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  1. Retail Geography (RLE Retailing and Distribution)

    Edited by John Dawson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Retailing and Distribution

    Studies of the organisation and location of retailing activity have played a central role in the emergence of urban geography as a major area of academic study. Moreover, retailing is increasingly the focus of interdisciplinary research, with economists, sociologists, psychologists and marketing...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Battle for Tolmers Square (Routledge Revivals)

    By Nick Wates

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1976, this book tells of the dramatic struggle between tenants’ groups, community associations, students, squatters, intellectuals, political parties, and property developers at Tolmers Square in north London. The author describes how property developers, interested only in...

    Published April 7th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The People, Place, and Space Reader

    Edited by Jen Jack Gieseking, William Mangold, Cindi Katz, Setha Low, Susan Saegert

    The People, Place, and Space Reader brings together the writings of scholars, designers, and activists from a variety of fields to make sense of the makings and meanings of the world we inhabit. They help us to understand the relationships between people and the environment at all scales, and to...

    Published April 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Routledge Handbook on Cities of the Global South

    Edited by Susan Parnell, Sophie Oldfield

    The renaissance in urban theory draws directly from a fresh focus on the neglected realities of cities beyond the west and embraces the global south as the epicentre of urbanism. This Handbook engages the complex ways in which cities of the global south and the global north are rapidly shifting,...

    Published March 26th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Henri Lefebvre

    Spatial Politics, Everyday Life and the Right to the City

    By Chris Butler

    Series: Nomikoi Critical Legal Thinkers

    Published March 13th 2014 by Routledge-Cavendish

  6. Housing Inequality in Chinese Cities

    Edited by Youqin Huang, Si-ming Li

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    In recent decades, Chinese cities have experienced profound social, economic and spatial transformations. In particular, Chinese cities have witnessed the largest housing boom in history and unprecedented housing privatization. China now is a country of homeowners, with more than 70 per cent of...

    Published February 25th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Street

    A Quintessential Social Public Space

    By Vikas Mehta

    Received the Environmental Design Research Association's 2014 Place Book Award Shortlisted for the UDG Francis Tibbalds Book Award 2014 Good cities are places of social encounter. Creating public spaces that encourage social behavior in our cities and neighborhoods is an important goal of city...

    Published February 24th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Companion to Urban Design

    Edited by Tridib Banerjee, Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris

    Today the practice of urban design has forged a distinctive identity with applications at many different scales – ranging from the block or street scale to the scale of metropolitan and regional landscapes. Urban design interfaces many aspects of contemporary public policy – multiculturalism,...

    Published February 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Political Economy of City Branding

    By Ari-Veikko Anttiroiko

    Series: Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

    Globalization affects urban communities in many ways. One of its manifestations is increased intercity competition, which compels cities to increase their attractiveness in terms of capital, entrepreneurship, information, expertise and consumption. This competition takes place in an asymmetric...

    Published February 5th 2014 by Routledge

  10. India’s Middle Class

    New Forms of Urban Leisure, Consumption and Prosperity

    By Christiane Brosius

    Series: Cities and the Urban Imperative

    This book examines the complexities of lifestyles of the upwardly mobile middle classes in India in the context of economic liberalisation in the new millennium, by analysing new social formations and aspirations, modes of consumption and ways of being in contemporary urban India. Rich in...

    Published February 3rd 2014 by Routledge India