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  1. Urban Geography

    A Study of Site, Evolution, Patern and Classification in Villages, Towns and Cities

    Edited by Griffith Taylor

    This book is divided into three parts. The first deals with typical settelements in each of the seven continents, the early stages of settlements, land surveys and general phases of town evolution. The second part discusses changes in site and patter, from Neolithic to modern times. The third part...

    Published October 10th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Urban Planning Methods

    Research and Policy Analysis

    By Ian Bracken

    In order to develop and exercise their skills urban planners need to draw upon a wide variety of methods relating to plan and policy making, urban research and policy analysis. More than ever, planners need to be able to adapt their methods to contemporary needs and circumstances. This introductory...

    Published October 10th 2008 by Routledge

  3. A Geography of Urban Places

    Edited by Robert G. Putnam, Frank J. Taylor, Philip K. Kettle

    This book presents a selection of readings to present varied opinions, approaches and reports from various international professional journals. Among the journals represented are: Regional Science Association Journal, The Canadian Geographer, The Annals of the American Association of Geographers,...

    Published October 10th 2008 by Routledge

  4. The Global Architect

    Firms, Fame and Urban Form

    By Donald McNeill

    Series: Cultural Spaces

    The Global Architect explores the increasing significance of globalization processes on urban change, architectural practice and the built environment. In what is primarily a critical sociological overview of the current global architectural industry, Donald McNeill covers the "star system" of...

    Published August 5th 2008 by Routledge

  5. The Social Fabric of the Networked City

    Edited by Géraldine Pflieger, Luca Pattaroni, Christophe Jemelin, Vincent Kaufmann

    This book is constructed around the work of Manuel Castells on the space of places, the space of flows and the networked city. Following an introduction by Castells in which he sets out the theoretical and empirical framework to be followed, the book will feature nine original contributions ...

    Published May 28th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Architecture, Power and National Identity

    2nd Edition

    By Lawrence Vale

    The first edition of Architecture, Power, and National Identity, published in 1992, has become a classic, winning the prestigious Spiro Kostof award for the best book in architecture and urbanism. Lawrence Vale fully has fully updated the book, which focuses on the relationship between the design...

    Published April 3rd 2008 by Routledge

  7. Rightist Multiculturalism

    Core Lessons on Neoconservative School Reform

    By Kristen L. Buras

    Series: Critical Social Thought

    For nearly two decades, E. D. Hirsch’s book Cultural Literacy has provoked debate over whose knowledge should be taught in schools, embodying the culture wars in education. Initially developed to mediate against the multicultural "threat," his educational vision inspired the Core Knowledge...

    Published February 21st 2008 by Routledge

  8. Segregation

    The Rising Costs for America

    Edited by James H. Carr, Nandinee K. Kutty

    Segregation: The Rising Costs for America documents how discriminatory practices in the housing markets through most of the past century, and that continue today, have produced extreme levels of residential segregation that result in significant disparities in access to good jobs, quality education...

    Published February 12th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Framing Places

    Mediating Power in Built Form, 2nd Edition

    By Kim Dovey

    Series: Architext

    Framing Places is an account of the nexus between place and power, investigating how the built forms of architecture and urban design act as mediators of social practices of power. Explored through a range of theories and case studies, this examination shows how lives are 'framed' within the...

    Published December 13th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Sound Moves

    iPod Culture and Urban Experience

    By Michael Bull

    Series: International Library of Sociology

    This innovative study opens up a new area in sociological and urban studies: the aural experience of the social, mediated through mobile technologies of communication. Whilst we live in a world dominated by visual epistemologies of urban experience, Michael Bull argues that it is not...

    Published December 13th 2007 by Routledge