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Forthcoming Urban Studies Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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...

    To Be Published June 24th 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....

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Economy and Architecture

    Edited by Juliet Odgers, Mhairi McVicar, Stephen Kite

    Economy and Architecture addresses a timely, critical, and much-debated topic in both its historical and contemporary dimensions. From the Apple Store in New York City, to the street markets of the Pan American Highway; from commercial Dubai to the public schools of Australia, this book takes a...

    To Be Published July 28th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Young Homeless People and Urban Space

    Fixed in Mobility

    By Emma Jackson

    Series: Routledge Advances in Ethnography

    This ethnographic exploration of contemporary spaces of homelessness takes an expanded view of homeless space, threading together experiences of organizational spaces, routes taken through the city and the occupation of public space. Through engaging with participants' accounts of...

    To Be Published August 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  9. American Hometown Renewal

    By Gary Mattson

    American Hometown Renewal features a blend of theory, applications and case studies. The text combines administrative, budgetary and economic analysis to examine the dimensions of economic and fiscal plight that are presently facing America’s small towns. Until now, there has not been a...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Socio-Economic Segregation in European Capital Cities

    East meets West

    Edited by Tiit Tammaru, Szymon Marcińczak, Maarten van Ham, Sako Musterd

    Series: Regions and Cities

    Growing inequalities in Europe are a major challenge threatening the sustainability of urban communities and the competiveness of European cities. While the levels of socio-economic segregation in European cities are still modest compared to some parts of the world, the poor are increasingly...

    To Be Published August 17th 2015 by Routledge