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Forthcoming Urban Geography Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    To Be Published June 20th 2015 by Routledge

  3. On Schmitt and Space

    By Claudio Minca, Rory Rowan

    Series: Interventions

    This book represents the first comprehensive study of the influential German legal and political thinker Carl Schmitt’s spatial thought, offering the first systematic examination from a Geographic perspective of one of the most important political thinkers of the twentieth century. It charts the...

    To Be Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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...

    To Be Published June 24th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Global City Regions

    Their Emerging Forms

    Edited by Gary Hack, Roger Simmonds

    A unique comparative study based on funded research, of eleven city regions across three continents looking at changes over the last 30 years. Detailed changes in land use are presented here with series of maps prepared especially for the study. The socio-economic and physical forms of city...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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...

    To Be Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Public Space

    Edited by Vikas Mehta

    Series: Critical Concepts in Built Environment

    By closely examining its public spaces, we can decipher the social, cultural and political life of a city. Public space is the arena for individual and group expression; a forum for dialogue, debate, and contestation; a space for conviviality, leisure, performance, and display; a place...

    To Be Published July 13th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Green Infrastructure

    Incorporating Plants and Enhancing Biodiversity in Buildings and Urban Environments

    By John W. Dover

    With more than half of the world's population now living in urban areas, it is vitally important that towns and cities are healthy places to live. The principal aim of this book is to synthesize the disparate literature on the use of vegetation in the built environment and its multifunctional...

    To Be Published July 21st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Global Cities, Local Streets

    Everyday Diversity from New York to Shanghai

    By Sharon Zukin, Philip Kasinitz, Xiangming Chen

    Global Cities, Local Streets: Spaces of Everyday Diversity, a cutting edge text/ethnography, reports on the rapidly expanding field of global, urban studies through a unique pairing of 6 teams of urban researchers from around the world. The authors present shopping streets from each city – New York...

    To Be Published July 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  10. The City Reader

    6th Edition

    Edited by Richard T. LeGates, Frederic Stout

    Series: Routledge Urban Reader Series

    The sixth edition of the highly successful The City Reader juxtaposes the very best classic and contemporary writings on the city to provide the comprehensive mapping of the terrain of Urban Studies and Planning old and new. The City Reader is the anchor volume in the Routledge Urban...

    To Be Published July 22nd 2015 by Routledge