Urban Studies: Cities & Infrastructure (Urban Studies)

  • Routledge Handbook of Urban South Asia book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Urban South Asia

    1st Edition

    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 – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge

  • 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

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

    Cities and Dialogue

    The Public Life of Knowledge, 1st Edition

    By Jamie O'Brien

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

    Hardback – 2019-04-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • 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

  • 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

  • Health, Wellbeing and Sustainability in the Mediterranean City: Interdisciplinary Perspectives book cover

    Health, Wellbeing and Sustainability in the Mediterranean City

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Antonio Jiménez-Delgado, Jaime Lloret

    This book provides a model for the creation of sustainable and healthy cities in the Mediterranean region. It uses the coastal city of L’Alfàs del Pi in Spain as an example for designing renewable and innovative urban models that offer high standards of living, wellbeing and eco-friendly advantages…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • 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 – 2019-01-28 
    Routledge

  • Imagining Sustainability: Creative urban environmental governance in Chicago and Melbourne book cover

    Imagining Sustainability

    Creative urban environmental governance in Chicago and Melbourne, 1st Edition

    By Julie Cidell

    Cities, rather than nations, have become the key sites for enacting environmental policies. This is due to the combination of growing urban populations and increased action on the part of local governments (generally attributed to national governments’ failure to act on climate change). Imagining…

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge

  • 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 been searching for replicable and inspirational cases in Asia. South Korea and…

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

  • Urban Expansion, Land Cover and Soil Ecosystem Services book cover

    Urban Expansion, Land Cover and Soil Ecosystem Services

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ciro Gardi

    More than half of the world population now lives in cities, and urban expansion continues as rural people move to cities. This results in the loss of land for other purposes, particularly soil for agriculture and drainage. This book presents a review of current knowledge of the extension and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urban Ecology

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