Urban Studies: Cities & Infrastructure (Urban Studies)

  • Planning Singapore: The Experimental City book cover

    Planning Singapore

    The Experimental City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Hamnett, Belinda Yuen

    Two hundred years ago, Sir Stamford Raffles established the modern settlement of Singapore with the intent of seeing it become ‘a great commercial emporium and fulcrum’. But by the time independence was achieved in 1965, the city faced daunting problems of housing shortage, slums and high…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge
    Planning, History and Environment Series

  • Big Data, Code and the Discrete City: Shaping Public Realms book cover

    Big Data, Code and the Discrete City

    Shaping Public Realms, 1st Edition

    By Silvio Carta

    Big Data, Code and the Discrete City explores how digital technologies is gradually changing the way in which the public space is designed by architects, managed by policy-makers, and experienced by individuals. Smart city technologies are superseding the traditional human experience that has…

    Hardback – 2019-07-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Rebuilding Afghanistan in Times of Crisis: A Global Response book cover

    Rebuilding Afghanistan in Times of Crisis

    A Global Response, 1st Edition

    Edited by Adenrele Awotona

    Rebuilding Afghanistan in Times of Crisis provides academics and researchers interested in planning, urbanism and conflict studies with a multidisciplinary, international assessment of the reconstruction and foreign aid efforts in Afghanistan. The book draws together expert contributions from…

    Hardback – 2019-06-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Spatial Complexity in Urban Design Research: Graph Visualization Tools for Communities and their Contexts book cover

    Spatial Complexity in Urban Design Research

    Graph Visualization Tools for Communities and their Contexts, 1st Edition

    By Jamie O'Brien

    This book offers state-of-the-art ‘tools for thinking’ for urban designers, planners and decision-makers. Thematically it focuses on the contexts of problems in urban design and places community spaces at the heart of urban design research. The book provides practicable tools for network modelling…

    Hardback – 2019-06-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Urban Environments for Healthy Ageing: A Global Perspective book cover

    Urban Environments for Healthy Ageing

    A Global Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna P Lane

    Around the world, researchers, policy makers and practitioners are working to ensure cities and communities are prepared for the challenges and opportunities of aged and highly urbanized populations. Bringing together stakeholders from Europe, Asia, Australia and North America, this book presents…

    Hardback – 2019-06-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Law, Cinema and the Ill City: Imagining Justice and Order in Real and Fictional Cities book cover

    Law, Cinema and the Ill City

    Imagining Justice and Order in Real and Fictional Cities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anne Wagner, Le Cheng

    This book uses film and television as a resource for addressing the social and legal ills of the city. It presents a range of approaches to view the ill city through cinematic and televisual characterization in urban frameworks, political contexts, and cultural settings. Each chapter deconstructs…

    Hardback – 2019-06-10 
    Routledge
    Law, Language and Communication

  • Street Fights in Copenhagen: Bicycle and Car Politics in a Green Mobility City book cover

    Street Fights in Copenhagen

    Bicycle and Car Politics in a Green Mobility City, 1st Edition

    By Jason Henderson, Natalie Marie Gulsrud

    With twenty-nine percent of all trips made by bicycle, Copenhagen is considered a model of green transport. This book considers the underlying political conditions that enabled cycling to appeal to such a wide range of citizens of Copenhagen and asks how this can be replicated elsewhere. Despite…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Advances in Urban Sustainability

  • 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, Yan Guo

    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

  • Local Action on Climate Change: Opportunities and Constraints book cover

    Local Action on Climate Change

    Opportunities and Constraints, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susie Moloney, Hartmut Fünfgeld, Mikael Granberg

    There is growing interest in analysing the role and effectiveness of the local scale in responding to the global challenge of climate change. However, while accounts of urban climate change governance are growing, there is now a real need for further conceptual and empirical work to better…

    Paperback – 2019-04-24 
    Routledge

  • Renewable Energy Engineering and Technology: Principles and Practice book cover

    Renewable Energy Engineering and Technology

    Principles and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by V. V. N. Kishore

    This is the most comprehensive guide ever written on renewables technology and engineering, intended to cater for the rapidly growing numbers of present and future engineers who are keen to lead the revolution. All the main sectors are covered - photovoltaics, solar thermal, wind, bioenergy, hydro…

    Paperback – 2019-04-17 
    Routledge

  • The Governance of Urban Green Spaces in the EU: Social innovation and civil society book cover

    The Governance of Urban Green Spaces in the EU

    Social innovation and civil society, 1st Edition

    By Judith Schicklinski

    Across European cities the use of urban space is controversial and subject to diverging interests. On the one hand citizens are increasingly aware of the necessity for self-organising to reclaim green spaces. On the other hand local authorities have started to involve citizens in the governance of…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge

  • Policing European Metropolises: The Politics of Security in City-Regions book cover

    Policing European Metropolises

    The Politics of Security in City-Regions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elke Devroe, Adam Edwards, Paul Ponsaers

    Understanding the politics of security in city-regions is increasingly important for the study of contemporary policing. This book argues that national and international governing arrangements are being outflanked by various transnational threats, including the cross-border terrorism of the attacks…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime, Security and Justice

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