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  1. Megacities and the Coast

    Risk, Resilience and Transformation

    Edited by Mark Pelling, Sophie Blackburn

    Based on a major international study, this volume provides a synthesis of scientific knowledge on megacity urbanization on the coast, environmental impacts, risks and management choices, including a focus on adaptation, mitigation and disaster risk management. It is the primary output of...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Encyclopedia of the City

    Edited by Roger W. Caves

    The Encyclopedia of the City focuses on the key topics encountered by undergraduates and scholars in urban studies and allied fields. Contributors include major theoreticians and practitioners, and on other individuals, groups, and organizations which study the city or practice in a field that...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Urban Design

    Edited by Tridib Banerjee

    Series: Critical Concepts in Urban Studies

    SPECIAL INTRODUCTORY PRICE! (Valid until 3 months after publication) From the earliest attempts to structure and organize human settlements in the image of divine, cosmic, or an ideal social order, the notion of urban design has deep historical roots. Down the ages, the design of cities has...

    Published December 13th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Cities, State and Globalisation

    City-Regional Governance in Europe and North America

    By Tassilo Herrschel

    Series: Regions and Cities

    This book investigates the ways in which city regions view themselves as single entities, how they are governed, what is meant by ‘governance’, why the question of city-regional governance matters, and the extent to which the balance between internal and external factors is important for finding...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Negotiating the Mediated City

    Everyday Encounters with Public Screens

    By Zlatan Krajina

    Series: Comedia

    This book is an interdisciplinary empirical investigation of how people interact with public screens in their daily lives. In more and more surprising locations, screens of various kinds appear within the sightlines of passers-by in contemporary cities. Outdoor advertisers target audiences which...

    Published December 7th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Planning in the USA

    Policies, Issues, and Processes, 4th Edition

    By J. Barry Cullingworth, Roger Caves

    This extensively revised and updated fourth edition of Planning in the USA continues to provide a comprehensive introduction to the policies, theory and practice of planning. Outlining land use, urban planning, and environmental protection policies, this fully illustrated book explains the nature...

    Published December 5th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Power of Geography (RLE Social & Cultural Geography)

    How Territory Shapes Social Life

    Edited by Jennifer Wolch, Michael Dear

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social and Cultural Geography

    This book illuminates the profound influence of geography on everyday life. Concentrating on the realm of social reproduction – gender, family, education, culture and tradition, race, ethnicity the contributors provide both an articulation of a theory of territory and reproduction and concrete...

    Published December 4th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Struggle for Jerusalem's Holy Places

    By Wendy Pullan, Maximilian Sternberg, Lefkos Kyriacou, Craig Larkin, Michael Dumper

    The Struggle for Jerusalem’s Holy Places investigates the role of architecture and urban identity in relation to the political economy of the city and its wider state context seen through the lens of the holy places. Reflecting the broad disciplinary backgrounds of the authors, this book provides...

    Published November 13th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Landscape and the Ideology of Nature in Exurbia

    Green Sprawl

    Edited by Kirsten Valentine Cadieux, Laura Taylor

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    This book explores the role of the ideology of nature in producing urban and exurban sprawl. It examines the ironies of residential development on the metropolitan fringe, where the search for “nature” brings residents deeper into the world from which they are imagining their escape—of Federal...

    Published November 8th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Cities, Disaster Risk and Adaptation

    By Christine Wamsler

    Series: Routledge Critical Introductions to Urbanism and the City

    Worldwide, disasters and climate change pose a serious risk to sustainable urban development, resulting in escalating human and economic costs. Consequently, city authorities and other urban actors face the challenge of integrating risk reduction and adaptation strategies into their work. However,...

    Published November 7th 2013 by Routledge