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Forthcoming Urban Politics Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Urban Politics

    Cities and Suburbs in a Global Age, 9th Edition

    By Myron Levine

    This popular text mixes classic theory and research on urban politics with the most recent developments and data in urban and metropolitan affairs. Its balanced and realistic approach helps students understand the nature of urban politics and the difficulty of finding effective "solutions" in a...

    To Be Published March 10th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Sustaining American Cities Through Contemporary City Administration

    By Genie N. L. Stowers

    Sustaining American Cities Through Contemporary City Administration provides a comprehensive overview of urban administration today. Coverage ranges from the demographics of cities to local government political structures and why those make cities different from other levels of government, to...

    To Be Published March 14th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Urban Climate Challenge

    Rethinking the Role of Cities in the Global Climate Regime

    Edited by Craig Johnson, Noah Toly, Heike Schroeder

    Series: Cities and Global Governance

    Drawing upon a variety of empirical and theoretical perspectives, The Urban Climate Challenge provides a hands-on perspective about the political and technical challenges now facing cities and transnational urban networks in the global climate regime. Bringing together experts working in the fields...

    To Be Published March 15th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Governing Modern Societies

    Towards Participatory Governance

    By Hubert Heinelt

    Is the ‘golden age’ of democracy really over due to the pressures of globalisation and the erosion of the nation state? Within this book, Heinelt seeks to address the democratic deficit in political systems linked to limited Citizen Participation reflecting on the notion of democracy and...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Securitization of Property Squatting in Europe

    By Mary Manjikian

    Series: Routledge Research in Urban Politics and Policy

    Housing is no longer about having a place to live – but about state pressures to conform, norms and policies regarding citizenship, and practices of surveillance and security. Breaking new ground in the field of urban politics and international relations, Securitization of Property Squatting in...

    To Be Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Civil Society and Participatory Governance

    Municipal Councils and Social Housing Programs in Brazil

    By Maureen M. Donaghy

    Series: Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

    Democratic institutions should promote accountability of government officials to the needs of citizens. Civil society plays a role in exposing corruption as well as in communicating the needs of low-income residents to officials. Neither the institutions of representative democracy nor the presence...

    To Be Published May 28th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Southern City Politics

    Redefining the Study of Urban Politics and New Issues in the U.S. South

    By Sarita McCoy Gregory

    Recent scholarship in American urban politics focuses on suburban, metropolitan, and national policies towards urban areas. But to what degree do contemporary urban settings in the South fit models of urban studies and politics? Do we need a new urban political theory to capture the unique...

    To Be Published July 14th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Global City 2.0

    An International Political Actor Beyond Economism?

    By Kristin Ljungkvist

    Series: Cities and Global Governance

    Global cities all over the world are taking on new roles as they increasingly participate directly and independently in international affairs and global politics. So far, surprisingly few studies have analyzed the role of the Global City beyond its already well explicated role in the globalized...

    To Be Published August 31st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Making China Urban

    Geographical Aspects of Development and Disparity

    By Hyun Bang Shin

    This book provides a comprehensive account of the global, regional and urban dimensions of China’s development, and the resulting socio-economic and political outcomes. Shin begins by documenting and analysing China’s changing position in the world economy before turning to the development...

    To Be Published November 29th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Racial Cities

    Governance and the Spatial Segregation of Roma in Urban Europe

    By Giovanni Picker

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    To Be Published January 30th 2016 by Routledge