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Forthcoming Urban Policy Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Urban Subversion and the Creative City

    By Oli Mould

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Urbanism and the City

    This book provides a comprehensive critique of the current Creative City paradigm, with a capital ‘C’, and argues for a creative city with a small ‘c’ via a theoretical exploration of urban subversion. The book argues that the Creative City (with a capital 'C') is a systemic requirement of...

    To Be Published April 9th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Quality of Life in Cities

    Equity, Sustainable Development and Happiness from a Policy Perspective

    Edited by Alessandra Michelangeli

    Series: Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

    In the last few decades, urban quality of life has received increasing interest from policy makers who aim to make cities better places to live. In addition to the aim of improving quality of life, sustainable and equitable development is also often included in the policy agendas of decision makers...

    To Be Published April 12th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Urban Refugees

    Challenges in Protection, Services and Policy

    Edited by Koichi Koizumi, Gerhard Hoffstaedter

    Series: Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

    Urban refugees now account for over half the total number of refugees worldwide. Yet to date, far more research has been done on refugees living in camps and settlements set up expressly for them. This book provides crucial insights into the worldwide phenomenon of refugee flows into urban settings...

    To Be Published April 12th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Governance and Planning of Mega-City Regions

    An International Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Jiang Xu, Anthony Yeh

    Neoliberalism’s market revolution has had a tremendous effect on contemporary mega-city regions. The negative consequences of market-oriented politics for territorial growth have been recognized. While a lot of attention has been given to how planners and policy makers are fighting back political...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Sustainability in European Environmental Policy

    Challenges of Governance and Knowledge

    Edited by Rob Atkinson, Terizakis Georgios

    This book examines sustainability in European environmental policy and explores the related challenges of governance and knowledge. It provides an assessment of the EU sustainability strategy and concentrates on three key directives: Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA), Emissions Trading (ET)...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Civil Society and Participatory Governance

    Municipal Councils and Social Housing Programs in Brazil

    By Maureen M. Donaghy

    Series: Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

    Democratic institutions should promote accountability of government officials to the needs of citizens. Civil society plays a role in exposing corruption as well as in communicating the needs of low-income residents to officials. Neither the institutions of representative democracy nor the presence...

    To Be Published May 28th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 9th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Gridlock

    Congested Cities, Contested Policies, Unsustainable Mobility

    By John 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 27th 2015 by Routledge