Urban Studies: Cities & Infrastructure (Urban Studies)

  • Using Collective Impact to Bring Community Change book cover

    Using Collective Impact to Bring Community Change

    Edited by Norman Walzer, Liz Weaver

    Collective Impact as a tool to bring about community change has seen remarkable growth in usage since 2011. Collective Impact has been used successfully with a variety of local issues and has raised the consciousness of how community groups interact as well as the approaches that can lead to…

    Paperback – 2018-08-01 
    Routledge
    Community Development Research and Practice Series

  • Translating the Networked City: Urban Infrastructures in Nairobi and Dar es Salaam book cover

    Translating the Networked City

    Urban Infrastructures in Nairobi and Dar es Salaam

    Edited by Jochen Monstadt, Rémi de Bercegol, Bérénice Bon

    This book contributes to postcolonial urban and technology studies by analysing the translation of urban planning ideals through the lens of urban infrastructure in East Africa. By drawing on recent work on the networked city, and by conceptualising the translation of this travelling urban and…

    Hardback – 2018-07-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

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

    Disassembled Cities

    Social and Spatial Strategies to Reassemble Communities

    Edited by Elizabeth Sweet, Tim Imeokparia, Iván Arenas, Teresa Cordova, Deborah Youdell

    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 – 2018-07-30 
    Routledge
    Global Urban Studies

  • Twin Cities: Urban Communities, Borders and Relationships over Time book cover

    Twin Cities

    Urban Communities, Borders and Relationships over Time

    Edited by John Garrard, Ekaterina Mikhailova

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of twin and border cities across the world. Drawing on examples of both internal and cross border twin cities, it explores the constant and changing features of twinned communities over time. The chapters explore a variety of urban formations including…

    Hardback – 2018-07-30 
    Routledge
    Global Urban Studies

  • Remaking Housing Policy: An International Study book cover

    Remaking Housing Policy

    An International Study

    By David Clapham

    Breaking the country specific boundaries of traditional housing policy books, Remaking Housing Policy is the first introductory housing policy textbook designed to be used by students all around the world. Starting from first principles, readers are guided through the objectives behind government…

    Paperback – 2018-07-05 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Urbanization in Southeast Asia book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Urbanization in Southeast Asia

    Edited by Rita Padawangi

    The study of urbanization in Southeast Asia has been a growing field of research over the past decades. The Routledge Handbook of Urbanization in Southeast Asia opens a new perspective on urban life in the region. It offers a collection of the major streams and themes in the studies of the cities…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge

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

    Managing Infrastructure Projects

    Business models for financial success

    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 – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Healthy Urban Environments: More-than-Human Theories book cover

    Healthy Urban Environments

    More-than-Human Theories

    Edited by Cecily Maller

    Set in the ‘human-environment’ interaction space, this book applies new theoretical and practical insights to understanding what makes healthy urban environments. It stems from recognition that the world is rapidly urbanising and the international concern with how to create healthy settings and…

    Hardback – 2018-06-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environment and Health

  • Regenerative Urban Design and Ecosystem Biomimicry book cover

    Regenerative Urban Design and Ecosystem Biomimicry

    By Maibritt Pedersen Zari

    It is clear that the climate is changing and ecosystems are becoming severely degraded. Humans must mitigate the causes of, and adapt to, climate change and the loss of biodiversity, as the impacts of these changes become more apparent and demand urgent responses. These pressures, combined with…

    Hardback – 2018-06-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sustainable Urbanism

  • Megaregions, Prosperity and Sustainability: Spatial Planning for Future Prosperity and Sustainability book cover

    Megaregions, Prosperity and Sustainability

    Spatial Planning for Future Prosperity and Sustainability

    By Catherine L. Ross, David Jung-Hwi Lee, Evert Meijers, Timothy Welch

    The world’s mega-cities are forming megaregions, which stretch hundreds of miles across countries. As more people and economic activities are expected to continue to concentrate in these regions, countries are developing policies to secure the competitive advantages of these regions necessary for…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

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

    Megacity Seoul

    Urbanization and the Development of Modern South Korea

    By Yu-Min Joo

    In Asia, there are a growing number of gigantic megalopolises, accompanied by a series of speculative and extravagant megaprojects. Amid the fast-paced urban and development challenges, many Asian developing countries have started to search for successful Asian development models. South Korea and…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

  • Urban Living Labs: Experimenting with City Futures book cover

    Urban Living Labs

    Experimenting with City Futures

    Edited by Simon Marvin, Harriet Bulkeley, Lindsay Mai, Kes McCormick, Yuliya Voytenko Palgan

    All cities face a pressing challenge – how can they provide economic prosperity and social cohesion while achieving environmental sustainability? In response, new collaborations are emerging in the form of urban living labs – sites devised to design, test and learn from social and technical…

    Paperback – 2018-05-16 
    Routledge

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