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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 409 new and published books in the subject of Urban Studies — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Urban Economics

    By John M. Hartwick

    This textbook offers a rigorous, calculus based presentation of the complexities of urban economics, which is suitable for students who are new to the subject. It focuses on structural details and explains the elements that make cities such highly productive entities, and also explores explores the...

    To Be Published April 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Theory and Practice in Heritage and Sustainability

    Between past and future

    Edited by Elizabeth Auclair, Graham Fairclough

    Series: Routledge Studies in Culture and Sustainable Development

    This book explores cultural sustainability and its relationships to heritage from a wide interdisciplinary perspective. By examining the interactions between people and communities in the places where they live it exemplifies the diverse ways in which a people-centred heritage builds identities and...

    Published April 21st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Culture and Sustainability in European Cities

    Imagining Europolis

    Edited by Svetlana Hristova, Milena Dragićević Šešić, Nancy Duxbury

    Series: Routledge Studies in Culture and Sustainable Development

    European cities are contributing to the development of a more sustainable urban system that is capable of coping with economic crises, ecological challenges and social disparities in different nation-states and regions throughout Europe. This book reveals in a pluralistic way how European cities...

    Published April 17th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Urban Refugees

    Challenges in Protection, Services and Policy

    Edited by Koichi Koizumi, Gerhard Hoffstaedter

    Series: Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

    Urban refugees now account for over half the total number of refugees worldwide. Yet to date, far more research has been done on refugees living in camps and settlements set up expressly for them. This book provides crucial insights into the worldwide phenomenon of refugee flows into urban settings...

    Published April 16th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Quality of Life in Cities

    Equity, Sustainable Development and Happiness from a Policy Perspective

    Edited by Alessandra Michelangeli

    Series: Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

    In the last few decades, urban quality of life has received increasing interest from policy makers who aim to make cities better places to live. In addition to the aim of improving quality of life, sustainable and equitable development is also often included in the policy agendas of decision makers...

    Published April 13th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Urban Animals

    Crowding in zoocities

    By Tora Holmberg

    Series: Routledge Human-Animal Studies Series

    The city includes opportunities as well as constraints for humans and other animals alike. Urban animals are often subjected to complaints; they transgress geographical, legal as and cultural ordering systems, while roaming the city in what is often perceived as uncontrolled ways. But they are also...

    Published April 9th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Urban Subversion and the Creative City

    By Oli Mould

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Urbanism and the City

    Check out the author's video to find out more about the book: https://vimeo.com/124247409 This book provides a comprehensive critique of the current Creative City paradigm, with a capital ‘C’, and argues for a creative city with a small ‘c’ via a theoretical exploration of urban subversion. The...

    Published April 8th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Planning by Consent

    The Origins and Nature of British Development Control

    By Philip Booth

    The British system of universal development control celebrated its 50th anniversary in 1997. Remarkably, the system has survived more or less intact but the experience of the 1980s has left large questions unanswered about the relevance and effectiveness of the system. This book traces the history...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Explorations in Urban and Regional Dynamics

    A case study in complexity science

    By Joel Dearden, Alan Wilson

    Series: Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

    The task of modelling the evolution of cities – the dynamics – is one of the major challenges of the social sciences. This book presents mathematical and computer models of urban and regional dynamics and shows how advances in computer visualisation provide new insights. Models of non-linear...

    Published April 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  10. Planning and LGBTQ Communities

    The Need for Inclusive Queer Spaces

    Edited by Petra L. Doan

    Although the last decade has seen steady progress towards wider acceptance of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, and queer (LGBTQ) individuals, LGBTQ residential and commercial areas have come under increasing pressure from gentrification and redevelopment initiatives. As a result many of these...

    Published April 2nd 2015 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Urban Economics
    By John M. Hartwick
    To Be Published April 22nd 2015
  2. Cities and Inequalities in a Global and Neoliberal World
    Edited by Faranak Miraftab, David Wilson, Ken Salo
    To Be Published April 23rd 2015
  3. Urban Theory and the Urban Experience: Encountering the city, 2nd Edition
    By Simon Parker
    To Be Published April 24th 2015
  4. Cities in South Asia
    Edited by Crispin Bates, Minoru Mio
    To Be Published April 29th 2015
  5. Defining the Urban and Rural
    By Valentina Cattivelli
    To Be Published April 30th 2015

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