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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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,...

    To Be Published May 19th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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....

    To Be Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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...

    To Be Published June 12th 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...

    To Be Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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...

    To Be Published June 17th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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 team...

    To Be Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  8. The London Olympics and Urban Development

    The Mega-Event City

    Edited by Gavin Poynter, Valerie Viehoff, Yang Li

    Series: Regions and Cities

    As London sought to use the Olympics to achieve an ambitious programme of urban renewal in the relatively socially deprived East London it attracted global attention and sparked debate. This book provides an in-depth study of the transformation of East London as a result of the 2012 Summer Olympic...

    To Be Published July 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  9. The City Reader

    6th Edition

    Edited by Richard T. LeGates, Frederic Stout

    Series: Routledge Urban Reader Series

    The sixth edition of the highly successful The City Reader juxtaposes the very best classic and contemporary writings on the city to provide the comprehensive mapping of the terrain of Urban Studies and Planning old and new. The City Reader is the anchor volume in the Routledge Urban...

    To Be Published July 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  10. World City Network

    A Global Urban Analysis, 2nd Edition

    By Peter J. Taylor, Ben Derudder

    With the advent of multinational corporations, the traditional urban service function has 'gone global'. In order to provide services to globalizing corporate clients, the offices of major financial and business service firms across the world have generated networks of work. It is the myriad of...

    To Be Published July 27th 2015 by Routledge

Recently Published Books

  1. Defining the Urban and Rural
    By Valentina Cattivelli
    Published April 30th 2015
  2. Cities in South Asia
    Edited by Crispin Bates, Minoru Mio
    Published April 29th 2015
  3. Asian and Pacific Cities: Development Patterns
    Edited by Ian Shirley, Carol Neill
    Published April 27th 2015
  4. Lean Design Management
    Edited by Stephen Emmitt
    Published April 27th 2015
  5. Governing Sustainable Urban Renewal: Partnerships in Action
    By Rory Shand
    Published April 27th 2015

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