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  1. Radical Possibilities

    Public Policy, Urban Education, and A New Social Movement, 2nd Edition

    By Jean Anyon

    Series: Critical Social Thought

    The core argument of Jean Anyon’s classic Radical Possibilities is deceptively simple: if we do not direct our attention to the ways in which federal and metropolitan policies maintain the poverty that plagues communities in American cities, urban school reform as currently conceived is ...

    Published March 5th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Green Utopianism

    Perspectives, Politics and Micro-Practices

    Edited by Karin Bradley, Johan Hedrén

    Series: Routledge Studies in Environment, Culture, and Society

    Utopian thought and experimental approaches to societal organization have been rare in the last decades of planning and politics. Instead, there is a widespread belief in ecological modernization, that sustainable societies can be created within the frame of the current global capitalist world...

    Published March 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Rethinking Israeli Space

    Periphery and Identity

    By Erez Tzfadia, Haim Yacobi

    Series: Routledge Advances in Middle East and Islamic Studies

    This book sheds light on the production of Israeli space and the politics of Jewish and Arab cities. The authors’ postcolonial approach deals with the notion of periphery and peripherality, covering issues of spatial protest, urban policy and urban planning. Discussing periphery as a political,...

    Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Street

    A Quintessential Social Public Space

    By Vikas Mehta

    Received the Environmental Design Research Association's 2014 Place Book Award Shortlisted for the UDG Francis Tibbalds Book Award 2014 Good cities are places of social encounter. Creating public spaces that encourage social behavior in our cities and neighborhoods is an important goal of city...

    Published February 24th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Making Progress in Housing

    A Framework for Collaborative Research

    By Sean McNelis

    This book presents a new approach to housing research, one that is relevant to all the social sciences. Housing research is diverse and operates across many disciplines, approaches and methods making collaboration difficult. This book outlines a methodological framework that enables researchers...

    Published January 19th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Exploring Social Geography (Routledge Revivals)

    By Peter A. Jackson, Susan J. Smith

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Exploring Social Geography, first published in 1984, offers a challenging yet comprehensive introduction to the wealth of empirical research and theoretical debate that has developed in response to the advent of a social approach to the subject. The argument emphasises the essentially spatial...

    Published December 19th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Megacities and the Coast

    Risk, Resilience and Transformation

    Edited by Mark Pelling, Sophie Blackburn

    Based on a major international study, this volume provides a synthesis of scientific knowledge on megacity urbanization on the coast, environmental impacts, risks and management choices, including a focus on adaptation, mitigation and disaster risk management. It is the primary output of...

    Published December 15th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Negotiating the Mediated City

    Everyday Encounters with Public Screens

    By Zlatan Krajina

    Series: Comedia

    This book is an interdisciplinary empirical investigation of how people interact with public screens in their daily lives. In more and more surprising locations, screens of various kinds appear within the sightlines of passers-by in contemporary cities. Outdoor advertisers target audiences which...

    Published December 6th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Youth Resistance Research and Theories of Change

    Edited by Eve Tuck, K. Wayne Yang

    Series: Critical Youth Studies

    Youth resistance has become a pressing global phenomenon, to which many educators and researchers have looked for inspiration and/or with chagrin. Although the topic of much discussion and debate, it remains dramatically under-theorized, particularly in terms of theories of change. Resistance has...

    Published November 19th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Black Professional Middle Class

    Race, Class, and Community in the Post-Civil Rights Era

    By Eric S. Brown

    Series: Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

    Through an in-depth case study of the black professional middle class in Oakland, this book provides an analysis of the experiences of black professionals in the workplace, community, and local politics. Brown shows how overlapping dynamics of class formation and racial formation...

    Published November 12th 2013 by Routledge