Urban Studies: Urban Policy

  • Policy Analysis and Evidence-Based Decision-Making book cover

    Policy Analysis and Evidence-Based Decision-Making

    By Alex Schwartz, Rachel Meltzer

    Drawing extensively from actual cases, Policy Analysis and Evidence-Based Decision-Making helps students develop the analytic skills necessary to advise government officials and nonprofit executives on a wide range of policy issues. The book provides succinct but thorough discussions of the key…

    Paperback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge

  • American Urban Politics in a Global Age book cover

    American Urban Politics in a Global Age

    8th Edition

    Edited by Paul Kantor, Dennis R Judd, Annika Hinze, James Smith

    Bringing together a selection of readings that represent some of the most important trends and topics in urban scholarship today, American Urban Politics in a Global Age provides historical context and contemporary commentaries on the economy, politics, culture and identity of American cities. The…

    Paperback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge

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

    Cities and Dialogue

    The Public Life of Knowledge

    By Jamie O'Brien

    This book explores the role of dialogue in urban community formations, specifically focusing on the need for civic dialogue within urban spaces. It examines the relationships between people and place, analyzing how local narratives are constructed by community members and, in a contrasting manner,…

    Hardback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Urban Safety and Peacebuilding: New Perspectives on Sustaining Peace in the City book cover

    Urban Safety and Peacebuilding

    New Perspectives on Sustaining Peace in the City

    Edited by Achim Wennmann, Oliver Jutersonke

    This volume examines new perspectives on urban safety and peacebuilding in the face of rapidly changing conflict dynamics and tensions in urban settings. Cities today are economic magnets and a source of real opportunity for many. Yet they are also sites of great poverty and grinding…

    Hardback – 2018-10-31 
    Routledge
    Studies in Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding

  • Residential Real Estate: Urban & Regional Economic Analysis book cover

    Residential Real Estate

    Urban & Regional Economic Analysis

    By Anupam Nanda

    Residential Real Estate introduces readers to the economic fundamentals and emerging issues in housing markets. The book investigates housing market issues within local, regional, national and international contexts in order to provide students with an understanding of the economic principles that…

    Paperback – 2018-10-16 
    Routledge

  • The City as a Global Political Actor book cover

    The City as a Global Political Actor

    Edited by Stijn Oosterlynck, Luce Beeckmans, David Bassens, Ben Derudder, Barbara Segaert, Luc Braeckmans

    This book engages with the thorny question of global urban political agency. It critically assesses the now popular statement that in the context of paralysed and failing nation-state governments, cities can and will provide leadership in addressing global challenges. Cities can act politically…

    Hardback – 2018-10-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Eco-Cities book cover

    Eco-Cities

    By Federico Cugurullo

    Overpopulation, resource scarcity and climate change are just a few of the many issues casting a shadow on the future. Now that the world is entering an ‘urban age’, if the eco-city is, or is about to become a paradigm of city-making, it is time to evaluate this model. To date, there are very few…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Politics and Conflict in Governance and Planning: Theory and Practice book cover

    Politics and Conflict in Governance and Planning

    Theory and Practice

    Edited by Ayda Eraydin, Klaus Frey

    Politics and Conflict in Governance and Planning offers a critical evaluation of manifold ways in which the political dimension is reflected in contemporary planning and governance. While the theoretical debates on post-politics and the wider frame of post-foundational political theory provide…

    Hardback – 2018-09-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Urban Politics and Policy

  • Place and Identity: Home as Performance book cover

    Place and Identity

    Home as Performance

    By Joanna Richardson

    The UK is experiencing a housing crisis unlike any other. Homelessness is on the increase and more people are at the mercy of landlords due to unaffordable housing. Place and Identity: The Performance of Home highlights that the meaning of home is not just found within the bricks and mortar; it is…

    Hardback – 2018-09-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Housing and Philosophy

  • Vernacular Regeneration: Low-income Housing, Private Policing and Urban Transformation in Inner-City Johannesburg book cover

    Vernacular Regeneration

    Low-income Housing, Private Policing and Urban Transformation in Inner-City Johannesburg

    By Aidan Mosselson

    Urban regeneration is currently taking place in inner-city Johannesburg. This book presents an alternative, multi-layered account for reading the process of urban change and renewal. The provision of social and affordable housing and the spread of private security is explored through the lenses of…

    Hardback – 2018-09-13 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Issues in Expropriation book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Issues in Expropriation

    Edited by Frances Plimmer, William McCluskey

    The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Issues in Expropriation takes a thematic look at expropriation (eminent domain/compulsory purchase) in an international context. Expropriation is a right reserved to all governments and, thus, it has an impact on all societies. This book, the first of its…

    Hardback – 2018-09-07 
    Routledge

  • City Politics: The Political Economy of Urban America book cover

    City Politics

    The Political Economy of Urban America, 10th Edition

    By Dennis R. Judd, Annika M. Hinze

    Praised for the clarity of its writing, careful research, and distinctive theme – that urban politics in the United States has evolved as a dynamic interaction between governmental power, private actors, and a politics of identity – City Politics remains a classic study of urban politics.  Its…

    Paperback – 2018-08-27 
    Routledge

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