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  1. Masterplanning the Adaptive City

    Computational Urbanism in the Twenty-First Century

    Edited by Tom Verebes

    Computational design has become widely accepted into mainstream architecture, but this is the first book to advocate applying it to create adaptable masterplans for rapid urban growth, urban heterogeneity, through computational urbanism. Practitioners and researchers here discuss ideas from the...

    Published September 5th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Science of Crime Measurement

    Issues for Spatially-Referenced Crime Data

    By Martin A. Andresen

    Crime statistics are ubiquitous in modern society – but how accurate are they? This book investigates the science of crime measurement focussing on four main questions: how do we count crime? How do we calculate crime rates? Are there other measurements of crime? What are the issues surrounding...

    Published August 21st 2013 by Routledge

  3. Shrinking Cities

    International Perspectives and Policy Implications

    Edited by Karina Pallagst, Thorsten Wiechmann, Cristina Martinez-Fernandez

    Series: Routledge Advances in Geography

    The shrinking city phenomenon is a multidimensional process that affects cities, parts of cities or metropolitan areas around the world that have experienced dramatic decline in their economic and social bases. Shrinkage is not a new phenomenon in the study of cities. However, shrinking cities lack...

    Published August 14th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Futures of the City Region

    Edited by Michael Neuman, Angela Hull

    Series: Regions and Cities

    Does the ‘city region’ constitute a new departure in urbanisation? If so, what are the key elements of that departure? The realities of the urban in the 21st century are increasingly complex and polychromatic. The rise of global networks enabled by supranational administrations, both governmental...

    Published August 13th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Place Attachment

    Advances in Theory, Methods and Applications

    Edited by Lynne C. Manzo, Patrick Devine-Wright

    Place attachments are emotional bonds that form between people and their physical surroundings. These connections are a powerful aspect of human life that inform our sense of identity, create meaning in our lives, facilitate community and influence action. Place attachments have bearing on such...

    Published August 8th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Economic Justice, Labor and Community Practice

    Edited by Louise Simmons, Scott Harding

    Facing economic upheaval and growing inequality, people in local communities are fighting for economic justice. Coalitions from labor, grassroots community organizations, the faith community, immigrant communities and other progressive forces are emerging across the U.S. and Canada and winning...

    Published August 7th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Recession and Beyond

    Local and Regional Responses to the Downturn

    Edited by David Bailey, Caroline Chapain

    Series: Regions and Cities

    How has the recession impacted on firms, people and places? How have local and regional authorities responded? This book aims to answer these questions by offering an overview of the impacts of the recession on people and places and how it has affected local authorities in the UK and other OECD...

    Published August 7th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Space, Place and Inclusive Learning

    Edited by Judy Hemingway, Felicity Armstrong

    This collection explores ways in which theories of space and place can be used in understanding processes of exclusion and inclusion in education. The contributions foreground how the ‘spatial turn’ and geographical knowledges can inform: debates on the relationships between learning, space and...

    Published August 7th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Comfort in a Lower Carbon Society

    Edited by Elizabeth Shove, Heather Chappells, Loren Lutzenhiser

    Series: Building Research and Information

    Current expectations and standards of comfort are almost certainly unsustainable and new methods and ideas will be required if there is to be any prospect of a significantly lower carbon society. This collection reassesses relationships between people and the multitude of environments they inhabit...

    Published August 6th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Rural Migrants in Urban China

    Enclaves and Transient Urbanism

    Edited by Fulong Wu, Fangzhu Zhang, Chris Webster

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    After millions of migrants moved from China’s countryside into its sprawling cities a unique kind of ‘informal’ urban enclave was born – ‘villages in the city’. Like the shanties and favelas before them elsewhere, there has been huge pressure to redevelop these blemishes to the urban face of China’...

    Published August 5th 2013 by Routledge