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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 395 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. Cities of Light

    Two Centuries of Urban Illumination

    Edited by Sandy Isenstadt, Margaret Maile Petty, Dietrich Neumann

    Cities of Light is the first global overview of modern urban illumination, a development that allows human wakefulness to colonize the night, doubling the hours available for purposeful and industrious activities. Urban lighting is undergoing a revolution due to recent developments in lighting...

    Published March 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Translating the City

    Edited by Hossam Aldy, Yves Pedrazzini, Stéphanie Vincent-Geslin, Yafiza Zorro

    Series: Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia

    The city is a highly fragmented, heterogeneous subject; those who study, analyze and question it make a use of a variety of disciplines and methods and have different areas of expertise. How is a dialogue built between heterogeneous urban contexts and urban researchers, architects, developers,...

    Published February 24th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Pedestrian and the City

    By Carmen Hass-Klau

    The Pedestrian and the City provides an overview and insight into the development, politics and policies on walking and pedestrians: it includes the evolution of pedestrian-friendly housing estates in the 19th century up to the present day. Key issues addressed include the struggle of...

    Published February 16th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Urban Environmental Stewardship and Civic Engagement

    How planting trees strengthens the roots of democracy

    By Dana R. Fisher, Erika S. Svendsen, James Connolly

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    Once considered the antithesis of a verdant and vibrant ecosystem, cities are now being hailed as highly efficient and complex social ecological systems. Emerging from the streets of the post-industrial city are well-tended community gardens, rooftop farms and other viable habitats capable of...

    Published February 10th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Urbanism and Transport

    Building Blocks for Architects and City and Transport Planners

    By Helmut Holzapfel

    Helmut Holzapfel’s Urbanism and Transport, a bestseller in its own country, now available in English, examines the history and the future of urban design for transport in major European cities. Urbanism and Transport shows how the automobile has come to dominate the urban landscape of cities...

    Published February 10th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Asian and Pacific Cities

    Development Patterns

    Edited by Ian Shirley, Carol Neill

    Series: Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

    The cities of Asia and the Pacific are at the epicentre of development in what is arguably, the most populous, culturally distinctive, and economically powerful region in the world. 16 major cities such as Tokyo, Shanghai, Manila, Jakarta, Bangkok, Singapore, Auckland, Kuala Lumpur and Santiago,...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Introduction to Community Development BUNDLE

    Edited by Rhonda Phillips, Robert H. Pittman

    For the first time, Routledge offers two foundational community development texts combined for a discounted price. Beginning with the foundations of community development, An Introduction to Community Development offers a comprehensive and practical approach to planning for communities....

    Published February 5th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Lean Design Management

    Edited by Stephen Emmitt

    Series: Architectural Engineering and Design Management

    The fields of design management and lean construction appear to be developing independently. This volume brings together authors from four continents to argue that lean thinking should be integral to design management in the fields of architecture, engineering and construction (AEC). The...

    Published February 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  9. Policing the Olympics

    London 2012

    By Richard Giulianotti, Gary Armstrong, Iain Lindsay, Gavin Hales, Dick Hobbs

    The summer Olympic Games are renowned for producing the world’s biggest single-city cultural event, with a global array of athletic talent, attracting an audience of millions in live tickets sales, billions of cumulative television viewers, and a final bill of up to US$35 billion for the hosts to...

    Published January 31st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Policing Cities

    Urban Securitization and Regulation in a 21st Century World

    Edited by Randy K Lippert, Kevin Walby

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    Policing Cities brings together international scholars from numerous disciplines to examine urban policing, securitization, and regulation in nine countries and the conceptual issues these practices raise. Chapters cover many of the world’s major cities, including New York, Beijing, Paris, London,...

    Published January 25th 2015 by Routledge