Urban Studies

We provide researchers, professionals, lecturers and students with books, Journals, eProducts, Resources and Information for the diverse field of Urban Studies.

You can also find information here on books for students, series, and our online catalogues.

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27Series in Urban Studies

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619New Products

  • Play in Creative Problem-solving for Planners and Architects

    By Ron Kasprisin

    In Play in Creative Problem-solving for Planners and Architects, "play" is defined, explored and demonstrated as a critical catalyst in creative problem-solving processes. The book defines the current psychological research into play and creative problem-solving, explores the necessary integration…

    Paperback – 2016-07-15
    Routledge

  • Pragmatic Sustainability

    Dispositions for Critical Adaptation, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Steven A. Moore

     This second edition of Pragmatic Sustainability proposes a pragmatic, discursive and pluralistic approach to thinking about sustainability.. Rather than suggesting a single solution to the problem of how to live sustainably, this collection discusses broader approaches to social and…

    Paperback – 2016-07-04
    Routledge

  • Planning Sustainable Cities

    An infrastructure-based approach

    By Spiro N. Pollalis

    Planning Sustainable Cities: An infrastructure-based approach provides an analytical framework for urban sustainability, focusing on the services and performance of infrastructure systems. The book approaches infrastructure as a series of systems that function in synergy and are directly linked…

    Hardback – 2016-06-24
    Routledge

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Editorial Contacts

  • Helena Hurd, Editor
    Development Studies

    Helena Hurd commissions books for the Development Studies list across all levels, from textbooks and research monographs, to handbooks and books aimed at policy makers. In addition to core Development Studies titles, this rapidly expanding portfolio includes a range of interdisciplinary books drawn from Geography, Politics, Area Studies, Philosophy, Health, Humanities, Sociology and Education. Helena is keen to hear from any potential authors looking to publish within development studies, particularly in the key areas of humanitarian studies, development policy, development governance, inequality, regional development, religion and development, migration and displacement studies.

  • Faye Leerink, Editor

    Faye Leerink commissions books in the areas of geography, environmental studies, urban studies, and in tourism, hospitality and events. She has been working on these subject areas at Routledge since 2009. She particularly enjoys building long term partnerships with authors and strives to publish high quality and original work in our well-established sub-disciplines. Faye also has an eager eye for future market trends and is particularly keen to publish research from emerging, cutting edge and interdisciplinary areas, such as human-animal studies, the more than human, the Anthropocene, critical food studies, nature, cultural and heritage tourism, ethics and tourism, and tourism anthropology. She is always happy to discuss book ideas or long term writing plans, particularly for monographs, edited collections, handbooks and supplementary texts. She can be found on LinkedIn.  

  • Natalja Mortensen, Senior Acquisitions Editor

    Natalja Mortensen is committed to publishing high-quality, innovative, and politically relevant research monographs, supplementary texts, and handbooks for the political science academic community. She is actively seeking book proposals in American Politics (and Government), Comparative Politics, Environment, Gender, Identity Politics, Latin American Politics, Media (including Political Communication), Political Psychology, Political Theory and Philosophy, Public Policy and Public Administration, Research Methods, Role Theory, and Urban Politics. Natalja is committed to responding quickly to all inquiries, and to helping guide authors through the editorial stages of their book. If you would like to discuss an idea or wish to hear more about her publishing program, please do not hesitate to get in touch.

  • Andrew Mould, Publisher – Geography

    Andrew Mould has been commissioning books in the discipline of geography and the allied fields of urban, environmental, and development studies for well over a decade.  He is always happy to discuss writing plans and is particularly interested in titles that will complement or enhance Routledge’s existing suite of textbooks, handbooks, and research-level publications. His overall goal is to publish high-quality, innovative publications that meet their commercial potential. Andrew is able to draw upon a wealth of experience and expertise to guide prospective authors through the publishing process and is particularly keen to build long-term partnerships with authors.

  • Nicole Solano, Senior Editor, Planning
    Editorial

    Nicole Solano publishes books on the Planning and Urban Design list across a range of text types, including textbooks for undergraduate and graduate courses, heavily illustrated professional titles for practicing planners and urban designers, and research titles comprising monographs, edited collections, and handbooks. She is particularly interested in developing the list’s handbook offerings as well as titles focused on issues of social justice, the right to the city, informality, and voices from the Global South. For professional titles she is looking for books focused on best practices, lessons learned, and guiding policy. For more information please visit Nicole’s LinkedIn profile.

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