Urban Studies: Cities & Infrastructure (Urban Studies)

  • Housing, Architecture and the Edge Condition: Dublin is building, 1935 - 1975 book cover

    Housing, Architecture and the Edge Condition

    Dublin is building, 1935 - 1975

    By Ellen Rowley

    This book presents an overview of Dublin’s mass-housing building boom from 1935 to 1975 for the first time. During this period, Dublin Corporation built tens of thousands of units and developed whole communities from virgin sites and green fields at the city’s edge. Author Ellen Rowley examines how…

    Hardback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Primitive Accumulation, Global Capitalism, and Resistance: Enclosures and Discontents book cover

    Primitive Accumulation, Global Capitalism, and Resistance

    Enclosures and Discontents

    Edited by Lisa Tilley, Ashok Kumar, Tom Cowan

    The contributions in this volume all revisit and reformulate Marx’s concept of primitive accumulation from diverse empirical contexts in the present global age. The chapters present research drawn from Gaza, Syria, Greece, the Philippines, DR Congo, and the Yucatan; global locations that have in…

    Hardback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Urban South Asia book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Urban South Asia

    Edited by Henrike Donner

    Research on urban South Asia, the history, material and cultural aspects of South Asian cities, has become an established scholarly concern over the last decades. Of particular importance is the role of the city in wider processes of globalization, and the transformation of urban space and urban…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge

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

    Renewable Energy Engineering and Technology

    Principles and Practice

    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 – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Cities and Dialogue: The Public Life of Knowledge book cover

    Cities and Dialogue

    The Public Life of Knowledge

    By Jamie O'Brien

    This book explores the role of dialogue in urban community formations, specifically focusing on the need for civic dialogue within urban spaces. It examines the relationships between people and place, analyzing how local narratives are constructed by community members and, in a contrasting manner,…

    Hardback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Urban Safety and Peacebuilding: New Perspectives on Sustaining Peace in the City book cover

    Urban Safety and Peacebuilding

    New Perspectives on Sustaining Peace in the City

    Edited by Achim Wennmann, Oliver Jutersonke

    This volume examines new perspectives on urban safety and peacebuilding in the face of rapidly changing conflict dynamics and tensions in urban settings. Cities today are economic magnets and a source of real opportunity for many. Yet they are also sites of great poverty and grinding…

    Hardback – 2018-10-31 
    Routledge
    Studies in Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding

  • Reversing Urban Inequality in Johannesburg book cover

    Reversing Urban Inequality in Johannesburg

    Edited by Melissa Tandiwe Myambo

    With the spread of capitalism - a socio-economic system that produces both wealth and poverty simultaneously - the spatial dynamics of the "global(izing)" city are creating more division between social classes, not less. This means that in the 21st-century, large cities around the world exhibit…

    Hardback – 2018-10-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Africa

  • 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 offers a collection of the major streams and themes in the studies of the cities in the region. A focus on the urbanization process rather…

    Hardback – 2018-10-18 
    Routledge

  • Eco-Cities book cover

    Eco-Cities

    By Federico Cugurullo

    Overpopulation, resource scarcity and climate change are just a few of the many issues casting a shadow on the future. Now that the world is entering an ‘urban age’, if the eco-city is, or is about to become a paradigm of city-making, it is time to evaluate this model. To date, there are very few…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • 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 dynamic international collection provides a comprehensive overview of twin cities on administrative and international borders across the world. Drawing on contemporary and historical examples, it documents constant and changing features of twinned communities over time. The chapters explore a…

    Hardback – 2018-09-06 
    Routledge
    Global Urban Studies

  • Spaces of Congestion and Traffic: Politics and Technologies in Twentieth-Century London book cover

    Spaces of Congestion and Traffic

    Politics and Technologies in Twentieth-Century London

    By David Rooney

    This book provides a political history of urban traffic congestion in the twentieth century. It explores how and why experts, from a range of professional disciplines, have attempted to solve what they have called ‘the traffic problem’. The author draws on case studies of historical traffic…

    Hardback – 2018-08-16 
    Routledge
    Transport and Mobility

  • 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

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