Urban Studies: Urban Theory

  • Istanbul: Informal Settlements and Generative Urbanism book cover

    Istanbul

    Informal Settlements and Generative Urbanism

    By Noah Billig

    Istanbul: Informal Settlements and Generative Urbanism analyses two informal housing settlements in Istanbul, Turkey, Karanfilköy and Fatih Sultan Mehmet, to examine how generatively built structures and neighbourhoods can be successfully utilised in modern regional and urban planning.…

    Hardback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge
    Built Environment City Studies

  • 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 – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Cities and Dialogue: The Public Life of Knowledge book cover

    Cities and Dialogue

    The Public Life of Knowledge

    By Jamie O'Brien

    This book explores the role of dialogue in urban community formations, specifically focusing on the need for civic dialogue within urban spaces. It examines the relationships between people and place, analyzing how local narratives are constructed by community members and, in a contrasting manner,…

    Hardback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • 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

  • Urban Political Ecology in the Anthropo-obscene: Political Interruptions and Possibilities book cover

    Urban Political Ecology in the Anthropo-obscene

    Political Interruptions and Possibilities

    Edited by Henrik Ernstson, Erik Swyngedouw

    The book aims to chart a radically new direction of urban political ecology, that on one hand takes into account the momentous changes that have taken place over the past 10 years or so, and on the other hand explores the new political possibilities that are opening up in an age marked by…

    Paperback – 2018-11-20 
    Routledge
    Questioning Cities

  • The Geography of Scientific Collaboration book cover

    The Geography of Scientific Collaboration

    By Agnieszka Olechnicka, Adam Ploszaj, Dorota Celińska-Janowicz

    This book offers a complex analysis of the spatial aspects of scientific collaboration, addressing the topic at a number of levels: individual, organizational, urban, regional, national, and international. Spatial patterns of scientific collaboration are analysed along with their determinants and…

    Hardback – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • 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 – 2018-10-31 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • 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 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • The City Symphony Phenomenon: Cinema, Art, and Urban Modernity Between the Wars book cover

    The City Symphony Phenomenon

    Cinema, Art, and Urban Modernity Between the Wars

    Edited by Steven Jacobs, Eva Hielscher, Anthony Kinik

    The 1920s and 1930s saw the rise of the city symphony, an experimental film form that presented the city as protagonist instead of mere decor. Combining experimental, documentary, and narrative practices, these films were marked by a high level of abstraction reminiscent of high-modernist…

    Hardback – 2018-08-03 
    Routledge
    AFI Film Readers

  • 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 
    Routledge
    Global Urban Studies

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