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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 378 new and published books in the subject of Urban Geography — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. 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...

    Published June 17th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Rethinking Creative Cities Policy

    Invisible Agents and Hidden Protagonists

    Edited by Allan Watson, Calvin Taylor

    In recent years, there has been high level of interest amongst policy-makers in the ‘creative city’ concept, due to the anticipation of economic and social benefits from a growing cultural and creative economy. However, a lack of understanding of local social and economic contexts, as well as the...

    Published June 15th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Integrated Urban Models Volume 2: New Research and Applications of Optimization and Dynamics (Routledge Revivals)

    By Stephen H. Putman

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Following on from Integrated Models Volume 1: Policy Analysis of Transportation and Lane Use (Routledge Library Editions, 2006), this book bridges the gap between the scholars and the practitioners of transportation and land-use modelling. First published in 1991, chapters discuss...

    Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Converting Land from Rural to Urban Uses (Routledge Revivals)

    By A. Allan Schmid

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This title aims to use social science research to contribute towards solving policy problems raised by the rural to urban land conversion process and by high land prices in particular. Ultimately, this book aims to develop the information useful to public decisions on zoning, taxation, public...

    Published June 10th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Politics of Urban Cultural Policy

    Global Perspectives

    Edited by Carl Grodach, Daniel Silver

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    The Politics of Urban Cultural Policy brings together a range of international experts to critically analyze the ways that governmental actors and non-governmental entities attempt to influence the production and implementation of urban policies directed at the arts, culture, and creative activity....

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Transport, Mobility, and the Production of Urban Space

    Edited by Julie Cidell, David Prytherch

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    The contemporary urban experience is defined by flow and structured by circulating people, objects, and energy. Geographers have long provided key insights into transportation systems. But today, concerns for social justice and sustainability motivate new, critical approaches to mobilities....

    Published May 18th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Glasgow

    The Socio-spatial Development of the City

    By Michael Pacione

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1995, this book employs a historical-geographical approach to illuminate the interaction between the multifarious social and spatial forces which have conditioned the processes and patterns of urban growth and change over time in Scotland’s principle city. The book is organised...

    Published May 13th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Quality of the Urban Environment

    Essays on "New Resources" in an Urban Age

    By Harvey S. Perloff

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The quality of the environment in which people live, work, and play influences to no small degree the quality of life itself. The environment can be satisfying and attractive and provide scope for individual development or it can be poisonous, irritating and stunting. The papers in this volume,...

    Published May 13th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Water and Cities in Latin America

    Challenges for Sustainable Development

    Edited by Ismael Aguilar-Barajas, Jürgen Mahlknecht, Jonathan Kaledin, Marianne Kjellén, Abel Mejía-Betancourt

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    Approximately 80 per cent of the population of Latin America is concentrated in urban centres. Pressure on water resources and water management in cities therefore provide major challenges. Despite the importance of the issues, there has been little systematic coverage of the topic in book form....

    Published May 11th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Urban Condition

    By Brendan Gleeson

    Series: Questioning Cities

    This book will speak to the new human epoch, the Urban Age. A majority of humanity now lives for the first time in cities. The city, the highest invention of the modern age, is now the human heartland. And yet the same process that brought us the city and its wonders, modernisation, has also thrown...

    Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge