Urban Studies: Urban Theory

  • Migrant Housing: Architecture, Dwelling, Migration book cover

    Migrant Housing

    Architecture, Dwelling, Migration, 1st Edition

    By Mirjana Lozanovska

    Migrant Housing, the latest book by author Mirjana Lozanovska, examines the house as the architectural construct in the processes of migration. Houses are pivotal to any migration story, with studies showing that migrant communities’ participation in the adaptation, extension or building of houses…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • The Human Rights City: New York, San Francisco, Barcelona book cover

    The Human Rights City

    New York, San Francisco, Barcelona, 1st Edition

    By Michele Grigolo

    Hardback – 2019-03-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Diversities of Innovation book cover

    Diversities of Innovation

    1st Edition

    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 – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • 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 – 2019-02-15 
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Borders: Globalization, Bordering, Connectivity book cover

    Rethinking Borders

    Globalization, Bordering, Connectivity, 1st Edition

    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

  • Megacity Seoul: Urbanization and the Development of Modern South Korea book cover

    Megacity Seoul

    Urbanization and the Development of Modern South Korea, 1st Edition

    By Yu-Min Joo

    In Asia, there are a growing number of gigantic megacities, accompanied by a series of speculative and extravagant megaprojects. Amid the fast-paced urban and development challenges, many Asian governments have started to search for replicable and inspirational cases in Asia. South Korea and its…

    Hardback – 2019-01-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

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

    Urban Political Ecology in the Anthropo-obscene

    Interruptions and Possibilities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Henrik Ernstson, Erik Swyngedouw

    Urban Political Ecology in the Anthropo-obscene: Interruptions and Possibilities centres on how to organize anew the articulation between emancipatory theory and political activism. Across its theoretical and empirical chapters, written by leading scholars from anthropology, geography, urban…

    Paperback – 2018-12-21 
    Routledge
    Questioning Cities

  • Disassembled Cities: Social and Spatial Strategies to Reassemble Communities book cover

    Disassembled Cities

    Social and Spatial Strategies to Reassemble Communities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth L. Sweet

    This book explores the urban, political, and economic effects of contemporary capitalism as well being concerned with a collective analytic that addresses these processes through the lens of disassembling and reassembling dynamics. The processes of contemporary globalization have resulted in the…

    Hardback – 2018-12-21 
    Routledge
    Global Urban Studies

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

    Urban Criminology

    The City, Disorder, Harm and Social Control, 1st Edition

    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 examinations of crime and harm in cities, from the disciplines of urban studies and…

    Paperback – 2018-12-05 
    Routledge

  • Spatial Violence book cover

    Spatial Violence

    1st Edition

    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

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

    Balkanization and Global Politics

    Remaking Cities and Architecture, 1st Edition

    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

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