Textbooks: Urban Studies

  • Theories of Culture book cover

    Theories of Culture

    1st Edition

    By Arnold Groh

    What is culture? Why do cultures change over time? Are there any discernible rules or principles behind culture-related phenomena and processes and, if so, what are they? Familiarity with the most significant cultural theories of the 20th and 21st centuries is vital for anyone studying or…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18 
    Routledge

  • Urban and Regional Planning book cover

    Urban and Regional Planning

    6th Edition

    By Peter Hall, Mark Tewdwr-Jones

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge

  • Cities, Change, and Conflict: A Political Economy of Urban Life book cover

    Cities, Change, and Conflict

    A Political Economy of Urban Life, 5th Edition

    By Nancy Kleniewski, Alexander R. Thomas

    Cities, Change and Conflict was one of the first texts to embrace the perspective of political economy as its main explanatory framework, and then complement it with the rich contributions found in the human ecology perspective. Although its primary focus is on North American cities, the book…

    Paperback – 2019-03-04 
    Routledge

  • American Urban Politics in a Global Age book cover

    American Urban Politics in a Global Age

    8th Edition

    Edited by Paul Kantor, Dennis R Judd, Annika Hinze, James Smith

    Bringing together a selection of readings that represent some of the most important trends and topics in urban scholarship today, American Urban Politics in a Global Age provides historical context and contemporary commentaries on the economy, politics, culture and identity of American cities. The…

    Paperback – 2019-02-15 
    Routledge

  • Economics and Property book cover

    Economics and Property

    4th Edition

    By Danny Myers

    Economics and Property provides a clear and easy-to-read introduction to any property economics module in a degree leading to a profession in real estate, surveying, construction and other related built environment fields. It focuses on the core principles to provide the economic background…

    Paperback – 2019-02-15 
    Routledge

  • Residential Real Estate: Urban & Regional Economic Analysis book cover

    Residential Real Estate

    Urban & Regional Economic Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Anupam Nanda

    Residential Real Estate introduces readers to the economic fundamentals and emerging issues in housing markets. The book investigates housing market issues within local, regional, national and international contexts in order to provide students with an understanding of the economic principles that…

    Paperback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Surveillance book cover

    Surveillance

    1st Edition

    By Benjamin Goold

    PIN numbers, credit records, photo IDs and biometric measures play a central role in our daily lives. Instead of being mere by-products of public and private surveillance systems, such tokens of trust are now fundamental to surviving in modern society – so much so that our ‘surveillance profiles’…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge
    Key Ideas in Criminology

  • Doing Research in Urban and Regional Planning: Lessons in Practical Methods book cover

    Doing Research in Urban and Regional Planning

    Lessons in Practical Methods, 1st Edition

    By Diana MacCallum, Courtney Babb, Carey Curtis

    Doing Research in Urban and Regional Planning provides a basic introduction to methodology and methods in planning research. It brings together the methods most commonly used in planning, explaining their key applications and basic protocols. It addresses the unique needs of planners by dealing…

    Paperback – 2019-01-28 
    Routledge
    Natural and Built Environment Series

  • Policy Analysis as Problem Solving: A Flexible and Evidence-Based Framework book cover

    Policy Analysis as Problem Solving

    A Flexible and Evidence-Based Framework, 1st Edition

    By Rachel Meltzer, Alex Schwartz

    Drawing extensively from real-life cases, Policy Analysis as Problem Solving helps students develop the analytic skills necessary to advise government officials and nonprofit executives on a wide range of policy issues. Unlike other texts, Policy Analysis as Problem Solving employs a pragmatic,…

    Paperback – 2018-12-11 
    Routledge

  • Urban Criminology: The City, Disorder, Harm and Social Control book cover

    Urban Criminology

    The City, Disorder, Harm and Social Control, 1st Edition

    By Rowland Atkinson, Gareth Millington

    Urban Criminology offers an accessible analysis of our urban condition, viewed through the prism of crime, disorder and social harm. This book gathers cutting-edge treatments, research field reports and critical examinations of crime and harm in cities, from the disciplines of urban studies and…

    Paperback – 2018-12-05 
    Routledge

  • Sustainability and Design Ethics, Second Edition book cover

    Sustainability and Design Ethics, Second Edition

    1st Edition

    By Jean Russ

    From the general introduction to the more sophisticated theories, followed by the practices of design professionals and organizations that embody these theories, and, the detailed measures and actions to achieve sustainability and a flourishing future, this book unveils a broad understanding of the…

    Paperback – 2018-11-27 
    CRC Press

  • City Politics: The Political Economy of Urban America book cover

    City Politics

    The Political Economy of Urban America, 10th Edition

    By Dennis R. Judd, Annika M. Hinze

    Praised for the clarity of its writing, careful research, and distinctive theme – that urban politics in the United States has evolved as a dynamic interaction between governmental power, private actors, and a politics of identity – City Politics remains a classic study of urban politics.  Its…

    Paperback – 2018-09-06
    Routledge

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