Urban Studies: Urban Theory

  • Living Architecture, Living Cities: Soul-Nourishing Sustainability book cover

    Living Architecture, Living Cities

    Soul-Nourishing Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Day, Julie Gwilliam

    It’s widely accepted that our environment is in crisis. Less widely recognized is that three quarters of environmental damage is due to cities – the places where most of us live. As this powerful new book elucidates, global sustainability is therefore directly dependent on urban design. In Living…

    Paperback – 2019-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Transnational Regions in Historical Perspective book cover

    Transnational Regions in Historical Perspective

    1st Edition

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

    National competitiveness has become a misnomer, as competitiveness is increasingly understood as a regional phenomenon and regions are not confined to the boundaries of the nation state. This book focusses on the port of Rotterdam and its hinterland – i.e. the Lower Rhine and the Ruhr area. A…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Places, Affordances, Atmospheres: A Pathic Aesthetics book cover

    Places, Affordances, Atmospheres

    A Pathic Aesthetics, 1st Edition

    By Tonino Griffero

    This book offers a diverse understanding and practical approach towards the growing area of atmosphere research, in the context of Philosophy, Geography and Architecture.It begins by tracing back to the model of experience called the 'pathic'. Drawing on the phenomenology of theorists Hermann…

    Hardback – 2019-07-22 
    Routledge
    Ambiances, Atmospheres and Sensory Experiences of Spaces

  • Pragmatic Spatial Planning: Practial Theory for Professionals book cover

    Pragmatic Spatial Planning

    Practial Theory for Professionals, 1st Edition

    By Charles Hoch

    Instead of seeking theory to justify practical professional judgments this book describes how professionals can and should use theory to guide these judgments. Professional spatial planning in the US, and globally, continues to suffer from a weak conceptual grasp of its own practice. Practitioners…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Actor-Network Theory book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Actor-Network Theory

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anders Blok, Ignacio Farias, Celia Roberts

    This companion explores ANT as an intellectual practice, tracking its movements and engagements with a wide range of other academic and activist projects. Showcasing the work of a diverse set of ‘second generation’ ANT scholars from around the world, it highlights the exciting depth and breadth of…

    Hardback – 2019-07-02 
    Routledge

  • Pseudo-Public Spaces in Chinese Shopping Malls: Rise, Publicness and Consequences book cover

    Pseudo-Public Spaces in Chinese Shopping Malls

    Rise, Publicness and Consequences, 1st Edition

    By Yiming Wang

    Shopping malls in China create a new pseudo-public urban space which is under the control of private or quasi-public power structure. As they are open for public use, mediated by the co-mingling of private property rights and public meanings of urban space, the rise, publicness and consequences of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Complex Real Property Rights Series

  • Racial Cities: Governance and the Segregation of Romani People in Urban Europe book cover

    Racial Cities

    Governance and the Segregation of Romani People in Urban Europe, 1st Edition

    By Giovanni Picker

    Going beyond race-blind approaches to spatial segregation in Europe, Racial Cities argues that race is the logic through which stigmatized and segregated "Gypsy urban areas" have emerged and persisted after World War II. Building on nearly a decade of ethnographic and historical research in Romania…

    Paperback – 2019-06-19 
    Routledge

  • Envisioning Networked Urban Mobilities: Art, Performances, Impacts book cover

    Envisioning Networked Urban Mobilities

    Art, Performances, Impacts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aslak Aamot Kjaerulff, Sven Kesselring, Peter Peters, Kevin Hannam

    Envisioning Networked Urban Mobilities brings together scientific reflections on the relations of art and urban mobilities and artistic research on the topic. The editors open the book by setting out the concept grounded in the exhibition curated by Aslak Aamot Kjærulff and refers to earlier work…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge

  • Experiencing Networked Urban Mobilities: Practices, Flows, Methods book cover

    Experiencing Networked Urban Mobilities

    Practices, Flows, Methods, 1st Edition

    Edited by Malene Freudendal-Pedersen, Katrine Hartmann-Petersen, Emmy Laura Perez Fjalland

    Experiencing Networked Urban Mobilities looks at the different experiences of networked urban mobilities. While the focus in the first book is on conceptual and theory-driven perspective, this second volume emphasizes the empirical investigation of networked urban mobilities. This book is a…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge

  • Cognition and the Built Environment book cover

    Cognition and the Built Environment

    1st Edition

    By Ole Möystad

    Cognition and the Built Environment argues that interacting with our built environment, as users and as architects, is a cognitive process. It claims that architecture, in its form and meaning, is a basic, embodied level of human cognition. The assumption is that we and our built environment…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Planning Theory book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Planning Theory

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Gunder, Ali Madanipour, Vanessa Watson

    The Routledge Handbook of Planning Theory presents key contemporary themes in planning theory through the views of some of the most innovative thinkers in planning. They introduce and explore their own specialized areas of planning theory, to conceptualize their contemporary positions and to…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge

  • Exploring Networked Urban Mobilities: Theories, Concepts, Ideas book cover

    Exploring Networked Urban Mobilities

    Theories, Concepts, Ideas, 1st Edition

    Edited by Malene Freudendal-Pedersen, Sven Kesselring

    Exploring Networked Urban Mobilities explores different conceptual and theoretical angles between social practices and urban environments, culture, infrastructures, technologies, and the politics of mobility. The book introduces the concept of networked urban mobilities and lays out a research…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge

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