Urban Studies: Urban Communications & Technology

  • Time Geography book cover

    Time Geography

    By Kajsa Ellegård

    Time Geography is a mode of thinking that helps understanding change in society, the wider context and ecological consequences of human actions. This book presents its assumptions, concepts, methods, and exemplifies applications. The intellectual path of the Swedish Geographer Torsten Hägerstrand…

    Hardback – 2018-09-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Time Geography in the Global Context: An Anthology book cover

    Time Geography in the Global Context

    An Anthology

    Edited by Kajsa Ellegård

    Time Geography is a mode of thinking that helps us understand change processes in society, the wider context and the ecological consequences of human actions. This book brings together international time-geographic research from a range of disciplines.   Swedish Geographer Torsten Hägerstrand is a…

    Hardback – 2018-09-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Inside Smart Cities: Place, Politics and Urban Innovation book cover

    Inside Smart Cities

    Place, Politics and Urban Innovation

    Edited by Andrew Karvonen, Federico Cugurullo, Federico Caprotti

    The era of the smart city has arrived. Only a decade ago, the promise of optimising urban services through the widespread application of information and communication technologies was largely a techno-utopian fantasy. Today, smart urbanisation is occurring via urban projects, policies and visions…

    Paperback – 2018-09-17 
    Routledge

  • Spaces of Congestion and Traffic: Politics and Technologies in Twentieth-Century London book cover

    Spaces of Congestion and Traffic

    Politics and Technologies in Twentieth-Century London

    By David Rooney

    This book provides a political history of urban traffic congestion in the twentieth century. It explores how and why experts, from a range of professional disciplines, have attempted to solve what they have called ‘the traffic problem’. The author draws on case studies of historical traffic…

    Hardback – 2018-08-16 
    Routledge
    Transport and Mobility

  • Control Room: Nodes in the Networked City book cover

    Control Room

    Nodes in the Networked City

    Edited by Andres Luque-Ayala, Simon Marvin

    Paperback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge

  • New Urban Geographies of the Creative and Knowledge Economies: Foregrounding Innovative Productions, Workplaces and Public Policies in Contemporary Cities book cover

    New Urban Geographies of the Creative and Knowledge Economies

    Foregrounding Innovative Productions, Workplaces and Public Policies in Contemporary Cities

    Edited by Simonetta Armondi, Stefano Di Vita

    The temporal and spatial intersection of information and telecommunication technologies, creative and knowledge economies, and related new manufacturing systems, has been leading to significant effects on urban socioeconomic and spatial configurations and public policies. Specifically, the…

    Hardback – 2018-04-24
    Routledge

  • The Nocturnal City book cover

    The Nocturnal City

    By Robert Shaw

    Night is a foundational element of human and animal life on earth, but its interaction with the social world has undergone significant transformations during the era of globalization. As the economic activity of the ‘daytime’ city has advanced into the night, other uses of the night as a time for…

    Hardback – 2018-02-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Culture, Space and Identity

  • Cities at Risk: Planning for and Recovering from Natural Disasters book cover

    Cities at Risk

    Planning for and Recovering from Natural Disasters

    By Pierre Filion, Gary Sands

    As levels of urbanization increase around the world, the growing concentrations of population and economic activity increases vulnerability to natural disasters. Interdependencies among urban populations mean that damage to the built environment, including water, sewer and energy infrastructure,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Global Urban Studies

  • Technologies for Sustainable Urban Design and Bioregionalist Regeneration book cover

    Technologies for Sustainable Urban Design and Bioregionalist Regeneration

    By Dora Francese

    This book explores the role of technology in ecological urban design and regeneration. Part I provides theoretical and methodological insights into technological approaches that offer optimum respect to existing cultural and natural environments, while offering minimum impact and carbon footprint.…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Beyond the Networked City: Infrastructure reconfigurations and urban change in the North and South book cover

    Beyond the Networked City

    Infrastructure reconfigurations and urban change in the North and South

    Edited by Olivier Coutard, Jonathan Rutherford

    Cities around the world are undergoing profound changes. In this global era, we live in a world of rising knowledge economies, digital technologies, and awareness of environmental issues. The so-called "modern infrastructural ideal" of spatially and socially ubiquitous centrally-governed…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Urban Mobilities in the Global South book cover

    Urban Mobilities in the Global South

    Edited by Tanu Priya Uteng, Karen Lucas

    The book considers urban mobilities and immobilities in the Global South through an exploration of the theoretical and methodological entry points that can be used to further the agenda of transport planning. Transport system improvements can (and do) have complex and unequal impacts on different…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01
    Routledge
    Transport and Mobility

  • Routledge Companion to Media and Humanitarian Action book cover

    Routledge Companion to Media and Humanitarian Action

    Edited by Robin Andersen, Purnaka L. de Silva

    In this moment of unprecedented humanitarian crises, the representations of global disasters are increasingly common media themes around the world. The Routledge Companion to Media and Humanitarian Action explores the interconnections between media, old and new, and the humanitarian challenges that…

    Hardback – 2017-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Media and Cultural Studies Companions

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