Urban Studies: Cities & Infrastructure

  • The Walkable City book cover

    The Walkable City

    1st Edition

    By Jennie Middleton

    This book explores of urban walking in its multiple manifestations, drawing on contemporary thinking in mobilities studies in relation to how everyday mobilities are socially and materially co-produced. It provides an account of the diversity of walking and challenges essentialist understandings of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Peri-Urban China: Land Use, Growth and Integrated Urban Rural Development book cover

    Peri-Urban China

    Land Use, Growth and Integrated Urban Rural Development, 1st Edition

    By Li Tian

    The urban-rural relationship in China is key to a sustainable global future. This book is particularly interested in peri-urbanization in China, the process by which fringe areas of cities develop. Recent institutional change has helped clarify property rights over collective land, facilitating…

    Hardback – 2019-04-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Operational Urban Models: An Introduction book cover

    Operational Urban Models

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By David Foot

    First published in 1981. Urban modelling techniques are an established tool in assessing the possible repercussions of major changes in land use. This book is an introductory guide to the various models that have been developed and to how they can be applied in planning practice, particularly with…

    Paperback – 2019-04-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Urban Ports and Harbor Management: Responding to Change along U.S. Waterfronts book cover

    Urban Ports and Harbor Management

    Responding to Change along U.S. Waterfronts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marc J. Hershman

    The essays in this book, first published in 1988, explore the changes that have occurred in the modern harbour in the 1970s and 1980s and the many roles of the public port in stimulating or responding to these changes. The goal of this study is to understand the modern harbour and public port and…

    Paperback – 2019-04-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Slum Clearance: The Social and Administrative Context in England and Wales book cover

    Slum Clearance

    The Social and Administrative Context in England and Wales, 1st Edition

    By John English, Ruth Madigan, Peter Norman

    Originally published in 1976. Slum clearance is a particularly significant process because it places the ordinary citizen in a state of extreme dependence on his local authority. The local authority not only destroys his existing environment but controls access to a replacement council house. This…

    Paperback – 2019-04-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Capital Cities and Urban Sustainability book cover

    Capital Cities and Urban Sustainability

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert W. Orttung

    Capital Cities and Urban Sustainability examines how capital cities use their unique hub resources to develop and disseminate innovative policy solutions to promote sustainability. Cities are taking a leading role in defining a sustainable future at a time when national, state, and regional…

    Hardback – 2019-04-09 
    Routledge
    Advances in Urban Sustainability

  • Citizenship and Infrastructure: Practices and Identities of Citizens and the State book cover

    Citizenship and Infrastructure

    Practices and Identities of Citizens and the State, 1st Edition

    Edited by Charlotte Lemanski

    This book brings together insights from leading urban scholars and explicitly develops the connections between infrastructure and citizenship. It demonstrates the ways in which adopting an ‘infrastructural citizenship’ lens illuminates a broader understanding of the material and civic nature of…

    Hardback – 2019-04-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • International Housing Market Experience and Implications for China book cover

    International Housing Market Experience and Implications for China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca L. H. Chiu, Zhi Liu, Bertrand Renaud

    China’s ever-expanding housing market is presenting challenges for policy makers, planners, business people and citizens, not only in Chinese cities, but across the global housing market. With soaring prices and a significant compromise on quality, those who need housing are facing financial…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in International Real Estate

  • Suburbia in the 21st Century: From Dreamscape to Nightmare? book cover

    Suburbia in the 21st Century

    From Dreamscape to Nightmare?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul J. Maginn, Katrin B. Anacker

    Since the emergence of the garden suburbs in the UK in the early 20th century and mass suburbanisation since the early 1950s, suburbs have come to hold a special place in the geographical, political, sociological, and cultural imaginations of academics, policymakers, and society. The suburbs are…

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

  • Managing Infrastructure Projects: Business models for financial success book cover

    Managing Infrastructure Projects

    Business models for financial success, 1st Edition

    By Sherena Hussain, James Mckellar

    Managing Infrastructure Projects provides students with a comprehensive account of how to ensure that infrastructure construction, delivery, and maintenance is executed both as a viable business concern and as an attractive investment option. Taking a mulit-stakeholder approach, the book examines…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge

  • Cities, Change, and Conflict: A Political Economy of Urban Life book cover

    Cities, Change, and Conflict

    A Political Economy of Urban Life, 5th Edition

    By Nancy Kleniewski, Alexander R. Thomas

    Cities, Change and Conflict was one of the first texts to embrace the perspective of political economy as its main explanatory framework, and then complement it with the rich contributions found in the human ecology perspective. Although its primary focus is on North American cities, the book…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge

  • The Virtual and the Real in Planning and Urban Design: Perspectives, Practices and Applications book cover

    The Virtual and the Real in Planning and Urban Design

    Perspectives, Practices and Applications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claudia Yamu, Alenka Poplin, Oswald Devisch, Gert De Roo

    The Virtual and the Real in Planning and Urban Design: Perspectives, Practices and Applications explores the merging relationship between physical and virtual spaces in planning and urban design. Technological advances such as smart sensors, interactive screens, locative media and evolving…

    Paperback – 2019-03-06 
    Routledge

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