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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24Series in Urban Studies

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595New Products

  • People's Spaces

    Coping, Familiarizing, Creating

    By Nihal Perera

    Who controls space? Powerful corporations, institutions, and individuals have great power to create physical and political space through income and influence. People’s Spaces attempts to understand the struggle between people and institutions in the spaces they make. Current literature on cities…

    Paperback – 2015-11-11

  • Regional Economics

    2nd Edition

    By Roberta Capello

     The second edition of Regional Economics provides a comprehensive and up-to-date treatment of regional economics. This fully revised edition includes key theoretical developments of the last ten years. Topics included span from the earliest location theories to the most recent regional growth…

    Paperback – 2015-11-10
    Routledge Advanced Texts in Economics and Finance

  • Planning for Wicked Problems

    A Planner's Guide to Land Use Law

    By Dawn Jourdan, Eric J. Strauss

    Efforts to teach students pursuing graduate degrees in urban and regional planning are often frustrated by the "case books" that have been prepared for use by law professors teaching similar courses. Dawn Jourdan and Eric J. Strauss have attempted to take their concerns to heart in the design of…

    Paperback – 2015-11-06

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Marketing Contacts

Editorial Contacts

  • Gerhard Boomgaarden, Senior Publisher, UK - Europe/Global

    Gerhard Boomgaarden commissions for a world-class Sociology list that features textbooks, supplementary reading, research monographs, edited collections, translations, encyclopedias, and handbooks. With over 15 years of experience in academic publishing, he publishes in all established fields of teaching and research, as well as in newer and more interdisciplinary areas. His view of sociology is broad and includes boundary areas such as human-animal studies, digital studies, STS, the body and memory studies, mobilities, ethnography, rights and many more. He is keen on exploring mutual benefits, society and grant publishing, and is proud of a fast turnaround. Do drop him a line about your idea (informally, if you wish).

  • Rob Langham, Commissioning Editor

    Rob Langham commissions new titles in Regional and Urban Studies and works closely with the Regional Studies Association on the Regions and Cities series. He started in book publishing in 1990 and joined Routledge in 1999.

  • Faye Leerink, Associate Editor
    Social Science Research

    Faye Leerink commissions scholarly and cutting-edge research across all sub-disciplines in the areas of geography, urban studies, sport studies, tourism, hospitality and events. She is interested in receiving new proposals for authored and edited monographs. Faye has been with Routledge since 2009.

  • 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

    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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