Textbooks: Urban Studies

  • Emergency Management: The American Experience book cover

    Emergency Management

    The American Experience, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Claire B. Rubin

    The spate of disaster events ranging from major to catastrophic that have occurred in recent years raises a lot of questions about where and why they happened. Understanding the history of emergency management policies and practice is important to an understanding of current and future policies and…

    Paperback – 2019-08-20 
    Routledge

  • Pragmatic Spatial Planning: Practial Theory for Professionals book cover

    Pragmatic Spatial Planning

    Practial Theory for Professionals, 1st Edition

    By Charles Hoch

    Instead of seeking theory to justify practical professional judgments this book describes how professionals can and should use theory to guide these judgments. Professional spatial planning in the US, and globally, continues to suffer from a weak conceptual grasp of its own practice. Practitioners…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16 
    Routledge

  • Urban Politics: Cities and Suburbs in a Global Age book cover

    Urban Politics

    Cities and Suburbs in a Global Age, 10th Edition

    By Myron Levine

    Urban Politics blends the most insightful classic and current political science and related literature with current issues in urban affairs. The book’s integrative theme is ‘power,’ demonstrating that the study of urban politics requires an analysist to look beyond the formal institutions and…

    Paperback – 2019-07-08 
    Routledge

  • Water Histories of South Asia: The Materiality of Liquescence book cover

    Water Histories of South Asia

    The Materiality of Liquescence, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sugata Ray, Venugopal Maddipati

    This book surveys the intersections between water systems and the phenomenology of visual cultures in early modern, colonial, and contemporary South Asia. Bringing together contributions by eminent artists, architects, curators, and scholars who explore the connections between the environmental and…

    Hardback – 2019-07-04 
    Routledge India
    Visual and Media Histories

  • The New Urban Sociology book cover

    The New Urban Sociology

    6th Edition

    By Mark Gottdiener, Randolph Hohle, Colby King

    Widely recognized as a groundbreaking text, The New Urban Sociology is a broad and expert introduction to urban sociology that is both relevant and accessible to students. Organized around an integrated paradigm, the sociospatial perspective, this text examines the role played by social factors…

    Paperback – 2019-06-17 
    Routledge

  • Cities and Cinema book cover

    Cities and Cinema

    2nd Edition

    By Barbara Mennel

    The second edition of Cities and Cinema provides an updated survey of films about cities from their significance for modernity at the beginning of the twentieth century to contemporary relationship between virtual reality and urban space. The book demonstrates the importance of the filmic depiction…

    Paperback – 2019-06-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Introductions to Urbanism and the City

  • Spatial Microeconometrics book cover

    Spatial Microeconometrics

    1st Edition

    By Giuseppe Arbia, Giuseppe Espa, Diego Giuliani

    Spatial Microeconometrics is an advanced textbook for researchers and graduate students. The book introduces the reader to the basic concepts of spatial statistics, spatial econometrics and spatial behavior of economics agents at the microeconomic level. Incorporating useful examples and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advanced Texts in Economics and Finance

  • Theories of Culture book cover

    Theories of Culture

    1st Edition

    By Arnold Groh

    This authoritative but concise guide describes the most significant cultural theories of the 20th and 21st centuries and their originators, as well as the links between them and their mutual influences. Exploring ideas around what culture is, when and why cultures change over time, and whether…

    Paperback – 2019-05-30 
    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 – 2019-03-27 
    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 – 2019-03-06
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-02-07
    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 – 2018-12-18
    Routledge

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