Urban Studies: Urban Politics

  • The Walkable City book cover

    The Walkable City

    1st Edition

    By Jennie Middleton

    This book explores of urban walking in its multiple manifestations, drawing on contemporary thinking in mobilities studies in relation to how everyday mobilities are socially and materially co-produced. It provides an account of the diversity of walking and challenges essentialist understandings of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Neoliberal Housing Policy: An International Perspective book cover

    Neoliberal Housing Policy

    An International Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Keith Jacobs

    Neoliberal Housing Policy considers some of the most significant housing issues facing the West today, including the increasing commodification of housing; the political economy surrounding homeownership; the role of public housing; the problem of homelessness; the ways that housing accentuates…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge
    Explorations in Housing Studies

  • 'One Planet' Cities: Sustaining Humanity within Planetary Limits book cover

    'One Planet' Cities

    Sustaining Humanity within Planetary Limits, 1st Edition

    By David Thorpe

    This book addresses the crucial question of how the essential needs of the growing human population can be met without breaking the Earth's already-stretched life-support system. With four out of five people predicted to be urban dwellers by 2080, ‘One Planet’ Cities proposes a pathway to genuine…

    Paperback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Peri-Urban China: Land Use, Growth and Integrated Urban Rural Development book cover

    Peri-Urban China

    Land Use, Growth and Integrated Urban Rural Development, 1st Edition

    By Li Tian

    The urban-rural relationship in China is key to a sustainable global future. This book is particularly interested in peri-urbanization in China, the process by which fringe areas of cities develop. Recent institutional change has helped clarify property rights over collective land, facilitating…

    Hardback – 2019-04-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Transnational Regions in Historical Perspective book cover

    Transnational Regions in Historical Perspective

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ben Wubs, Hein A M Klemann, Marten Boon

    Since the onset of the industrial revolution, the relationship between the Port of Rotterdam, Europe’s largest, and the industrial powerhouse of the German Ruhr region, for many years, the continent’s dominant industrial region have been intimately intertwined. As Rotterdam is in the Netherlands…

    Hardback – 2019-04-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Public Service Provision and Urban Development book cover

    Public Service Provision and Urban Development

    1st Edition

    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…

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

  • Diversities of Innovation book cover

    Diversities of Innovation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ulrich Hilpert

    Innovation is often understood exclusively in terms of the economy, but it is definitely a result of human labour and ingenuity, and of the relationships among individuals and social groups. Some societies and governmental structures are clearly more successful than others: they act in divergent…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Citizenship and Infrastructure: Practices and Identities of Citizens and the State book cover

    Citizenship and Infrastructure

    Practices and Identities of Citizens and the State, 1st Edition

    Edited by Charlotte Lemanski

    This book brings together insights from leading urban scholars and explicitly develops the connections between infrastructure and citizenship. It demonstrates the ways in which adopting an ‘infrastructural citizenship’ lens illuminates a broader understanding of the material and civic nature of…

    Hardback – 2019-04-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Contentious Politics and the Welfare State: Squatting in Sweden book cover

    Contentious Politics and the Welfare State

    Squatting in Sweden, 1st Edition

    By Dominika V. Polanska

    This book outlines the history of squatting in Sweden and analyses the conditions under which squatting has intensified and declined in the country between 1968 and 2017. With close attention to the relationship between civil society and the state in the Swedish context, and the manner in which…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28 
    Routledge
    Cities and Society

  • Indigenous Rights to the City: Ethnicity and Urban Planning in Bolivia and Ecuador book cover

    Indigenous Rights to the City

    Ethnicity and Urban Planning in Bolivia and Ecuador, 1st Edition

    By Philipp Horn

    This book breaks new ground in understanding urban indigeneity in policy and planning practice. It is the first comprehensive and comparative study that foregrounds the complex interplay of multiple organisations involved in translating indigenous rights to the city in Latin America, focusing on…

    Hardback – 2019-02-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • The Human Rights City: New York, San Francisco, Barcelona book cover

    The Human Rights City

    New York, San Francisco, Barcelona, 1st Edition

    By Michele Grigolo

    We are used to thinking of human rights as a matter for states to deal with. Much less investigated is the question of what cities do with them, even though urban communities and municipalities have been discussing human rights for quite some time. In this volume Grigolo borrows the concept of ‘the…

    Hardback – 2019-02-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • 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 – 2019-02-15 
    Routledge

9Series in Urban Politics

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