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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Children’s Literature and New York City

    Edited by Padraic Whyte, Keith O'Sullivan

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    This collection explores the significance of New York City in children’s literature, stressing literary, political, and societal influences on writing for young people from the twentieth century to the present day. Contextualized in light of contemporary critical and cultural theory, the chapters...

    Published January 12th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Megacities and the Coast

    Risk, Resilience and Transformation

    Edited by Mark Pelling, Sophie Blackburn

    Based on a major international study, this volume provides a synthesis of scientific knowledge on megacity urbanization on the coast, environmental impacts, risks and management choices, including a focus on adaptation, mitigation and disaster risk management. It is the primary output of...

    Published December 15th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Cities, State and Globalisation

    City-Regional Governance in Europe and North America

    By Tassilo Herrschel

    Series: Regions and Cities

    This book investigates the ways in which city regions view themselves as single entities, how they are governed, what is meant by ‘governance’, why the question of city-regional governance matters, and the extent to which the balance between internal and external factors is important for finding...

    Published December 10th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Planning in the USA

    Policies, Issues, and Processes, 4th Edition

    By J. Barry Cullingworth, Roger Caves

    This extensively revised and updated fourth edition of Planning in the USA continues to provide a comprehensive introduction to the policies, theory and practice of planning. Outlining land use, urban planning, and environmental protection policies, this fully illustrated book explains the nature...

    Published December 4th 2013 by Routledge