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  1. Sociology of the City

    Routledge Library Editions: The City reprints some of the most important works in urban studies published in the last century. For further information on this collection please email

    Published December 11th 2006 by Routledge

  2. Urban Development in Post-Reform China

    State, Market, and Space

    By Fulong Wu, Jiang Xu, Anthony Gar-On Yeh

    Radically reoriented under market reform, Chinese cities present both the landscapes of the First and Third World, and are increasingly playing a critical role in the country’s economic development. Yet, radical marketization co-exists with the ever-presence of state control. Exploring the...

    Published November 15th 2006 by Routledge

  3. Managing the City

    Edited by John Diamond, Joyce Liddle, Alan Southern, Alan Townsend

    Taking a problem based approach to regeneration management, this exciting new book, authored by renowned academics and practitioners, examines how issues of ethics, equality, sustainability, local governance, civic renewal and learning are addressed within the areas of social and economic...

    Published October 30th 2006 by Routledge

  4. The Bureaucracy of Beauty

    Design in the Age of its Global Reproducibility

    By Arindam Dutta

    The Bureaucracy of Beauty is a wide-ranging work of cultural theory that connects literary studies, postcoloniality, the history of architecture and design, and the history and present of empire. Professor Ananya Roy of UC Berkeley calls it a "fantastic book," and in many ways this is the best...

    Published October 23rd 2006 by Routledge

  5. The Urban Design Reader

    Edited by Michael Larice, Elizabeth Macdonald

    Series: Routledge Urban Reader Series

    Drawing together the very best of classic and contemporary writings, this informative book illuminates the theory and practice of urban design. Forty-one generous selections include contributions from Le Corbusier and Jacobs through to Hayden and Gillham.This book provides an essential...

    Published October 11th 2006 by Routledge

  6. The American Dream and the Power of Wealth

    Choosing Schools and Inheriting Inequality in the Land of Opportunity

    By Heather Beth Johnson

    In contemporary America, the racial wealth gap is growing, with families transmitting race and class inequalities from generation to generation. Yet Americans continue to hold deep-rooted beliefs in the principles of individualism, equal opportunity, and meritocracy. Education, the "Great Equalizer...

    Published August 3rd 2006 by Routledge

  7. The Suburb Reader

    Edited by BECKY NICOLAIDES, Becky Nicolaides, Andrew Wiese

    Since the 1920s, the United States has seen a dramatic reversal in living patterns, with a majority of Americans now residing in suburbs. This mass emigration from cities is one of the most fundamental social and geographical transformations in recent US history. Suburbanization has not only...

    Published July 31st 2006 by Routledge

  8. Integral Urbanism

    By Nan Ellin

    Integral Urbanism is an ambitious and forward-looking theory of urbanism that offers a new model of urban life. Nan Ellin's model stands as an antidote to the pervasive problems engendered by modern and postmodern urban planning and architecture: sprawl, anomie, a pervasive culture - and...

    Published June 25th 2006 by Routledge

  9. Planning on the Edge

    By Nick Gallent, Johan Andersson, Marco Bianconi

    More than a tenth of the land mass of the UK comprises 'urban fringe': the countryside around towns that has been called 'planning's last frontier'. One of the key challenges facing spatial planners is the land-use management of this area, regarded by many as fit only for locating sewage works,...

    Published June 22nd 2006 by Routledge

  10. American Commodities in an Age of Empire

    By Mona Domosh

    This is a novel interpretation of the relationship between consumerism, commercialism, and imperialism during the first empire building era of America in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Unlike other empires in history, which were typically built on military power, the...

    Published June 18th 2006 by Routledge