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  1. Urban Subversion and the Creative City

    By Oli Mould

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Urbanism and the City

    Check out the author's video to find out more about the book: https://vimeo.com/124247409 This book provides a comprehensive critique of the current Creative City paradigm, with a capital ‘C’, and argues for a creative city with a small ‘c’ via a theoretical exploration of urban subversion. The...

    Published April 8th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Planning by Consent

    The Origins and Nature of British Development Control

    By Philip Booth

    The British system of universal development control celebrated its 50th anniversary in 1997. Remarkably, the system has survived more or less intact but the experience of the 1980s has left large questions unanswered about the relevance and effectiveness of the system. This book traces the history...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Explorations in Urban and Regional Dynamics

    A case study in complexity science

    By Joel Dearden, Alan Wilson

    Series: Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

    The task of modelling the evolution of cities – the dynamics – is one of the major challenges of the social sciences. This book presents mathematical and computer models of urban and regional dynamics and shows how advances in computer visualisation provide new insights. Models of non-linear...

    Published April 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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...

    Published April 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 25th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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...

    Published March 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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...

    Published March 19th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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...

    Published March 15th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 March 13th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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;...

    Published March 11th 2015 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Cities in South Asia
    Edited by Crispin Bates, Minoru Mio
    To Be Published April 29th 2015
  2. Defining the Urban and Rural
    By Valentina Cattivelli
    To Be Published April 30th 2015
  3. Asian Cinema and the Use of Space: Interdisciplinary Perspectives
    Edited by Lilian Chee, Edna Lim
    To Be Published May 19th 2015
  4. Downtowns: Revitalizing the Centers of Small Urban Communities
    By Michael A. Burayidi
    To Be Published June 12th 2015
  5. Leadership and Place
    Edited by Chris Collinge, John Gibney
    To Be Published June 12th 2015

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