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Forthcoming Urban Policy Books

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 33 forthcoming new books in the subject of Urban Policy — sorted by publish date from upcoming books to future books.

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Securitization of Property Squatting in Europe

    By Mary Manjikian

    Series: Routledge Research in Urban Politics and Policy

    Housing is no longer about having a place to live – but about state pressures to conform, norms and policies regarding citizenship, and practices of surveillance and security. Breaking new ground in the field of urban politics and international relations, Securitization of Property Squatting in...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Innovative Measurement and Evaluation of Community Development Practices

    Edited by Norman Walzer, Jane Leonard, Mary Emery

    Series: Community Development – Current Issues Series

    Finding innovative and useful measurement practices for community development projects is gaining in importance as policymakers increase the demands for accountability. This book examines some of the latest efforts to document the effectiveness of local development efforts. The types of...

    To Be Published July 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Frontiers of Land and Water Governance in Urban Areas

    Edited by Thomas Hartmann, Tejo Spit

    Series: Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

    A society that intensifies and expands the use of land and water in urban areas needs to search for solutions to manage the frontiers between these two essential elements for urban living. Sustainable governance of land and water is one of the major challenges of our times. Managing retention areas...

    To Be Published July 10th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Gridlock

    Congested Cities, Contested Policies, Unsustainable Mobility

    By John C. Sutton

    Cities across the world are facing unprecedented challenges in traffic management and transit congestion while coping with growing populations and mobility aspirations; existing policies that aim to tackle congestion and create more sustainable transport futures offer only weak remedies. In...

    To Be Published July 28th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Instruments of Planning

    Tensions and challenges for more equitable and sustainable cities

    Edited by Rebecca Leshinsky, Crystal Legacy

    Series: RTPI Library Series

    Instruments of Planning: Tensions and Challenges for more Equitable and Sustainable Cities critically explores planning’s instrumentality to deliver important social and environmental outcomes in neoliberal planning landscapes. Because each instrument is unique and may be tailored to its own...

    To Be Published August 18th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Cities and the Cultural Economy

    By Thomas A Hutton

    Series: Routledge Critical Introductions to Urbanism and the City

    The cultural economy forms a leading trajectory of urban development, and has emerged as a key facet of globalizing cities. Cultural industries include new media, digital arts, music and film, and the design industries and professions, as well as allied consumption and spectacle in the city. The...

    To Be Published September 14th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Creative Milieux

    How Urban Design Nurtures Creative Clusters

    Edited by Quentin Stevens

    The so-called ‘creative industries’ are increasingly being presented as an important tool of urban regeneration and economic development. Until now, research on the clustering of such activities has been limited to economics, geography and urban policy. This book is the first to gather together...

    To Be Published September 21st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Cities and Agriculture

    Developing Resilient Urban Food Systems

    Edited by Henk de Zeeuw, Pay Drechsel

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    As people increasingly migrate to urban settings and more than half of the world's population now lives in cities, it is vital to plan and provide for sustainable and resilient food systems which reflect this challenge. This volume presents experience and evidence-based "state of the art" chapters...

    To Be Published September 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Skills and Cities

    Edited by Sako Musterd, Marco Bontje, Jan Rouwendal

    Series: Regions and Cities

    Creative industries have become fundamental in signalling the economic wellbeing or otherwise or urban regions and the workers who are attracted to the sector tend to have strong preferences when it comes to the neighbourhoods they want to live in. This book analyses the role of urban amenities in...

    To Be Published October 1st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Future Directions for the European Shrinking City

    Edited by William Neill, Hans Schlappa

    Series: RTPI Library Series

    Future Directions for the European Shrinking City focuses on policy and planning interventions that can make a difference for shrinking cities. Rather than adding to increasingly pessimistic critiques of liberal market policies and drivers for relentless growth the authors focus on strategic,...

    To Be Published October 1st 2015 by Routledge