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  1. Urban Youth in China: Modernity, the Internet and the Self

    By Fengshu Liu

    Series: Routledge Research in Information Technology and Society

    Fengshu Liu situates the lives of Chinese youth and the growth of the Internet against the backdrop of rapid and profound social transformation in China. In 2008, the total of Internet users in China had reached 253 million (in comparison with 22.5 million in 2001). Yet, despite rapid growth, the...

    Published June 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Government and Misgovernment of London

    By William A. Robson

    This book was first published in 1939. ...

    Published June 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  3. Children in Crisis

    Ethnographic Studies in International Contexts

    Edited by Manata Hashemi, Martín Sánchez-Jankowski

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    This volume brings together ethnographers conducting research on children living in crisis situations in both developing and developed regions, taking a cross-cultural approach that spans different cities in the global North and South to provide insight and analyses into the lifeworlds of their...

    Published June 9th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Corrections and Collections

    Architectures for Art and Crime

    By Joe Day

    America holds more than two million inmates in its prisons and jails, and hosts more than two million daily visits to museums, figures which represent a ten-fold increase in the last twenty-five years. Corrections and Collections explores and connects these two massive expansions in our built...

    Published June 6th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Walter Benjamin and Architecture

    Edited by Gevork Hartoonian

    The essays compiled in this book explore aspects of Walter Benjamin’s discourse that have contributed to the formation of contemporary architectural theories. Issues such as technology and history have been considered central to the very modernity of architecture, but Benjamin’s reflection on...

    Published May 31st 2013 by Routledge

  6. Another Europe

    Conceptions and practices of democracy in the European Social Forums

    Edited by Donatella Della Porta

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    Given the recent focus on the challenges to representative democracy, and the search for new institutions and procedures that can help to channel increasing participation, this book offers empirical insights on alternative conceptions of democracy and the actors that promote them. With a...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Theory, Practice, and Community Development

    Edited by Mark Brennan, Jeffrey Birdger, Theodore R. Alter

    Series: Community Development Research and Practice Series

    For many scholars, the study of community and community development is at a crossroads. Previously dynamic theories appear not to have kept pace with the major social changes of our day. Given our constantly shifting social reality we need new ideas and research that pushes the boundaries of...

    Published May 29th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Spatial Regulation in New York City

    From Urban Renewal to Zero Tolerance

    By Themis Chronopoulos

    Series: Routledge Advances in Geography

    This book explores and critiques the process of spatial regulation in post-war New York, focusing on the period after the fiscal crisis of the 1970s, examining the ideological underpinnings and practical applications of urban renewal, exclusionary zoning, anti-vagrancy laws, and...

    Published May 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  9. Metropolitan Problems

    By S. Miles

    Metropolitan Problems is the end-product of one of the most dynamic research programmes of its kind ever conceived and executed. The book, which took three years to complete, represents the culmination of a two year study that was highlighted by a conference held in toronto in 1967. In the early...

    Published May 7th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Third World Urbanization

    By J. Abu-Lughod, R. Jr Hay

    This book was first published in 1977....

    Published May 7th 2013 by Routledge