Urban Studies: Urban Cultures

  • New Master-Planned Cities, Islam, and Identity book cover

    New Master-Planned Cities, Islam, and Identity

    Edited by Sarah Moser

    This book explores the diverse ways in which Islam as a religious philosophy currently shapes urban planning ideas. Focusing on cities in Africa, the Middle East, Central Asia, and Southeast Asia, chapters revealing the vitality and variety of Muslim societies in their engagement with the design of…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Tourism and Everyday Life in the Contemporary City book cover

    Tourism and Everyday Life in the Contemporary City

    Edited by Thomas Frisch, Christoph Sommer, Luise Stoltenberg, Natalie Stors

    This book explores the phenomena of the urban every day and new urban tourism. It provides a systematic framework, and draws on a mix of theoretical and empirical work from different perspectives to explore the increasing intermingling of ‘tourists’ and residents to create, consume and experience…

    Hardback – 2019-02-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Routledge Companion to Global Heritage Conservation book cover

    Routledge Companion to Global Heritage Conservation

    Edited by Vinayak Bharne, Trudi Sandmeier

    The act of identifying, protecting, restoring, and reusing buildings, districts and built landscapes of historic and cultural significance is, at its best, a reflective and consequential process of urban and socio-economic reform. It has the potential to reconcile conflicting memories, meanings,…

    Hardback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge

  • Equity in Heritage Conservation: The Case of Ahmedabad, India book cover

    Equity in Heritage Conservation

    The Case of Ahmedabad, India

    By Jigna Desai

    Recognised by the UN’s Sustainable Development goal as a measure to make cities inclusive, safe and resilient, conservation of natural and cultural heritage has become an increasingly important issue across the globe. The equity principle of sustainable development necessitates that citizens hold…

    Hardback – 2019-01-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architectural Conservation and Historic Preservation

  • Disassembled Cities: Social and Spatial Strategies to Reassemble Communities book cover

    Disassembled Cities

    Social and Spatial Strategies to Reassemble Communities

    Edited by Elizabeth L. Sweet

    This book explores the urban, political, and economic effects of contemporary capitalism as well being concerned with a collective analytic that addresses these processes through the lens of disassembling and reassembling dynamics. The processes of contemporary globalization have resulted in the…

    Hardback – 2019-01-10 
    Routledge
    Global Urban Studies

  • Socially Engaged Art and the Neoliberal City book cover

    Socially Engaged Art and the Neoliberal City

    By Cecilie Sachs Olsen

    What are the social functions of art in the age of neoliberal urbanism? This book discusses the potential of artistic practices to question the nature of city environments and the diverse productions of space, moving beyond the reduction of ‘the urban’ as a set of existing and static structures.…

    Hardback – 2019-01-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Geographies of Postsecularity: Re-envisioning Politics, Subjectivity and Ethics book cover

    Geographies of Postsecularity

    Re-envisioning Politics, Subjectivity and Ethics

    By Paul Cloke, Christopher Baker, Callum Sutherland, Andrew Williams

    This book explores the hopeful possibility that emerging geographies of postsecularity are able to contribute significantly to the understanding of how common life may be shared, and how caring for the common goods of social justice, well-being, equality, solidarity and respect for difference may…

    Hardback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • Bicycle Utopias: Imagining Fast and Slow Cycling Futures book cover

    Bicycle Utopias

    Imagining Fast and Slow Cycling Futures

    By Cosmin Popan

    Bicycle Utopias investigates the future of urban mobilities and post-car societies, arguing that the bicycle can become the nexus around which most human movement will revolve. Drawing on literature on post-car futures (Urry 2007; Dennis and Urry 2009), transition theory (Geels et al. 2012) and…

    Hardback – 2018-12-24 
    Routledge
    Changing Mobilities

  • Rebel Streets and the Informal Economy: Street Trade and the Law book cover

    Rebel Streets and the Informal Economy

    Street Trade and the Law

    Edited by Alison Brown

    Street trade is a critical and highly visible component of the informal economy, linked to global systems of exchange. Yet policy responses are dismissive and evictions commonplace. Despite being progressively marginalised from public space, street traders in the global south are engaged in spatial…

    Paperback – 2018-12-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Urban Criminology: The City, Disorder, Harm and Social Control to Urban Criminology book cover

    Urban Criminology

    The City, Disorder, Harm and Social Control to Urban Criminology

    By Rowland Atkinson, Gareth Millington

    Urban Criminology offers an accessible analysis of our urban condition, viewed through the prism of crime, disorder and social harm. This book gathers cutting-edge treatments, research field reports and critical examination of crime and harm in cities from the disciplines of urban studies and…

    Paperback – 2018-12-05 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Urban Imaginaries book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Urban Imaginaries

    Edited by Christoph Lindner, Miriam Meissner

    The Routledge Companion to Urban Imaginaries delves into examples of urban imaginaries across multiple media and geographies: from new visions of smart, eco, and resilient cities to urban dystopias in popular culture; from architectural renderings of starchitecture and luxury living to performative…

    Hardback – 2018-10-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Theories of Culture book cover

    Theories of Culture

    By Arnold Groh

    What is culture? Why do cultures change over time? Are there any discernible rules or principles behind culture-related phenomena and processes and, if so, what are they? Familiarity with the most significant cultural theories of the 20th and 21st centuries is vital for anyone studying or…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge

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