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  1. Prostitution in the Community

    Attitudes, Action and Resistance

    By Sarah Kingston

    Series: Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

    Prostitution often causes significant anxiety for communities. These communities have been known to campaign against its presence in ‘their’ neighbourhoods, seeking the removal of street sex workers and their male clients. Although research and literature has begun to explore prostitution from the...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 April 18th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Parents and Children in the Inner City

    By Harriett Wilson, G.W. Herbert

    This book was first published in 1978....

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  6. A History of London Transport

    The Nineteenth Century

    By T.C. Barker, Michael Robbins

    This is not merely the story of the origins of the world's largest urban passenger transport system: it is also, as it must be, the story of the growth of London itself from teh early days of the nineteenth century. This volume traces the developmen down to 1900 of every kind of public...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Industries of London Since 1861

    By P.G. Hall

    Hall argues that 'London was the chief manufacturing centre of the country in 1861, and without doubt for centuries before that'. This book looks at industries in London over time from 1861. This book was first published in 1962. ...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Simulating the Urban Economy

    Experiments with input-output techniques

    Edited by P. Smith, W.I. Morrison

    This book was first published in it's current form in 1974....

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Slums and Slum Clearance in Victorian London

    By J.A. Yelling

    This book was first published in 1986. ...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Migration and Urban Development

    By Brinley Thomas

    This book provides a fascinating insight into the development of the nineteenth century Atlantic economy and the nature of contemporary migration. In particular the author argues that the assumption that the United States economy was the unmoved mover in the fluctuations of the international...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Securitization of Property Squatting in Europe
    By Mary Manjikian
    To Be Published May 6th 2015
  2. Economic Growth and Sustainable Housing: an uneasy relationship
    By Jin Xue
    To Be Published May 29th 2015
  3. Mobilities
    Edited by Ole B. Jensen
    To Be Published June 5th 2015
  4. Dangerous Classes: The Underclass and Social Citizenship
    By Lydia Morris
    To Be Published June 12th 2015
  5. Narratives of Neglect
    By Jacqui Karn
    To Be Published June 12th 2015

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