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  1. 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 8th 2006 by Routledge

  2. 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 1st 2006 by Routledge

  3. 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 21st 2005 by Routledge

  4. 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 14th 2005 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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