Urban Studies: Urban Policy

  • Non-Motorized Transport Integration into Urban Transport Planning in Africa book cover

    Non-Motorized Transport Integration into Urban Transport Planning in Africa

    Edited by Winnie V. Mitullah, Marianne Vanderschuren, Meleckidzedeck Khayesi

    What challenges do pedestrians and cyclists face in cities of the developing world? What opportunities do these cities have to provide for walking and cycling? Based on in-depth research conducted in Cape Town (South Africa), Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) and Nairobi (Kenya), this book explores these…

    Hardback – 2017-06-29 
    Routledge
    Transport and Society

  • Reconnecting People and Water: Public Engagement and Sustainable Urban Water Management book cover

    Reconnecting People and Water

    Public Engagement and Sustainable Urban Water Management

    By Liz Sharp

    Water management in industrialised western countries has long been seen as a technical process associated with pipes, drains and bureaucracies. This technical model of water management is now being questioned. This book examines the nature of contemporary water management and the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

  • Urbanization in China

    Edited by Margaret Crawford, Marco Cenzatti, Jiong Wu

    Since the "Opening Up" period of 1978-80, China has urbanized with unprecedented speed. The construction of completely new cities and the dramatic redevelopment of existing urban centers have completely transformed the Chinese landscape. This urban revolution has generated an astonishing number and…

    Hardback – 2017-05-15 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Urban Studies

  • Public Service Provision and Urban Development

    Edited by Andrew Kirby, Paul Knox, Steven Pinch

    Originally published in 1984. The authors of this study address a number of major themes related to the analysis of public services: the role of public choice theory, the importance of professors and organisations, the value of neo-Marxist theories and the importance of space. These issues are…

    Hardback – 2017-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Group Work with Suburbia's Children

    Difference, Acceptance, and Belonging

    Edited by Andrew Malekoff

    This collection of articles, first published in 1991, attempts to describe life in the suburbs from diverse vantage points, to evoke a feeling of what life is like for some of the children and their families living in these communities and to demonstrate the practice and value of group work within…

    Hardback – 2017-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • An Introduction to Urban Geography

    By John R. Short

    This book, first published in 1984, is an attempt to make students aware of the variety in the urban condition and to introduce them to some of the relationships operating between space and society. From the broad aim of seeking to show the relationship between urbanism and society flows a number…

    Hardback – 2017-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Land Use and Urban Form

    The Consumption Theory of Land Rent

    By Grant Ian Thrall

    Originally published in 1987. The Consumption Theory of Land Rent or CTLR is a comprehensive model of the urban landscape developed by Grant Ian Thrall. Working from the basic idea that the same underlying processes account for the spatial structure of all places, Thrall shows how CTLR can be used…

    Hardback – 2017-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Basic Needs and the Urban Poor

    The Provision of Communal Services

    Edited by P. J. Richards, A. M. Thomson

    Originally published in 1984. The diverse problems suffered by the urban poor in Asia and the means by which their welfare levels can be raised are investigated comprehensively in this study. All chapters, written by specialists, deal with a particular subject but the general theme remains that the…

    Hardback – 2017-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Urban Design: A Typology of Procedures and Products book cover

    Urban Design

    A Typology of Procedures and Products, 2nd Edition

    By Jon Lang

    Urban Design: A Typology of Procedures and Products, 2nd Edition provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to urban design, defining the field and addressing the controversies and goals of urban design. Including over 50 updated international case studies, this new edition presents a…

    Paperback – 2017-04-28 
    Routledge

  • South African Homelands as Frontiers: Apartheid’s Loose Ends in the Postcolonial Era book cover

    South African Homelands as Frontiers

    Apartheid’s Loose Ends in the Postcolonial Era

    Edited by Steffen Jensen, Olaf Zenker

    This book explores what happened to the homelands – in many ways the ultimate apartheid disgrace – after the fall of apartheid. This research contributes to understanding the multiple configurations that currently exist in areas formerly declared "homelands" or "Bantustans". Using the concept of…

    Paperback – 2017-04-24 
    Routledge

  • Urban Expansion, Land Cover and Soil Ecosystem Services book cover

    Urban Expansion, Land Cover and Soil Ecosystem Services

    Edited by Ciro Gardi

    More than half of the world population now lives in cities, and urban expansion continues as rural people move to cities. This results in the loss of land for other purposes, particularly soil for agriculture and drainage. This book presents a review of current knowledge of the extension and…

    Hardback – 2017-04-10 
    Routledge

  • Imagining Sustainability: Creative urban environmental governance in Chicago and Melbourne book cover

    Imagining Sustainability

    Creative urban environmental governance in Chicago and Melbourne

    By Julie Cidell

    Cities, rather than nations, have become the key sites for enacting environmental policies. This is due to the combination of growing urban populations and increased action on the part of local governments (generally attributed to national governments’ failure to act on climate change). Imagining…

    Hardback – 2017-03-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sustainable Urbanism

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