Urban Studies: Urban Politics

  • Social Drinking, Community Cohesion and Third Places: A Pint of Happiness book cover

    Social Drinking, Community Cohesion and Third Places

    A Pint of Happiness

    By Ignazio Cabras

    Based on a research project of many years standing, Ignazio Cabras explores, examines and elaborates on the relationship between social drinking and third places, presenting substantial evidence with regard to the impact their combination may have on the levels of community cohesion and wellbeing…

    Hardback – 2018-10-10 
    Regions and Cities

  • Local Economic Development in the UK: The Cameron Years, 2010-2016 book cover

    Local Economic Development in the UK

    The Cameron Years, 2010-2016

    Edited by Lee Pugalis, Gill Bentley

    The 2010 General Election ushered in a first coalition government in the United Kingdom for four decades and symbolised a marked shift in the nature and form of economic development. This book aims to investigate the theory and practice of the politics and policies of contemporary economic…

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Eco-Cities book cover


    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 Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Bike Share book cover

    Bike Share

    By Elliot Fishman

    Bike Share examines all the major developments in the 50-year history of bike share programs. The book provides scholars, city planners, transportation practitioners and students with a resource that captures the most pertinent scientific findings and practical lessons that have been from bike…

    Paperback – 2018-09-30 

  • Postsecular Geographies: Re-envisioning politics, subjectivity and ethics book cover

    Postsecular Geographies

    Re-envisioning politics, subjectivity and ethics

    By Chris Baker, Paul Cloke, Andrew Williams, Callum Sutherland

    Over recent years there has been a surge of interest in postsecularity. The complex blurring of sacred-secular boundaries has found new expression in particular areas of the public life of cities, with the unexpected resilience and mutation of religion as a powerful political, cultural and global…

    Hardback – 2018-09-28 
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • 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 

  • Disassembled Cities: Social and Spatial Strategies to Reassemble Communities book cover

    Disassembled Cities

    Social and Spatial Strategies to Reassemble Communities

    Edited by Elizabeth Sweet, Tim Imeokparia, Iván Arenas, Teresa Cordova, Deborah Youdell

    The edited collection provides an analysis of the effects of the global spread of contemporary capitalism that includes predatory practices such as harmful loan conditions, highly speculative investments, and war mongering for profit or economic advantage. The book is a grounded evaluation and…

    Hardback – 2018-07-30 
    Global Urban Studies

  • A Place to Call Home: Women as Agents of Change in Mumbai book cover

    A Place to Call Home

    Women as Agents of Change in Mumbai

    By Ramya Ramanath

    Any city is a product of politics and economics, organizations and people. Yet, the life experiences of women uprooted from its poorest quarters seldom inform urban resettlement plans.  In this ethnographic field study, Ramya Ramanath, Indian native and Associate Professor at DePaul University,…

    Hardback – 2018-07-23 

  • Higher Education and the Creative Economy: Beyond the campus book cover

    Higher Education and the Creative Economy

    Beyond the campus

    Edited by Roberta Comunian, Abigail Gilmore

    Since the DCMS Creative Industries Mapping Document highlighted the key role played by creative activities in the UK economy and society, the creative industries agenda has expanded across Europe and internationally. They have the support of local authorities, regional development agencies,…

    Paperback – 2018-07-15 
    Regions and Cities

  • Remaking Housing Policy: An International Study book cover

    Remaking Housing Policy

    An International Study

    By David Clapham

    Breaking the country specific boundaries of traditional housing policy books, Remaking Housing Policy is the first introductory housing policy textbook designed to be used by students all around the world. Starting from first principles, readers are guided through the objectives behind government…

    Paperback – 2018-07-11 

  • Compulsory Property Acquisition for Urban Densification book cover

    Compulsory Property Acquisition for Urban Densification

    Edited by Glen Searle

    Densification has been a central method of achieving smart, sustainable cities across the world. This book explores international examples of the property rights tensions involved in attempting to develop denser, more sustainable cities through compulsory acquisition of property. The case studies…

    Hardback – 2018-06-28 
    Routledge Complex Real Property Rights Series

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