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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 297 new and published books in the subject of Urban Sociology — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Converting Land from Rural to Urban Uses (Routledge Revivals)

    By A. Allan Schmid

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This title aims to use social science research to contribute towards solving policy problems raised by the rural to urban land conversion process and by high land prices in particular. Ultimately, this book aims to develop the information useful to public decisions on zoning, taxation, public...

    Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Politics of Urban Cultural Policy

    Global Perspectives

    Edited by Carl Grodach, Daniel Silver

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    The Politics of Urban Cultural Policy brings together a range of international experts to critically analyze the ways that governmental actors and non-governmental entities attempt to influence the production and implementation of urban policies directed at the arts, culture, and creative activity....

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Economic Growth and Sustainable Housing

    an uneasy relationship

    By Jin Xue

    Series: Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

    Economic Growth and Sustainable Housing: An Uneasy Relationship critically discusses the possibilities of decoupling environmental degradation from economic growth. The author refutes the belief in combining perpetual economic growth with long-term environmental sustainability based on the premise...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Leadership and Place

    Edited by Chris Collinge, John Gibney

    Despite the radical transformation of society associated with globalisation, shifting patterns of demography and the revolution in information and communication technologies over the last two decades, we remain profoundly attached to place in economic, social, cultural and emotional terms. The idea...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Touring Poverty

    By Bianca Freire-Medeiros

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Touring Poverty addresses a highly controversial practice: the transformation of impoverished neighbourhoods into valued attractions for international tourists. In the megacities of the Global South, selected and idealized aspects of poverty are being turned into a tourist commodity for consumption...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Shanghai Expo

    An International Forum on the Future of Cities

    Edited by Tim Winter

    Series: CRESC

    In 2010 Shanghai hosted the largest, most spectacular and most expensive expo ever. Attracting a staggering 73 million visitors, and costing around US$45 billion dollars, Shanghai Expo broke the records in the history of world's fairs and universal expositions. With more than half of the world’s...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The City in the Experience Economy

    Role and Transformation

    Edited by Anne Lorentzen, Carsten Jahn Hansen

    The book develops a new approach to urban development in which leisure, pleasure or experiences are seen as key drivers. History, authenticity, urban qualities, local culture and leisure offerings or a vibrant retail sector are thus assets in local development also outside of the big cities....

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Integrated Urban Models Vol 1: Policy Analysis of Transportation and Land Use (RLE: The City)

    By S.H. Putman

    This book was first published in 1983....

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Price of War

    Urbanization in Vietnam, 1954-1985

    By Nigel Thrift, Dean Forbes

    Much rare material is incorporated in this unique account of urbanization in a developing country that was ravaged by war for twenty years. With due emphasis on the experience of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), the authors present an account of what happened to the towns and cities of Vietnam...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Politics, Planning and the City

    By Michael Goldsmith

    Politics, Planning and the City is designed to introduce the complex political processes and problems of the modern city. The author begins by setting the theoretical context and discusses models of democracy, power and the nature of policy. Next he examines change and the city, by focusing on...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Mobilities
    Edited by Ole B. Jensen
    To Be Published June 5th 2015
  2. UK Hip-Hop, Grime and the City: The Aesthetics and Ethics of London's Rap Scenes
    By Richard Bramwell
    To Be Published June 17th 2015
  3. Beyond Gated Communities
    Edited by Samer Bagaeen, Ola Uduku
    To Be Published June 24th 2015
  4. Community Visioning Programs: Processes and Outcomes
    Edited by Norman Walzer, Gisele F Hamm
    To Be Published June 26th 2015
  5. Narratives of Neglect
    By Jacqui Karn
    To Be Published June 29th 2015

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