Urban Studies: Urban Research Methods

  • Design Research for Urban Landscapes: Theories and Methods book cover

    Design Research for Urban Landscapes

    Theories and Methods, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Prominski, Hille von Seggern

    Within the spatial design disciplines, research through design as a tool and practice has often been neglected. This book provides a much-needed companion to the theories, methods and processes involved in using design-based research in landscape, architecture and urban design. Aimed specifically…

    Paperback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge

  • Visual Spatial Enquiry: Diagrams and Metaphors for Architects and Spatial Thinkers book cover

    Visual Spatial Enquiry

    Diagrams and Metaphors for Architects and Spatial Thinkers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robyn Creagh, Sarah McGann

    Visual Spatial Enquiry explores visual and textual ways of working within spatial research. Architects and spatial thinkers from the arts, social sciences and humanities present rich case studies from remote and regional settings in Australia to the suburbs of Los Angeles, and from gallery and…

    Hardback – 2018-12-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Policy Analysis as Problem Solving: A Flexible and Evidence-Based Framework book cover

    Policy Analysis as Problem Solving

    A Flexible and Evidence-Based Framework, 1st Edition

    By Rachel Meltzer, Alex Schwartz

    Drawing extensively from real-life cases, Policy Analysis as Problem Solving helps students develop the analytic skills necessary to advise government officials and nonprofit executives on a wide range of policy issues. Unlike other texts, Policy Analysis as Problem Solving employs a pragmatic,…

    Paperback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge

  • Planning Knowledge and Research book cover

    Planning Knowledge and Research

    1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas W. Sanchez

    The field of urban planning is far-reaching in breadth and depth. This is due to the complex nature of cities, regions, and development processes. The knowledge domain of planning includes social, economic, technological, environmental, and political systems that continue to evolve and expand…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20
    Routledge

  • Innovative Measurement and Evaluation of Community Development Practices book cover

    Innovative Measurement and Evaluation of Community Development Practices

    1st Edition

    Edited by Norman Walzer, Jane Leonard, Mary Emery

    Finding innovative and useful measurement practices for community development projects is gaining in importance as policymakers increase the demands for accountability. This book examines some of the latest efforts to document the effectiveness of local development efforts. The types of…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge
    Community Development – Current Issues Series

  • The Public Economy of Urban Communities book cover

    The Public Economy of Urban Communities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Julius Margoli

    Originally published in 1965, Margolis brings together a wide variety of papers on a multitude of subjects relating to the urban public economy presented at the second conference on urban public expenditures in 1964. This collection covers issues such as criteria for decision-making in urban public…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Urban Struggle for Economic, Environmental and Social Justice: Deepening their roots book cover

    The Urban Struggle for Economic, Environmental and Social Justice

    Deepening their roots, 1st Edition

    By Malo André Hutson

    This book discusses the current demographic shifts of blacks, Latinos, and other people of colour out of certain strong-market cities and the growing fear of displacement among low-income urban residents. It documents these populations’ efforts to remain in their communities and highlights how…

    Paperback – 2016-12-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

  • Studying Cities and City Life: An Introduction to Methods of Research book cover

    Studying Cities and City Life

    An Introduction to Methods of Research, 1st Edition

    By Mark Abrahamson

    Studying Cities and City Life is a textbook designed to provide an introduction to the major methods of obtaining data for use when analysing cities and social life in cities. Major chapters focus upon best practices in: field studies (participant observation) natural experiments and…

    Paperback – 2016-12-05
    Routledge

  • The Research Companion: A practical guide for those in the social sciences, health and development book cover

    The Research Companion

    A practical guide for those in the social sciences, health and development, 2nd Edition

    By Petra M. Boynton

    Have you ever wanted to know an effective and ethical way to: Design a study? Recruit participants? Report findings? And improve the quality and output of your research? The Research Companion focuses on the practical skills needed to complete research in the social or health sciences and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-27
    Routledge

  • From Numbers to Words: Reporting Statistical Results for the Social Sciences book cover

    From Numbers to Words

    Reporting Statistical Results for the Social Sciences, 1st Edition

    By Susan Morgan, Tom Reichert, Tyler R. Harrison

    This invaluable resource guides readers through the process of creating scholarly, publishable prose from the results of quantitative experiments and investigations. It delves into the issues commonly encountered when reporting the results of statistical experiments and investigations, and provides…

    Paperback – 2016-08-09
    Routledge

  • Ethnography for Designers book cover

    Ethnography for Designers

    1st Edition

    By Galen Cranz

    Ethnography for Designers teaches architects and designers how to listen actively to the knowledge people have about their own culture. This approach gives structure to values and qualities. It does this by noting the terms and underlying structure of thought people use to describe aspects of their…

    Paperback – 2016-02-25
    Routledge

  • Urban and Regional Development Trajectories in Contemporary Capitalism book cover

    Urban and Regional Development Trajectories in Contemporary Capitalism

    1st Edition

    By Flavia Martinelli, Frank Moulaert, Andreas Novy

    This book re-evaluates a rich scientific heritage of space- and history-sensitive development theories and produces an integrated methodology for the comparative analysis of urban and regional trajectories within a globalized world. The main argument put forward is that current mainstream analyses…

    Paperback – 2015-05-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

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