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  1. City and Soul in Divided Societies

    By Scott A. Bollens

    Series: Planning, History and Environment Series

    In this unique book Scott A. Bollens combines personal narrative with academic analysis in telling the story of inflammatory nationalistic and ethnic conflict in nine cities – Jerusalem, Beirut, Belfast, Johannesburg, Nicosia, Sarajevo, Mostar, Bilbao, and Barcelona. Reporting on seventeen...

    Published September 7th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Architecture in the Space of Flows

    Edited by Andrew Ballantyne, Christopher Smith

    Traditionally, architecture has been preoccupied with the resolution of form. That concern helps to make photogenic buildings, which have received a great deal of attention. This book looks instead at the idea of the flows, which connects things together and moves between things. It is more...

    Published September 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  3. Invisible No More

    Understanding the Disenfranchisement of Latino Men and Boys

    Edited by Pedro Noguera, Aída Hurtado, Edward Fergus

    Latino men and boys in the United States are confronted with a wide variety of hardships that are not easily explained or understood. They are populating prisons, dropping out of high school, and are becoming overrepresented in the service industry at alarming degrees. Young Latino men, especially,...

    Published August 29th 2011 by Routledge

  4. ReThinking the City

    By Vincent Kaufmann

    Conditions for travel have changed and are still changing the world – a world experiencing what John Urry calls the ‘mobility turn’. Since World War Two we have been moving faster and going further – a fact that has profoundly changed our way of experiencing both the world and ourselves. The...

    Published August 26th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Urban Assemblages

    How Actor-Network Theory Changes Urban Studies

    Edited by Ignacio Farías, Thomas Bender

    Series: Questioning Cities

    This book takes it as a given that the city is made of multiple partially localized assemblages built of heterogeneous networks, spaces, and practices. The past century of urban studies has focused on various aspects—space, culture, politics, economy—but these too often address each domain and the...

    Published August 17th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Legal Architecture

    Justice, Due Process and the Place of Law

    By Linda Mulcahy

    Legal Architecture addresses how the environment of the trial can be seen as a physical expression of our relationship with ideals of justice. It provides an alternative account of the trial, which charts the troubled history of notions of due process and participation. In contrast to visions of...

    Published August 9th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Family and Kinship in East London

    By Michael Young, Peter Wilmott

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1957 ,and reprinted with a new introduction in 1986, Michael Young and Peter Willmott’s book on family and kinship in Bethnal Green in the 1950s is a classic in urban studies. A standard text in planning, housing, family studies and sociology, it predicted the...

    Published July 26th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Memory and Pluralism in the Baltic States

    Edited by Eva-Clarita Pettai

    Memories, both in individual and collective form, still have a significant impact on how people relate to political processes in Europe today. While much has been written about top-down attempts by states and political actors to mould people’s memories of the past through public commemoration,...

    Published May 24th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Cosmopolitan Spaces

    Europe, Globalization, Theory

    By Chris Rumford

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Cosmopolitan Spaces: Europe, Globalization, Theory endeavors a highly innovative reading of both globalization theory and contemporary European transformations. Interpreting cosmopolitanism as a politics of space, Rumford positions his analysis at the intersection of two exciting...

    Published May 5th 2011 by Routledge

  10. The New Political Economy of Urban Education

    Neoliberalism, Race, and the Right to the City

    By Pauline Lipman

    Series: Critical Social Thought

    Urban education and its contexts have changed in powerful ways. Old paradigms are being eclipsed by global forces of privatization and markets and new articulations of race, class, and urban space. These factors and more set the stage for Pauline Lipman's insightful analysis of the relationship...

    Published March 21st 2011 by Routledge