Urban Studies: Urban Politics

  • Urban Politics: Cities and Suburbs in a Global Age book cover

    Urban Politics

    Cities and Suburbs in a Global Age, 10th Edition

    By Myron Levine

    Urban Politics blends the most insightful classic and current political science and related literature with current issues in urban affairs. The book’s integrative theme is ‘power,’ demonstrating that the study of urban politics requires an analysist to look beyond the formal institutions and…

    Paperback – 2019-07-08 
    Routledge

  • Rebuilding Afghanistan in Times of Crisis: A Global Response book cover

    Rebuilding Afghanistan in Times of Crisis

    A Global Response, 1st Edition

    Edited by Adenrele Awotona

    Rebuilding Afghanistan in Times of Crisis provides academics and researchers interested in planning, urbanism and conflict studies with a multidisciplinary, international assessment of the reconstruction and foreign aid efforts in Afghanistan. The book draws together expert contributions from…

    Hardback – 2019-06-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Law, Cinema and the Ill City: Imagining Justice and Order in Real and Fictional Cities book cover

    Law, Cinema and the Ill City

    Imagining Justice and Order in Real and Fictional Cities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anne Wagner, Le Cheng

    This book uses film and television as a resource for addressing the social and legal ills of the city. It presents a range of approaches to view the ill city through cinematic and televisual characterization in urban frameworks, political contexts, and cultural settings. Each chapter deconstructs…

    Hardback – 2019-06-10 
    Routledge
    Law, Language and Communication

  • Ethnic Spatial Segregation in European Cities book cover

    Ethnic Spatial Segregation in European Cities

    1st Edition

    By Hans Skifter Andersen

    This book provides the first in depth interpretation of how to understand the causes of ethnic residential segregation, across Western European countries and the USA. In many countries, ethnic minorities have obtained low quality housing and may be concentrated in certain parts of cities. This book…

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

  • Urban Restructuring, Power and Capitalism in the Tourist City: Contested Terrains of Marrakesh book cover

    Urban Restructuring, Power and Capitalism in the Tourist City

    Contested Terrains of Marrakesh, 1st Edition

    By Khalid Madhi

    The book focuses on the processes of urban restructuring, power relations, and the touristic boom in cities. Through an indepth analysis of Marrakech, Morroco, the book proposes a comprehensive analytic framework. It highlights the issues of (post)coloniality, ideology, heritage-commodification,…

    Hardback – 2019-05-30 
    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 – 2019-05-28 
    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 – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge

  • Urban Africa and Violent Conflict: Understanding Conflict Dynamics in Central and Eastern Africa from an Urban Perspective book cover

    Urban Africa and Violent Conflict

    Understanding Conflict Dynamics in Central and Eastern Africa from an Urban Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karen Büscher

    Urban centres are at the heart of the dynamics of war and peace, of stability and violence: as ‘safe havens’ for those seeking protection, as concentrations of public administrative and military apparatus, and as symbolic bases of state sovereignty and public authority. Heavy fighting in South…

    Hardback – 2019-05-13 
    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, Yan Guo

    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

  • 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 – 2019-04-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Local Participatory Governance and Representative Democracy: Institutional Dilemmas in European Cities book cover

    Local Participatory Governance and Representative Democracy

    Institutional Dilemmas in European Cities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nils Hertting, Clarissa Kugelberg

    Over the past few decades and throughout the world, numerous government-initiated experiments and attempts at directly engaging and including citizens have emerged as remedies for a variety of problems faced by modern democracies, including political disaffection and insufficient capacity to deal…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge

  • 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

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