Urban Studies: Urban Studies

  • Defining the Urban and Rural book cover

    Defining the Urban and Rural

    1st Edition

    By Valentina Cattivelli

    In recent years, new definitions of cities and countries and the regions within them have emerged. In particular, how a region comes to be considered as ‘rural’ or ‘urban’ or somewhere in between has been a subject of some debate. This has led to a drive to seek new territorial classification…

    Hardback – 2020-02-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • The Routledge Handbook of Urban Resilience book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Urban Resilience

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael A. Burayidi, Adriana Allen, John Twigg, Christine Wamsler

    This volume provides a comprehensive discussion and overview of urban resilience, including socio-ecological and economic hazard and disaster resilience. It provides a summary of state of the art thinking on resilience, the different approaches, tools and methodologies for understanding the subject…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Urban Renewal in India: Accommodating people, ideas and lifeworlds in Mumbai's redeveloping chawls book cover

    Urban Renewal in India

    Accommodating people, ideas and lifeworlds in Mumbai's redeveloping chawls, 1st Edition

    By Pablo Holwitt

    This book interrogates contemporary processes of neoliberal urban renewal in the Global South by studying the model of chawl-redevelopment in Mumbai, India. The model of chawl-redevelopment is used to address questions surrounding contemporary urban renewal. Focusing on attempts to redevelop Mumbai…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Co-housing in Europe (Open Access): Towards Sustainable Cities? book cover

    Contemporary Co-housing in Europe (Open Access)

    Towards Sustainable Cities?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pernilla Hagbert, Henrik Gutzon Larsen, Hakan Thorn, Cathrin Wasshede

    This book investigates co-housing as an alternative housing form in relation to sustainable urban development. Co-housing is often lauded as a more sustainable way of living. The primary aim of this book is to critically explore co-housing in the context of wider social, economic, political and…

    Hardback – 2019-12-16 
    Routledge

  • Crime, Bodies and Space: Towards an Ethical Approach to Urban Policies in the Information Age book cover

    Crime, Bodies and Space

    Towards an Ethical Approach to Urban Policies in the Information Age, 1st Edition

    By Miriam Tedeschi

    With cities increasingly following rigid rules for designing out crime and producing spaces under surveillance, this book asks how information shapes bodies, space, and, ultimately, policymaking. In recent years, public spaces have changed in Western countries, with the urban realm becoming an…

    Hardback – 2019-12-04 
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Living Architecture, Living Cities: Soul-Nourishing Sustainability book cover

    Living Architecture, Living Cities

    Soul-Nourishing Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Day, Julie Gwilliam

    It’s widely accepted that our environment is in crisis. Less widely recognized is that three quarters of environmental damage is due to cities – the places where most of us live. As this powerful new book elucidates, global sustainability is therefore directly dependent on urban design. In Living…

    Paperback – 2019-11-28 
    Routledge

  • Spatial Practices: Modes of Action and Engagement with the City book cover

    Spatial Practices

    Modes of Action and Engagement with the City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melanie Dodd

    This book explores ‘spatial practices’, a loose and expandable set of approaches that embrace the political and the activist, the performative and the curatorial, the architectural and the urban. Acting upon and engaging with the public realm, the field of spatial practices allows people to…

    Paperback – 2019-11-27 
    Routledge

  • Smart City in India: Urban Laboratory, Paradigm or Trajectory? book cover

    Smart City in India

    Urban Laboratory, Paradigm or Trajectory?, 1st Edition

    By Binti Singh, Manoj Parmar

    This book is a critical reflection on the Smart City Mission in India. Drawing on ethnographic data from across Indian cities, this volume assesses the transformative possibilities and limitations of the programme. It examines the ten core infrastructural elements that make up a city, including…

    Paperback – 2019-11-18 
    Routledge India

  • Affordable Housing for Smart Villages book cover

    Affordable Housing for Smart Villages

    1st Edition

    By Hemanta Doloi, Sally Donovan

    This book initiates a fresh discussion of affordability in rural housing set in the context of the rapidly shifting balance between rural and urban populations. It conceptualises affordability in rural housing along a spectrum that is interlaced with cultural and social values integral to rural…

    Paperback – 2019-11-15 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Urban Planning in Africa book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Urban Planning in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Carlos Nunes Silva

    This handbook contributes with new evidence and new insights to the on-going debate on the de-colonization of knowledge on urban planning in Africa. African cities grew rapidly since the mid-20th century, in part due to rising rural migration and rapid internal demographic growth that followed the…

    Hardback – 2019-11-13 
    Routledge

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

    Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning 6

    The Right to the City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Silver, Robert Freestone, Christophe Demaziere

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-11-13 
    Routledge
    Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning

  • Creating Great Places: Evidence-based Urban Design for Health and Wellbeing book cover

    Creating Great Places

    Evidence-based Urban Design for Health and Wellbeing, 1st Edition

    By Debra Flanders Cushing, Evonne Miller

    This book provides a bold vision and roadmap for creating great places. Imagining and designing urban environments where all people thrive is an extraordinary task, and in this compelling narrative, Cushing and Miller remind us that theory is a powerful starting point. Drawing on international…

    Paperback – 2019-11-13 
    Routledge

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