Urban Studies: Urban Theory

  • Rethinking Borders: Globalization, Bordering, Connectivity book cover

    Rethinking Borders

    Globalization, Bordering, Connectivity

    By Anthony Cooper

    The recent acceleration of transnationalising tendencies has brought about an increasing degree of institutional interest in borders. In this work, Cooper argues that border studies lacks a general approach to border theory and seeks to put forward a new and more productive framework within…

    Hardback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Global and Transnational Politics

  • 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 – 2019-01-20 
    Routledge
    Questioning Cities

  • Transnational Regions in Historical Perspective book cover

    Transnational Regions in Historical Perspective

    Edited by Ben Wubs, Hein A M Klemann, Marten Boon

    Since the onset of the industrial revolution, the relationship between the Port of Rotterdam, Europe’s largest, and the industrial powerhouse of the German Ruhr region, for many years, the continent’s dominant industrial region have been intimately intertwined. As Rotterdam is in the Netherlands…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Urban Criminology: The City, Disorder, Harm and Social Control to Urban Criminology book cover

    Urban Criminology

    The City, Disorder, Harm and Social Control to Urban Criminology

    By Rowland Atkinson, Gareth Millington

    Urban Criminology offers an accessible analysis of our urban condition, viewed through the prism of crime, disorder and social harm. This book gathers cutting-edge treatments, research field reports and critical examination of crime and harm in cities from the disciplines of urban studies and…

    Paperback – 2018-12-10 
    Routledge

  • 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

    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 – 2018-12-02 
    Routledge
    Global Urban Studies

  • Spatial Violence book cover

    Spatial Violence

    Edited by Andrew Herscher, Anooradha Siddiqi

    This book poses spatial violence as a constitutive dimension of architecture and its epistemologies, as well as a method for theoretical and historical inquiry intrinsic to architecture; and thereby offers an alternative to predominant readings of spatial violence as a topic, event, fact, or other…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 
    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

  • 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 – 2018-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • In The Post-Urban World: Emergent Transformation of Cities and Regions in the Innovative Global Economy book cover

    In The Post-Urban World

    Emergent Transformation of Cities and Regions in the Innovative Global Economy

    Edited by Tigran Haas, Hans Westlund

    In the last few decades, many global cities and towns have experienced unprecedented economic, social, and spatial structural change. Today, we find ourselves at the juncture between entering a post-urban and a post-political world, both presenting new challenges to our metropolitan regions,…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18 
    Routledge

  • 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 realised in a modern, burgeoning urban context. Generative…

    Hardback – 2018-10-16 
    Routledge
    Built Environment City Studies

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