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  1. 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 14th 2005 by Routledge

  2. 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 7th 2005 by Routledge

  3. 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 16th 2005 by Routledge

  4. 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 2nd 2005 by Routledge

  5. 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...

    Published October 18th 2005 by Routledge

  6. The Network Society

    A New Context for Planning

    Edited by Louis Albrechts, Seymour Mandelbaum

    Series: Networked Cities Series

    In a clear and rewarding style, Albrechts and Mandelbaum consider the challenges that the new paradigm of the Network Society creates for Urban and Regional Planning. Chapters grouped into five themes discuss theoretical and practical perspectives on the contemporary organization of social,...

    Published October 18th 2005 by Routledge

  7. Management of Regeneration

    Choices, Challenges and Dilemmas

    By John Diamond, Joyce Liddle

    Stemming from a need to understand strategic processes, examine current practices, and identify the needs of regeneration management professionals, this book cites current regeneration management practice within a framework which critically examines the theoretical models developed over the past...

    Published June 22nd 2005 by Routledge

  8. Future City

    Edited by Stephen Read, Jürgen Rosemann, Job van Eldijk

    This text focuses on cities as the dominant form of human settlement for the future, examining the transformation that is happening in urban connobations worldwide today. The last few decades have seen a rate of change and growth in cities that has never been seen before, resulting in giant...

    Published June 19th 2005 by Routledge

  9. Indigenous Modernities

    Negotiating Architecture and Urbanism

    By Jyoti Hosagrahar

    Series: Architext

    This book examines how a historic and so-called 'traditional' city quietly evolved into one that was modern in its own terms; in form, use and meaning. Through a focused study of Delhi, the author challenges prevalent assumptions in architecture and urbanism to identify an interpretation of...

    Published May 26th 2005 by Routledge

  10. The Urban Geography Reader

    Edited by NICK FYFE, JUDITH KENNY

    Series: Routledge Urban Reader Series

    Drawing on a rich diversity of theoretical approaches and analytical strategies, urban geographers have been at the forefront of understanding the global and local processes shaping cities, and of making sense of the urban experiences of a wide variety of social groups. Through their links with...

    Published April 13th 2005 by Routledge