing Cities: Experience and Lessons book cover

    Housing in Developing Cities

    Experience and Lessons, 1st Edition

    By Patrick Wakely

    Universally, the production, maintenance and management of housing have been, and continue to be, market-based activities. Nevertheless, since the mid-twentieth century virtually all governments, socialist and liberal alike, have perceived the need to intervene in urban housing markets in support…

    Paperback – 2019-11-14
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Charles Booth's London (1969): A Portrait of the Poor at the Turn of the Century, Drawn from His

    Routledge Revivals: Charles Booth's London (1969)

    A Portrait of the Poor at the Turn of the Century, Drawn from His "Life and Labour of the People in London", 1st Edition

    Edited by Albert Fried, Richard M. Elman

    First published in 1969, this book presents a one-volume anthology of Charles Booth’s Life and Labour of the People in London, the classic early study of the poor in the urban environment. The original text consists of a vast compendium of descriptions of families, homes, streets, conditions of…

    Paperback – 2019-11-13
    Routledge

  • Post-Socialist Political Graffiti in the Balkans and Central Europe book cover

    Post-Socialist Political Graffiti in the Balkans and Central Europe

    1st Edition

    By Mitja Velikonja

    This theoretically and empirically grounded book uses case studies of political graffiti in the post-socialist Balkans and Central Europe to explore the use of graffiti as a subversive political media. Despite the increasing global digitisation, graffiti remains widespread and popular, providing…

    Hardback – 2019-11-13
    Routledge
    Southeast European Studies

  • Rural Development in the Digital Age: Exploring Neo-Productivist EU Rural Policy book cover

    Rural Development in the Digital Age

    Exploring Neo-Productivist EU Rural Policy, 1st Edition

    By Martin Pělucha, Edward Kasabov

    Rural Development in the Digital Age explores current theoretical and policy developments in EU rural policy during the 4.0 period. The book offers an analysis of the contradictory and complex drivers and multiple impacts of Period 4.0 policy within the specific territorial context of its…

    Hardback – 2019-11-12
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • 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

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