Urban Studies: Urban Cultures

  • Theories of Culture book cover

    Theories of Culture

    1st Edition

    By Arnold Groh

    This authoritative but concise guide describes the most significant cultural theories of the 20th and 21st centuries theories and their originators, as well as the links between them and their mutual influences. Exploring ideas around what culture is, why cultures change over time, and whether…

    Paperback – 2019-07-18 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Urban Media and Communication book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Urban Media and Communication

    1st Edition

    Edited by Zlatan Krajina, Deborah Stevenson

    Rapid urbanisation and increasing reliance on communications have made mediated cities a dominant social form in the twenty-first century. The Routledge Companion to Urban Media brings together key interdisciplinary perspectives and global case studies to uncover the joint trajectories of spatial…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Reducing Urban Violence in the Global South: Towards Safe and Inclusive Cities book cover

    Reducing Urban Violence in the Global South

    Towards Safe and Inclusive Cities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer Erin Salahub, Markus Gottsbacher, John de Boer, Mayssam D. Zaaroura

    Reducing Urban Violence in the Global South seeks to identify the drivers of urban violence in the cities of the Global South and how they relate to and interact with poverty and inequalities. Drawing on the findings of an ambitious five-year, 15-project research programme supported by Canada’s…

    Hardback – 2019-06-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cities and Development

  • Cities and Cinema book cover

    Cities and Cinema

    2nd Edition

    By Barbara Mennel

    The second edition of Cities and Cinema provides an updated survey of films about cities from their significance for modernity at the beginning of the twentieth century to contemporary relationship between virtual reality and urban space. The book demonstrates the importance of the filmic depiction…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Introductions to Urbanism and the City

  • Cities and Dialogue: The Public Life of Knowledge book cover

    Cities and Dialogue

    The Public Life of Knowledge, 1st Edition

    By Jamie O'Brien

    This book offers state-of-the-art ‘tools for thinking’ for urban designers, planners and decision-makers. Thematically it focuses on the contexts of problems in urban design and places community spaces at the heart of urban design research. The book provides practicable tools for network modelling…

    Hardback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Urban Restructuring, Power and Capitalism in the Tourist City: Contested Terrains of Marrakesh book cover

    Urban Restructuring, Power and Capitalism in the Tourist City

    Contested Terrains of Marrakesh, 1st Edition

    By Khalid Madhi

    The book focuses on the processes of urban restructuring, power relations, and the touristic boom in cities. Through an indepth analysis of Marrakech, Morroco, the book proposes a comprehensive analytic framework. It highlights the issues of (post)coloniality, ideology, heritage-commodification,…

    Hardback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Between Bohemia and Suburbia: Boburbia in the USA book cover

    Between Bohemia and Suburbia

    Boburbia in the USA, 1st Edition

    By William (Beau) Weston

    This book identifies a distinctive kind of urban neighborhood that is on the rise throughout the USA, the dense, walkable, mixed-use bourgeois-bohemian suburb or the "boburb." It looks at case studies of areas to live in Louisville, Kentucky. Based on scores of interviews with college…

    Hardback – 2019-05-27 
    Routledge
    Questioning Cities

  • City Branding and Promotion: The Strategic Approach book cover

    City Branding and Promotion

    The Strategic Approach, 1st Edition

    By Waldemar Cudny

    This book explores theoretical concepts of strategic promotion and place branding in cities. It outlines the issues associated with strategic management of urban territories and highlights various types of development strategies that seek to encourage socio-economic development, growth and city…

    Hardback – 2019-05-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Arts in Place: The Arts, the Urban and Social Practice book cover

    Arts in Place

    The Arts, the Urban and Social Practice, 1st Edition

    By Cara Courage

    This interdisciplinary book explores the role of art in placemaking in urban environments, analysing how artists and communities use arts to improve their quality of life. It explores the concept of social practice placemaking, where artists and community members are seen as equal experts in the…

    Paperback – 2019-04-14 
    Routledge

  • Urban Life in Kingston Jamaica: The Culture and Class Ideology of Two Neighborhoods book cover

    Urban Life in Kingston Jamaica

    The Culture and Class Ideology of Two Neighborhoods, 1st Edition

    By Diane J. Austin

    This book, first published in 1984, recounts the daily life, the politics, religion and leisure pursuits of Jamaicans in working- and middle-class Kingston. The study is based upon the author’s observations of life in Selton Town and Vermount, two neighborhoods of Kingston, between 1971 and 1982.…

    Paperback – 2019-04-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • The Elderly in Poor Urban Neighborhoods book cover

    The Elderly in Poor Urban Neighborhoods

    1st Edition

    By Valerie Slaughter Brown

    First published in 1997. Considerable research has been done to identify neighbourhood influences on children’s affective states, motivation, and behaviour. This population, along with the elderly, are the nation’s largest dependent groups. In contrast, little research has been done to determine…

    Paperback – 2019-04-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Identity and Poverty: Defining a Sense of Self among Urban Adolescents book cover

    Identity and Poverty

    Defining a Sense of Self among Urban Adolescents, 1st Edition

    By Laura DeHaan, Shelley MacDermid

    This book, first published in 1996, examines an important developmental transition: the formation of identity, as well as the influence that having a well-developed identity may have, on a sample of adolescents living in urban Chicago. This study proposes that identity commitment, exploration, and…

    Paperback – 2019-04-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

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