Textbooks: Urban Studies

  • Policy Analysis and Evidence-Based Decision-Making book cover

    Policy Analysis and Evidence-Based Decision-Making

    By Alex Schwartz, Rachel Meltzer

    Drawing extensively from actual cases, Policy Analysis and Evidence-Based Decision-Making helps students develop the analytic skills necessary to advise government officials and nonprofit executives on a wide range of policy issues. The book provides succinct but thorough discussions of the key…

    Paperback – 2018-12-15 
    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 – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Economics and Property book cover

    Economics and Property

    4th Edition

    By Danny Myers

    Paperback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Urban Criminology book cover

    Urban Criminology

    By Rowland Atkinson, Gareth Millington

    The urban has tended to be implicit in the study of crime and disorder from the grounded studies of gang life, the observed strains and general stress of poverty and violent neighbourhood life, in arguments made about the capacity of communities to control problems, the design and management of…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

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

    Residential Real Estate

    Urban & Regional Economic Analysis

    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 – 2018-10-16 
    Routledge

  • Theories of Culture book cover

    Theories of Culture

    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 – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Cities and Literature book cover

    Cities and Literature

    By Malcolm Miles

    This book offers a critical introduction to the relation between cities and literature (fiction, poetry and literary criticism) from the late eighteenth to twenty-first centuries. It examines examples of writing from Europe, North America and post-colonial countries, juxtaposed to key ideas from…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Introductions to Urbanism and the City

  • Urban and Regional Planning book cover

    Urban and Regional Planning

    6th Edition

    By Peter Hall, Mark Tewdwr-Jones

    Paperback – 2018-09-01 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2018-08-27 
    Routledge

  • Tourism Policy and Planning: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow book cover

    Tourism Policy and Planning

    Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow, 3rd Edition

    By David L. Edgell, Sr., Jason R. Swanson

    The wellspring to the future global growth in tourism is a commitment toward good policy and strategic planning. Tourism Policy and Planning: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow offers an introduction to the tourism policy process and how policies link to the strategic tourism planning function as well…

    Paperback – 2018-07-16 
    Routledge

  • Remaking Housing Policy: An International Study book cover

    Remaking Housing Policy

    An International Study

    By David Clapham

    Breaking the country-specific boundaries of traditional housing policy books, Remaking Housing Policy is the first introductory housing policy textbook designed to be used by students all around the world. Starting from first principles, readers are guided through the objectives behind government…

    Paperback – 2018-07-11 
    Routledge

  • Urban Management and Economics book cover

    Urban Management and Economics

    By Alexander Otgaar, Erik Braun, Leo van den Berg

    This book, from a team of authors at one of Europe’s leading centres for the study of urban and regional studies in Erasmus University provides a view on the challenges cities are confronted with in the twenty first century. Modern trends that influence the spatial-economic development of urban…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge

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