Urban Studies: Products

  • Urban Redevelopment: A North American Reader book cover

    Urban Redevelopment

    A North American Reader

    Edited by Barry Hersh

    Urban redevelopment plays a major part in the growth strategy of the modern city and the goal of this book is to examine the various aspects of redevelopment, its principles and practices in the North American context. Urban Redevelopment: a North American Reader, seeks to shed light on the…

    Paperback – 2017-09-06 
    Routledge

  • Slow Tourism, Food and Cities: Pace and the Search for the ‘Good Life’ book cover

    Slow Tourism, Food and Cities

    Pace and the Search for the ‘Good Life’

    Edited by Michael Clancy

    Slow Food began in the late 1980s as a response to the spread of fast food establishmentsand as a larger statement against globalization and the perceived deterioration of modern life. Since then, slow practices have permeated into other areas, including cities and territories and travel and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Tourism

  • Urban Sociolinguistics: The City as a Linguistic Process and Experience book cover

    Urban Sociolinguistics

    The City as a Linguistic Process and Experience

    Edited by Patrick Heinrich, Dick Smakman

    From Los Angeles to Tokyo, Urban Sociolinguistics is a sociolinguistic study of twelve urban settings around the world. Building on William Labov’s famous New York Study, the authors demonstrate how language use in these areas is changing based on belief systems, behavioural norms, day-to-day…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge

  • The Syntax of City Space: American Urban Grids book cover

    The Syntax of City Space

    American Urban Grids

    By Mark Major

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Companion to Real Estate Development book cover

    Routledge Companion to Real Estate Development

    Edited by Graham Squires, Erwin Heurkens, Richard Peiser

    Real estate development shapes the way people live and work, playing a crucial role in determining our built environment. Around the world, real estate development reflects both universal human needs and region-specific requirements, and with the rise of globalization there is an increasing need to…

    Hardback – 2017-08-29 
    Routledge

  • Gender and Gentrification book cover

    Gender and Gentrification

    By Winifred Curran

    This book explores how gentrification often reinforces traditional gender roles and spatial constructions during the process of reshaping the labour, housing, commercial and policy landscapes of the city. It focuses in particular on the impact of gentrification on women and racialized men,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Urbanization with Chinese Characteristics: The Hukou System and Migration book cover

    Urbanization with Chinese Characteristics: The Hukou System and Migration

    By Kam Wing Chan

    Building on his three decades of careful research, Professor Kam Wing Chan expertly dissects the complexity of China’s hukou system, migration, urbanization and their interrelationships in this set of journal articles published in the last ten years. This book examines several fundamental issues in…

    Hardback – 2017-08-29 
    Routledge

  • Neoliberalism and Urban Development in Latin America: The Case of Santiago book cover

    Neoliberalism and Urban Development in Latin America

    The Case of Santiago

    Edited by Camillo Boano, Francisco Vergara-Perucich

    In the 1970s and following on from the deposition of Salvador Allende, the Chilean dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet installed a radical political and economic system by force which lent heavy privilege to free market capitalism, reduced the power of the state to its minimum and actively suppressed…

    Hardback – 2017-08-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Interiors Beyond Architecture book cover

    Interiors Beyond Architecture

    Edited by Deborah Schneiderman, Amy Campos

    Interiors Beyond Architecture proposes an expanded impact for interior design that transcends the inside of buildings, analysing significant interiors that engage space outside of the disciplinary boundaries of architecture. It presents contemporary case studies from a historically nuanced and…

    Paperback – 2017-08-24 
    Routledge

  • Frontiers of Land and Water Governance in Urban Areas book cover

    Frontiers of Land and Water Governance in Urban Areas

    Edited by Thomas Hartmann, Tejo Spit

    A society that intensifies and expands the use of land and water in urban areas needs to search for solutions to manage the frontiers between these two essential elements for urban living. Sustainable governance of land and water is one of the major challenges of our times. Managing retention areas…

    Paperback – 2017-08-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

  • Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning: The Right to the City, Volume 6 book cover

    Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning

    The Right to the City, Volume 6

    Edited by Christophe Demaziere, Robert Freestone, Christopher Silver

    The Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning series offers a selection of some of the best scholarship in urban and regional planning from around the world. The internationally recognized authors of these award-winning papers take up a range of salient issues from the theory and practice of…

    Hardback – 2017-08-23 
    Routledge
    Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning

  • Rethinking Neoliberalism: Resisting the Disciplinary Regime book cover

    Rethinking Neoliberalism

    Resisting the Disciplinary Regime

    Edited by Sanford F. Schram, Marianna Pavlovskaya

    Neoliberalism remains a flashpoint for political contestation around the world. For decades now, neoliberalism has been in the process of becoming a globally ascendant default logic that prioritizes using economic rationality for all major decisions, in all sectors of society, at the collective…

    Paperback – 2017-08-23 
    Routledge

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