Urban Studies: Urban Sociology - Urban Studies

  • Policy Analysis and Evidence-Based Decision-Making book cover

    Policy Analysis and Evidence-Based Decision-Making

    By Alex Schwartz, Rachel Meltzer

    Drawing extensively from actual cases, Policy Analysis and Evidence-Based Decision-Making helps students develop the analytic skills necessary to advise government officials and nonprofit executives on a wide range of policy issues. The book provides succinct but thorough discussions of the key…

    Paperback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Housing, Architecture and the Edge Condition: Dublin is building, 1935 - 1975 book cover

    Housing, Architecture and the Edge Condition

    Dublin is building, 1935 - 1975

    By Ellen Rowley

    This book presents an overview of Dublin’s mass-housing building boom from 1935 to 1975 for the first time. During this period, Dublin Corporation built tens of thousands of units and developed whole communities from virgin sites and green fields at the city’s edge. Author Ellen Rowley examines how…

    Hardback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Urban Criminology book cover

    Urban Criminology

    By Rowland Atkinson, Gareth Millington

    The urban has tended to be implicit in the study of crime and disorder from the grounded studies of gang life, the observed strains and general stress of poverty and violent neighbourhood life, in arguments made about the capacity of communities to control problems, the design and management of…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Balkanization and Global Politics: Remaking Cities and Architecture book cover

    Balkanization and Global Politics

    Remaking Cities and Architecture

    By Nikolina Bobic

    In a world where ever-increasingly countries, states, cities and regions are voicing or declaring independence from the actual country or union they are a part of, it seems that decentralisation – that is Balkanization – is gaining momentum. The concept of Balkanisation plays with both resistance,…

    Hardback – 2018-11-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Time, Space and Capital in India: Longing and Belonging in an Urban-Industrial Hinterland book cover

    Time, Space and Capital in India

    Longing and Belonging in an Urban-Industrial Hinterland

    By Atreyee Majumder

    At this western corner of the confluence of the Bay of Bengal and the busy river Hooghly, West Bengal in eastern India lies a geography that has hosted many outsiders – traders, merchants, colonial masters, missionaries and wanderers. This book is fundamentally concerned with the relations among…

    Hardback – 2018-10-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Urban Asia

  • Time Geography book cover

    Time Geography

    By Kajsa Ellegård

    Time Geography is a mode of thinking that helps understanding change in society, the wider context and ecological consequences of human actions. This book presents its assumptions, concepts, methods, and exemplifies applications. The intellectual path of the Swedish Geographer Torsten Hägerstrand…

    Hardback – 2018-09-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Place and Identity: Home as Performance book cover

    Place and Identity

    Home as Performance

    By Joanna Richardson

    The UK is experiencing a housing crisis unlike any other. Homelessness is on the increase and more people are at the mercy of landlords due to unaffordable housing. Place and Identity: Home as Performance highlights that the meaning of home is not just found within the bricks and mortar; it is…

    Hardback – 2018-09-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Housing and Philosophy

  • Sport and Architecture book cover

    Sport and Architecture

    By Benjamin S. Flowers

    Sport and architecture are two elements of contemporary life that have a broad and profound impact on the world around us. The role architecture plays in shaping buildings and societies has occupied historians for centuries. Likewise, the cultural, economic, and political importance of sport is the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-09 
    Routledge
    Frontiers of Sport

  • Twin Cities: Urban Communities, Borders and Relationships over Time book cover

    Twin Cities

    Urban Communities, Borders and Relationships over Time

    Edited by John Garrard, Ekaterina Mikhailova

    This dynamic international collection provides a comprehensive overview of twin cities on administrative and international borders across the world. Drawing on contemporary and historical examples, it documents constant and changing features of twinned communities over time. The chapters explore a…

    Hardback – 2018-09-06 
    Routledge
    Global Urban Studies

  • Transport, Transgression and Politics in African Cities: The Rhythm of Chaos book cover

    Transport, Transgression and Politics in African Cities

    The Rhythm of Chaos

    Edited by Daniel E. Agbiboa

    This collection of field-based case-studies examines the role and contributions of Africa’s informal public transport (also referred to as paratransit) to the production of city forms and urban economies, as well as the voices, experiences, and survival tactics of its poor and stigmatised workforce…

    Hardback – 2018-08-22 
    Routledge
    Cities and Society

  • Urban Food Systems Governance and Poverty in African Cities - (Open Access) book cover

    Urban Food Systems Governance and Poverty in African Cities - (Open Access)

    Edited by Jane Battersby, Vanessa Watson

    As Africa urbanizes and the focus of poverty shifts to urban centres, there is an imperative to address poverty in African cities. This is particularly the case in smaller cities, which are often the most rapidly urbanizing, but the least able to cope with this growth. This book argues that an…

    Hardback – 2018-08-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Urban Walls: Political and Cultural Meanings of Vertical Structures and Surfaces book cover

    Urban Walls

    Political and Cultural Meanings of Vertical Structures and Surfaces

    Edited by Andrea Mubi Brighenti, Mattias Kärrholm

    In recent years, an increasing number of separation walls have been built around the world. Walls built in urban areas are particularly striking in that they have exacted a heavy toll in terms of human suffering. As territorialising devices, walls can be protective, but the protection they grant is…

    Hardback – 2018-08-21 
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

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