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  1. Becoming Places

    Urbanism / Architecture / Identity / Power

    By Kim Dovey

    About the practices and politics of place and identity formation – the slippery ways in which who we are becomes wrapped up with where we are – this book exposes the relations of place to power. It links everyday aspects of place experience to the social theories of Deleuze and Bourdieu...

    Published July 14th 2009 by Routledge

  2. The Integration Debate

    Competing Futures For American Cities

    Edited by Chester Hartman, Gregory Squires

    Racial integration, and policies intended to achieve greater integration, continue to generate controversy in the United States, with some of the most heated debates taking place among long-standing advocates of racial equality. Today, many nonwhites express what has been referred to as "...

    Published July 8th 2009 by Routledge

  3. The Immigrant Divide

    How Cuban Americans Changed the U.S. and Their Homeland

    By Susan Eckstein

    Are all immigrants from the same home country best understood as a homogeneous group of foreign-born? Or do they differ in their adaptation and transnational ties depending on when they emigrated and with what lived experiences? Between Castro’s rise to power in 1959 and the early twenty-first...

    Published June 25th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Housing and Health in Europe

    The WHO LARES project

    Edited by David Ormandy

    Series: Housing and Society Series

    In this cross-disciplinary research David Ormandy and expert contributors explain the nature and development of the World Health Organization's study of housing across Europe. In-depth analysis provides new evidence of links between the health of inhabitants and their housing conditions,...

    Published April 27th 2009 by Routledge

  5. The Peckham Experiment PBD

    A study of the living structure of society

    By Innes H. Pearse, Lucy H. Crocker

    This book was first published in 1943....

    Published February 25th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Postcolonial African Cities

    Imperial Legacies and Postcolonial Predicament

    Edited by Fassil Demissie

    The book focuses on contemporary African cities, caught in the contradiction of an imperial past and postcolonial present. The essays explore the cultural role of colonial architecture and urbanism in the production of meanings: in the inscription of power and discipline, as well as in the dynamic...

    Published February 23rd 2009 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

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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