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  1. Planning, Law and Economics

    The Rules We Make for Using Land

    By Barrie Needham

    Series: RTPI Library Series

    What rights does the state have over privately owned land? Why should some landowners be favoured over others? How can the practice of land-use planning be improved? This book addresses these essential questions and shows that the interests people have in property rights over land and buildings...

    Published March 21st 2006 by Routledge

  2. Representing Calcutta

    Modernity, Nationalism and the Colonial Uncanny

    By Swati Chattopadhyay

    Series: Asia's Transformations/Asia's Great Cities

    Representing Calcutta: Modernity, Nationalism, and the Colonial Uncanny is a spatial history of colonial Calcutta, addressing the question of modernity that haunts our perception of Calcutta. The book responds to two interrelated concerns about the city. The first is the image of Calcutta as the...

    Published March 15th 2006 by Routledge

  3. Urban Geography

    3rd Edition

    By Tim Hall

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Human Geography Series

    More than simply examining the new geographical patterns forming within cities, this third edition of Urban Geography also investigates the way geographers have sought to make sense of this urban transformation. Tim Hall critically synthesizes key literatures in the following areas:...

    Published March 9th 2006 by Routledge

  4. Urban Space and Cityscapes

    Perspectives from Modern and Contemporary Culture

    Edited by Christoph Lindner

    Series: Questioning Cities

    From the verticals of New York, Hong Kong and Singapore to the sprawls of London, Paris and Jakarta, this interdisciplinary volume of new writing examines constructions, representations, imaginations and theorizations of 'cityscapes' in modern and contemporary culture. With specially-commissioned...

    Published March 2nd 2006 by Routledge

  5. In the Nature of Cities

    Urban Political Ecology and the Politics of Urban Metabolism

    Edited by Nik Heynen, Maria Kaika, Erik Swyngedouw

    Series: Questioning Cities

    The social and material production of urban nature has recently emerged as an important area in urban studies, human/environmental interactions and social studies. This has been prompted by the recognition that the material conditions that comprise urban environments are not independent from social...

    Published December 22nd 2005 by Routledge

  6. The Global Cities Reader

    Edited by Roger Keil, Neil Brenner

    Series: Routledge Urban Reader Series

    Providing the first comprehensive survey of new interdisciplinary scholarship on globalized urbanization, this important volume contains fifty selections from classic writings by authors such as John Friedmann, Michael Peter Smith, Saskia Sassen, Peter Taylor, Manuel Castells and Anthony King,...

    Published December 15th 2005 by Routledge

  7. Cities and Consumption

    By Mark Jayne

    Series: Routledge Critical Introductions to Urbanism and the City

    In investigating the mutual and dynamic relationship between urban development and consumption, this book asks: how are cities moulded by consumption, and how is consumption moulded by cities? Consumption stands at the intersection of different spheres of everyday life: between the public and the...

    Published December 15th 2005 by Routledge

  8. Ordinary Cities

    Between Modernity and Development

    By Jennifer Robinson

    Series: Questioning Cities

    With the urbanization of the world's population proceeding apace and the equally rapid urbanization of poverty, urban theory has an urgent challenge to meet if it is to remain relevant to the majority of cities and their populations, many of which are outside the West. This groundbreaking book...

    Published December 8th 2005 by Routledge

  9. Planning the Good Community

    New Urbanism in Theory and Practice

    By Jill Grant

    Series: RTPI Library Series

    An examination of new urban approaches both in theory and in practice. Taking a critical look at how new urbanism has lived up to its ideals, the author asks whether new urban approaches offer a viable path to creating good communities. With examples drawn principally from North America,...

    Published November 17th 2005 by Routledge

  10. Globalisation and the Politics of Forgetting

    Edited by Yong-Sook Lee, Brenda S.A. Yeoh

    Series: Urban Studies Monographs

    In both academic scholarship and the popular imagination, the globality of modern society has been represented by global cities as the corporate and financial epicentres for capital accumulation, cosmopolitan cultures and innovative change. This has created an image of the globalised world as empty...

    Published November 3rd 2005 by Routledge