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Forthcoming Urban Studies Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Urban Politics

    Cities and Suburbs in a Global Age, 9th Edition

    By Myron Levine

    This popular text mixes classic theory and research on urban politics with the most recent developments and data in urban and metropolitan affairs. Its balanced and realistic approach helps students understand the nature of urban politics and the difficulty of finding effective "solutions" in a...

    To Be Published March 10th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Sustaining American Cities Through Contemporary City Administration

    By Genie N. L. Stowers

    Sustaining American Cities Through Contemporary City Administration provides a comprehensive overview of urban administration today. Coverage ranges from the demographics of cities to local government political structures and why those make cities different from other levels of government, to...

    To Be Published March 14th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Great City Parks

    2nd Edition

    By Alan Tate

    Great City Parks is a celebration of some of the finest achievements of landscape architecture in the public realm. It is a comparative study of thirty significant public parks in major cities across Western Europe and North America. Collectively, they give a clear picture of why parks have been...

    To Be Published March 17th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Metrolingualism

    Language in the City

    By Alastair Pennycook, Emi Otsuji

    This book is about language and the city. Pennycook and Otsuji introduce the notion of ‘metrolingualism’, showing how language and the city are deeply involved in a perpetual exchange between people, history, migration, architecture, urban landscapes and linguistic resources. Cities and languages...

    To Be Published March 17th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Urban Commons

    Rethinking the City

    Edited by Christian Borch, Martin Kornberger

    Series: Space, Materiality and the Normative

    This book rethinks the city by examining its various forms of collectivity – their atmospheres, modes of exclusion and self-organization, as well as how they are governed – on the basis of a critical discussion of the notion of urban commons. The idea of the commons has received surprisingly little...

    To Be Published March 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Managing the City Economy

    Challenges and Strategies in Developing Countries

    By Le-Yin Zhang

    In a world increasingly organised as networks of cities, this book offers the first full-length treatment of the subject of managing the city economy. It explores key challenges and strategies, particularly in developing countries, where developmental deficits are greatest and almost all urban...

    To Be Published March 24th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Hollywood Action Films and Spatial Theory

    By Nick Jones

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    This book applies the discourse of the so-called ‘spatial turn’ to popular contemporary cinema, in particular the action sequences of twenty-first century Hollywood productions. Tackling a variety of spatial imaginations (contemporary iconic architecture; globalisation and non-places;...

    To Be Published March 24th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Urban Spaces in Japan

    Cultural and Social Perspectives

    Edited by Christoph Brumann, Evelyn Schulz

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    Urban Spaces in Japan explores the workings of power, money and the public interest in the planning and design of Japanese space. Through a set of vivid case studies of well-known Japanese cities including Tokyo, Kobe, and Kyoto, this book examines the potential of civil society in contemporary...

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  9. State and Society in Modern Rangoon

    By Donald M. Seekins

    Series: Asia's Transformations

    While most of Asia’s major cities are increasingly homogenized by rapid economic growth and cultural globalization, Rangoon, which is Burma’s former capital and largest city, still bears the imprint of a unique and often turbulent history. It is the site of the Shwedagon Pagoda, a focus of Buddhist...

    To Be Published March 31st 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...

    To Be Published April 2nd 2015 by Routledge