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  1. Political Theory and Community Building in Post-Soviet Russia

    Edited by Oleg Kharkhordin, Risto Alapuro

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    This book revisits many aspects of current social science theories, such as actor-network theory and the French school of science and technology studies, to test how the theories apply in a specific situation, in this case after 1991 in the city of Cherepovets in Russia, home of Russia’s second...

    Published December 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  2. Urban Tourism and Urban Change

    Cities in a Global Economy

    By Costas Spirou

    Series: The Metropolis and Modern Life

    Urban Tourism and Urban Change: Cities in a Global Economy provides both a sociological / cultural analysis of change that has taken place in many of the world's cities. This focused treatment of urban tourism examines the implications of these changes for urban management and planning sense, for...

    Published November 18th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Young People, Social Capital and Ethnic Identity

    Edited by Tracey Reynolds

    Series: Ethnic and Racial Studies

    Social capital and ethnicity are crucial to young people’s understandings of their social world. The strong bonding networks often assumed in ethnic groups suggest that individuals may prefer to be bonded to each other according to shared socio-cultural factors such as shared histories, memories,...

    Published November 9th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Cities, Politics & Power

    By Simon Parker

    Series: Routledge Critical Introductions to Urbanism and the City

    Traditionally, the study of ‘power in the city’ was confined to the institutions of urban government and the actors involved in contesting and making political decisions in and for metropolitan societies. Increasingly, however, attention has turned to the function of the city not only as a centre...

    Published November 1st 2010 by Routledge

  5. Material Powers

    Cultural Studies, History and the Material Turn

    Edited by Tony Bennett, Patrick Joyce

    Series: CRESC

    This edited collection is a major contribution to the current development of a ‘material turn’ in the social sciences and humanities. It does so by exploring new understandings of how power is made up and exercised by examining the role of material infrastructures in the organization of state...

    Published October 4th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Cities and Design

    By Paul L. Knox

    Series: Routledge Critical Introductions to Urbanism and the City

    Cities, initially a product of the manufacturing era, have been thoroughly remade in the image of consumer society. Competitive spending among affluent households has intensified the importance of style and design at every scale and design professions have grown in size and importance, reflecting...

    Published June 25th 2010 by Routledge

  7. The Gentrification Debates

    A Reader

    By Japonica Brown-Saracino

    Series: The Metropolis and Modern Life

    Uniquely well suited for teaching, this innovative text-reader strengthens students’ critical thinking skills, sparks classroom discussion, and also provides a comprehensive and accessible understanding of gentrification....

    Published March 9th 2010 by Routledge

  8. The City in South Asia

    By James Heitzman

    Series: Asia's Transformations/Asia's Great Cities

    The macro-region of South Asia – including Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka – today supports one of the world’s greatest concentrations of cities, but as James Heitzman argues in the first comprehensive treatment of urban South Asia, this has been the case for at least 5,000...

    Published December 22nd 2009 by Routledge

  9. City Life from Jakarta to Dakar

    Movements at the Crossroads

    By AbdouMaliq Simone

    Series: Global Realities

    City Life from Jakarta to Dakar focuses on the politics incumbent to this process – an "anticipatory politics" – that encompasses a wide range of practices, calculations and economies. As such, the book is not a collection of case studies on a specific theme, not a review of developmental...

    Published December 16th 2009 by Routledge

  10. The Tsunami of 2004 in Sri Lanka

    Impacts and Policy in the Shadow of Civil War

    Edited by Ragnhild Lund, Piers Blaikie

    This book is based on empirical research in Sri Lanka conducted after the catastrophic tsunami which hit the country in December 2004. The aims of the research have been to develop new knowledge on post-crisis reconstruction and recovery work, on how to bridge the knowledge gap between researchers...

    Published October 23rd 2009 by Routledge