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Forthcoming Urban Politics Books

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  1. 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 6th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 September 7th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Greening Post-Industrial Cities

    Growth, Equity, and Environmental Governance

    By Corina McKendry

    Series: Cities and Global Governance

    Cities are increasingly incorporating questions of environmental justice and social equity into their sustainability plans. But current literature does not adequately provide a rich comparative understanding of how the goals of environmental protection, social equity, and urban economic development...

    To Be Published September 15th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Racial Cities

    Governance and the Spatial Segregation of Roma in Urban Europe

    By Giovanni Picker

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    To Be Published January 31st 2016 by Routledge

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