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Forthcoming Urban Geography Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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

  2. Global Cities, Local Streets

    Everyday Diversity from New York to Shanghai

    By Sharon Zukin, Philip Kasinitz, Xiangming Chen

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

    To Be Published July 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. World City Network

    A global urban analysis, 2nd Edition

    By Peter J. Taylor, Ben Derudder

    With the advent of multinational corporations, the traditional urban service function has 'gone global'. In order to provide services to globalizing corporate clients, the offices of major financial and business service firms across the world have generated networks of work. It is the myriad of...

    To Be Published July 27th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 August 4th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Mandated Landscape

    British Imperial Rule in Palestine 1929-1948

    By Roza El-Eini

    In this ground-breaking authoritative study, a highly documented and incisive analysis is made of the galvanising changes wrought to the people and landscape of British Mandated Palestine (1929-1948). Using a comprehensive and interdisciplinary approach, the book’s award-winning author examines how...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Megaregions, Prosperity and Sustainability

    Spatial Planning for Future Prosperity and Sustainability

    By Catherine L. Ross, David Jung-Hwi Lee, Evert Meijers, Timothy Welch

    Series: Regions and Cities

    The world’s mega-cities are forming megaregions, which stretch hundreds of miles across countries. As more people and economic activities are expected to continue to concentrate in these regions, countries are developing policies to secure the competitive advantages of these regions necessary for...

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Planning Sustainable Cities and Regions

    Towards More Equitable Development

    By Karen Chapple

    Series: Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

    As global warming advances, regions around the world are engaging in revolutionary sustainability planning - but with social equity as an afterthought. California is at the cutting edge of this movement, not only because its regulations actively reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but also because its...

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge

  10. International Perspectives on Age-Friendly Cities

    Edited by Kelly G. Fitzgerald, Francis G. Caro

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    This book brings together recent scholarly work concerned with efforts around the world to transform cities so that they are more age-friendly. Common to all of the initiatives is recognition of the importance of the community environment for the well-being of the rapidly growing numbers of older...

    To Be Published September 7th 2015 by Routledge