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  1. Gregory Squires Wins the Lynd Lifetime Achievement Award

    Congratualtions to Gregory Squires for receiving the 2011 Robert and Helen Lynd Lifetime Achievement Award! This award is sponsored by the Community and Urban Sociology section of the American Sociological Association.

  2. Featured Book: Cities and Low Carbon Transitions

    Harriet Bulkeley, Vanesa Castán Broto, Mike Hodson and Simon Marvin's Cities and Low Carbon Transitions draws on a diverse range of examples—including global cities, ordinary cities, and transition towns from all over the world—to provide evidence that expectations, aspirations and plans to make socio-technical transitions are emerging in different urban contexts.

    Recommend this book to a librarian.

  3. Social Statistics, Book of the Month, September 2011

    Social Statistics is a highly engaging textbook that guides students through the statistical techniques they will encounter in the real world. This text uses SPSS and is appropriate for statistics classes across the social sciences.

    Request your complimentary exam copy today!

  4. View the 2011 Urban Studies Catalog Online!

    The 2011 Urban Studies catalog is now available online! Click here to browse our new titles and key backlist - click on any url to be taken directly to the product page on the Routledge website!

  5. Featured Book: After the World Trade Center

    In After the World Trade Center, eminent social critics Sharon Zukin and Michael Sorkin call on New York's most acclaimed urbanists to consider the impact of the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center and what it bodes for the future of New York.

  6. Featured Book: The Cultural Political Economy of Small Cities

    The volume highlights ongoing changes in the political economy of small cities in relation to the field of culture and leisure; it will be of interest to students and researchers of Urban Studies, Planning, Regional Studies, Economics, Sociology, and Geography.

    Recommend this book to a librarian.

  7. Searching for the Just City, Book of the Month, August 2011

    Recently re-released in paperback, Searching for the Just City argues that putting the question of what a just city should be on the agenda of urban reform can be a practical approach to solving questions of urban policy.

  8. Featured Book: Urban Assemblages

    Urban Assemblages proposes—and offers demonstrations of—importing into urban studies a body of theories, concepts, and perspectives developed in the field of science and technology studies (STS) and, more specifically, Actor-Network Theory (ANT).

    Recommend this book to a librarian

  9. Insurgent Public Space, Book of the Month, July 2011

    With nearly twenty illustrated case studies, this volume demonstrates how instances of insurgent public space occur across the world; this book is ideal for students and professionals in Urban Studies, Urban Design, and Urban Geography courses.

    Request your complimentary exam copy today!

  10. Featured Book: The City Reader, 5e

    This new edition of The City Reader, edited by Richard T. LeGates (San Francisco State University) and Frederic Stout (Stanford University), provides instructors and students with the best classic and contemporary writings on the city. It is essential reading for any course in Urban Sociology, Urban Geography, Urban Planning, and Architectural Theory.

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