Urban Studies: Urban Economics

  • Creative Ageing Cities: Place Design with Older People in Asian Cities book cover

    Creative Ageing Cities

    Place Design with Older People in Asian Cities

    Edited by Keng Hua Chong, Mihye Cho

    Ageing population and rapid urbanisation are the two major demographic shifts in today’s world. Architectural designs and urban policies have to deal with issues of an ever-larger elderly population living in the cities, especially in old urban neighbourhoods, while also taking into consideration…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Mediterranean Migration and the Labour Markets: Policies for Growth and Social Development in the Mediterranean Area book cover

    Mediterranean Migration and the Labour Markets

    Policies for Growth and Social Development in the Mediterranean Area

    Edited by Eugenia Ferragina, Salvatore Capasso

    This book is focused on the relevant issues within the framework of the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership. The depth and the extension of the current political crisis in the area have changed the perspectives within which Euro-Mediterranean integration policy has been conceived and implemented. The…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Labour Economics

  • Affected Labour in a Café Culture: The Atmospheres and Economics of 'Hip' Melbourne book cover

    Affected Labour in a Café Culture

    The Atmospheres and Economics of 'Hip' Melbourne

    By Alexia Cameron

    What does it mean to work in the ‘hip’ postmodern economy? This book develops the concept of ‘affected labour’ within Melbourne, Australia. Through the lens of café and bar culture, the book provides an ethnographic investigation into the ways that affect arises, circulates, sticks and dissipates…

    Hardback – 2018-04-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Culture, Space and Identity

  • Growth, Decline, and Regeneration in Large Cities: A Case Study Approach book cover

    Growth, Decline, and Regeneration in Large Cities

    A Case Study Approach

    By Steven G. Koven, Andrea Koven

    Growth, Decline, and Regeneration in Large Cities sheds light on why some cities prosper, others implode and still others are able to reverse their downward trajectories. The book focuses on four major American metropolitan areas: Austin, Detroit, Boston, and Minneapolis. It explores how…

    Paperback – 2018-04-18 
    Routledge
    The Metropolis and Modern Life

  • The University as Urban Anchor book cover

    The University as Urban Anchor

    By David Perry

    The University as Urban Anchor investigates the role of the academy in the city—not just its educational contributions, but also the political, economic, and social development of the urban experience. Urban higher educational institutions provide a surprisingly significant range of contributions…

    Paperback – 2018-04-15 
    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 – 2018-04-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Culture, Space and Identity

  • Housing in America: An Introduction book cover

    Housing in America

    An Introduction

    By Marijoan Bull, Alina Gross

    Housing is a fundamental need and universal part of human living that shapes our lives in profound ways that go far beyond basic sheltering. Where we live can determine our self-image, social status, health and safety, quality of public services, access to jobs, and transportation options. But the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-05 
    Routledge

  • The Quito Papers and the New Urban Agenda book cover

    The Quito Papers and the New Urban Agenda

    By Un-Habitat

    The future is urban. Indeed, the battle for sustainable development will be won or lost in cities. Not a moment too soon, then, that urbanization is suddenly at the centre of global policy making. In 2015 the governments of the UN adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and in 2016 they…

    Paperback – 2018-03-15 
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Suburbia?: Rethinking the North American Metropolis book cover

    Sustainable Suburbia?

    Rethinking the North American Metropolis

    By Hugh Bartling

    The suburbanization of North America has been was one of the most significant social, political, and cultural transformations of the twentieth century. Originally seen as an alternative to the chaotic, polluted, and socially dysfunctional industrial city that came to dominate the continent at the…

    Hardback – 2018-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Spatial Microeconometrics book cover

    Spatial Microeconometrics

    By Giuseppe Arbia, Giuseppe Espa, Diego Giuliani

    Spatial Microeconometrics is an advanced textbook for researchers and graduate students. The book introduces the reader to the basic concepts of spatial statistics, spatial econometrics and spatial behavior of economics agents at the microeconomic level. Incorporating useful examples and…

    Paperback – 2018-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advanced Texts in Economics and Finance

  • 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 – 2018-02-20 
    Routledge

  • Dacca: A Study in Urban History and Development book cover

    Dacca

    A Study in Urban History and Development

    By Sharif Uddin Ahmed

    Originally published in 1986, this work discusses the development in Dacca of western-style municipal organization and its financial and practical problems and also explores the economic transition of the city after 1840. It is one of the few urban studies which carries through from the ‘old order’…

    Hardback – 2018-02-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

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