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Forthcoming Housing and Communities Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Innovation and Tourism Destination Development

    Edited by Henrik Halkier, Marek Kozak, Bo Svensson

    Tourism is a central part of regional development strategies in many localities around Europe, not just in traditional coastal or mountain resorts but also in areas without a strong track record with regard to visitor economy. In a globalising world, destinations can no longer take their...

    To Be Published May 6th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Coming of Age of the Green Community

    My neighbourhood, my planet

    By Erik Bichard

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    People organising to protect their environment is not a new phenomenon, but the groups that have been pushing for environmental change since the 1970s have not convinced sufficient numbers make sustainable decisions or to lead sustainable lives. Governments have serially failed to do the job at the...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Beyond Gated Communities

    Edited by Samer Bagaeen, Ola Uduku

    Research on gated communities is moving away from the hard concept of a gated community to the more fluid one of urban gating. The latter allows communities to be viewed through a new lens of soft boundaries, modern communication and networks of influence. The book, written by an international team...

    To Be Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Community Visioning Programs

    Processes and Outcomes

    Edited by Norman Walzer, Gisele F Hamm

    Series: Community Development – Current Issues Series

    Communities have practiced strategic planning for decades using a variety of tools and programs based on the initial Take Charge programs of the early 1990s. These efforts generated a large amount of research regarding their effectiveness, as well as ways to measure long-term outcomes and other...

    To Be Published June 26th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Building Communities (Routledge Revivals)

    The Co-operative Way

    By Johnston Birchall

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Building Communities: The Co-Operative Way, first published in 1988, sets the flourishing of housing co-operatives throughout the 1980s in a theoretical and historical framework that suggests that tenant control is the best way out of the still-problematic issue of housing policy. Before the First...

    To Be Published July 6th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Second Homes and Leisure

    New perspectives on a forgotten relationship

    Edited by Trudie Walters, Tara Duncan

    Second homes (variously summer houses, shacks, baches, cottages, dacha) are a popular cultural phenomenon in many countries and an emerging trend in others. They are inextricably linked to tourism, recreation and leisure, and yet the fundamental relationship between second homes and leisure often...

    To Be Published September 8th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Environmental Gerontology

    What Now?

    Edited by Rick J. Scheidt, Benyamin Schwarz

    Environmental gerontology – the research on aging and environment – evolved during the late 1960s, when the domain became a relevant topic due to societal concerns with the problems of housing for elderly people. The field proliferated during the 1970s and 1980s, and remains viable and active today...

    To Be Published September 21st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Sustainable Communities and Green Lifestyles

    Consumption and Environmentalism

    By Tendai Chitewere

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainability

    Efforts to find a sustainable way to live with each other and with the natural environment have produced a plethora of experimental lifestyle designs. Ecovillages and sustainable communities are growing around the world and this book is about their attempts toward constructing green lifestyles....

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Globalization, Planning and Local Economic Development

    By Terry L. Clower, Andrew Beer

    This textbook is concerned with economic development at the local, community or regional scale. Its aim is to provide students with a comprehensive introduction to contemporary thinking about locally-based economic development, how growth can be planned and how that development can be realised....

    To Be Published December 1st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Community Planning and Development

    Edited by Rhonda Phillips

    Series: Critical Concepts in Built Environment

    To Be Published December 15th 2015 by Routledge