Urban Studies: Urban Politics

  • Diversities of Innovation book cover

    Diversities of Innovation

    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 relationship among individuals and social groups. Some societies and governmental structures are clearly more successful than others: they act in divergent…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Architecture, Democracy and Emotions: The Politics of Feeling since 1945 book cover

    Architecture, Democracy and Emotions

    The Politics of Feeling since 1945

    Edited by Till Großmann, Philipp Nielsen

    After 1945 it was not just Europe’s parliamentary buildings that promised to house democracy: hotels in Turkey and Dutch shopping malls proposed new democratic attitudes and feelings. Housing programs in the United Kingdom, the United States, and the Soviet Union were designed with the aim of…

    Paperback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge

  • New Master-Planned Cities, Islam, and Identity book cover

    New Master-Planned Cities, Islam, and Identity

    Edited by Sarah Moser

    This book explores the diverse ways in which Islam as a religious philosophy currently shapes urban planning ideas. Focusing on cities in Africa, the Middle East, Central Asia, and Southeast Asia, chapters revealing the vitality and variety of Muslim societies in their engagement with the design of…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Neo-liberal Housing Policy: An International Perspective book cover

    Neo-liberal Housing Policy

    An International Perspective

    By Keith Jacobs

    Paperback – 2019-03-01 
    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 – 2019-02-15 
    Routledge

  • India’s Contemporary Urban Conundrum book cover

    India’s Contemporary Urban Conundrum

    Edited by Sujata Patel, Omita Goyal

    This book lays out the different and complex dimensions of urbanisation in India. It brings together contributors with expertise in fields as varied as demography, geography, economics, political science, sociology, anthropology, architecture, planning and land use, environmental sciences, creative…

    Hardback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge India

  • The Routledge Handbook on Informal Urbanization book cover

    The Routledge Handbook on Informal Urbanization

    Edited by Roberto Rocco, Jan van Ballegooijen

    The Routledge Handbook on Informal Urbanization investigates the mutual relationship between the struggle for political inclusion and processes of informal urbanisation in different socio-political and cultural settings. It seeks a middle ground between two opposing perspectives on the political…

    Hardback – 2019-01-07 
    Routledge

  • 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, Associate Professor at DePaul University, examines the lives…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Bike Share book cover

    Bike Share

    By Elliot Fishman

    There are now over 850 cities with a bike share program. Bike Share, examines all the major developments in the 50-year history of bike share programs. The book provides a detailed focus on contemporary bike share programs, such as those recently established in Paris, London, and New York. It also…

    Paperback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Urban Politics and Policy

  • Geographies of Postsecularity: Re-envisioning Politics, Subjectivity and Ethics book cover

    Geographies of Postsecularity

    Re-envisioning Politics, Subjectivity and Ethics

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

    This book explores the hopeful possibility that emerging geographies of postsecularity are able to contribute significantly to the understanding of how common life may be shared, and how caring for the common goods of social justice, well-being, equality, solidarity and respect for difference may…

    Hardback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

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

    Disassembled Cities

    Social and Spatial Strategies to Reassemble Communities

    Edited by Elizabeth L. Sweet

    This book explores the urban, political, and economic effects of contemporary capitalism as well being concerned with a collective analytic that addresses these processes through the lens of disassembling and reassembling dynamics. The processes of contemporary globalization have resulted in the…

    Hardback – 2018-12-21 
    Routledge
    Global Urban Studies

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