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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 414 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. Urbanisation, Citizenship and Conflict in India

    Ahmedabad 1900-2000

    By Tommaso Bobbio

    Series: Royal Asiatic Society Books

    Urbanisation is rapidly changing the geographic and social landscape of India, and indeed Asia as a whole. Issues of collective violence, urban poverty and discrimination become crucial factors in the redefinition of citizenship not only in legal terms, but also in a cultural and socio-economic...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Downtowns

    Revitalizing the Centers of Small Urban Communities

    By Michael A. Burayidi

    This collection evaluates the various strategies that different cities have used when attempting to economically revitalize downtown areas....

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Beyond Gated Communities

    Edited by Samer Bagaeen, Ola Uduku

    Research on gated communities is moving away from the hard concept of a 'gated community' to the more fluid one of urban gating. The latter allows communities to be viewed through a new lens of soft boundaries, modern communication and networks of influence. The book, written by an international...

    Published June 17th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Public Economy of Urban Communities

    Edited by Julius Margoli

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Originally published in 1965, Margolis brings together a wide variety of papers on a multitude of subjects relating to the urban public economy presented at the second conference on urban public expenditures in 1964. This collection covers issues such as criteria for decision-making in urban public...

    Published June 10th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Science of Crime Measurement

    Issues for Spatially-Referenced Crime Data

    By Martin A. Andresen

    Crime statistics are ubiquitous in modern society – but how accurate are they? This book investigates the science of crime measurement focussing on four main questions: how do we count crime? How do we calculate crime rates? Are there other measurements of crime? What are the issues surrounding...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Leadership and Place

    Edited by Chris Collinge, John Gibney

    Despite the radical transformation of society associated with globalisation, shifting patterns of demography and the revolution in information and communication technologies over the last two decades, we remain profoundly attached to place in economic, social, cultural and emotional terms. The idea...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Asian Cinema and the Use of Space

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Lilian Chee, Edna Lim

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    Asian cinemas are connected to global networks and participate in producing international film history while at the same time influenced and engaged by spatial, cultural, social and political transformations. This interdisciplinary study forwards a productive pairing of Asian cinemas and space,...

    Published May 6th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Cities in South Asia

    Edited by Crispin Bates, Minoru Mio

    Series: Routledge New Horizons in South Asian Studies

    Globalisation has long historical roots in South Asia, but economic liberalisation has led to uniquely rapid urban growth in South Asia during the past decade. This book brings together a multidisciplinary collection of chapters on contemporary and historical themes explaining this recent explosive...

    Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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 April 27th 2015 by Routledge