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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. The Meaning of the Local

    Politics of Place in Urban India

    Edited by Geert de Neve, Henrike Donner

    By zooming in on urban localities in India and by unpacking the 'meaning of the local' for those who live in them, the ten papers in this volume redress a recurrent asymmetry in contemporary debates about globalisation. In much literature, the global is associated with transnationalism,...

    Published February 10th 2011 by UCL Press

  4. The City Reader

    5th Edition

    Edited by Richard T. LeGates, Frederic Stout

    Series: Routledge Urban Reader Series

    The fifth edition of the highly successful City Reader juxtaposes the best classic and contemporary writings on the city. It contains fifty-seven selections including seventeen new contributions by experts including Elijah Anderson, Robert Bruegmann, Michael Dear, Jan Gehl,...

    Published January 12th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Inner City Regeneration

    By Robert K. Home

    This book covers all the main aspects of government policy and practice in British inner city regeneration. Chapters deal with the development of policy, agencies for regeneration, housing, social issues. The UK edxperience is compared with that of other countries, particularly the USA, and past...

    Published December 6th 2010 by Routledge

  6. The City in Cultural Context

    Edited by John Agnew, John Mercer, David Sopher

    Routledge Library Editions: The City reprints some of the most important works in urban studies published in the last century. For further information on this collection please email

    Published December 3rd 2010 by Routledge

  7. The Dynamics of Urbanism

    By Peter F. Smith

    Routledge Library Editions: The City reprints some of the most important works in urban studies published in the last century. For further information on this collection please email

    Published December 3rd 2010 by Routledge

  8. The Dynamics of Urban Property Development

    By Jack Rose

    Jack Rose examines the social, economic and political forces which have shaped the towns and cities of the UK since the Industrial Revolution. The unrestricted and largely unplanned development which followed the Industrial Revolution created unacceptable living and working conditions for which a...

    Published December 3rd 2010 by Routledge

  9. Colonial Urban Development

    Culture, Social Power and Environment

    By Anthony D. King

    The Study focuses on the social and, more especially, the cultural processes governing colonial urban development and develops a theory and methodology to do this. The author demonstrates how the physical and spatial arrangements characterizing urban development are unique products of a particular...

    Published December 3rd 2010 by Routledge

  10. Gentrification of the City

    Edited by Neil Smith, Peter Williams

    This book was first published in 1986....

    Published December 3rd 2010 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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