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You are currently browsing 21–30 of 60 new and published books in the subject of Urban Policy — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. Tradition, Democracy and the Townscape of Kyoto

    Claiming a Right to the Past

    By Christoph Brumann

    Series: Japan Anthropology Workshop Series

    As the historic capital of the country and the stronghold of the nation’s most celebrated traditions, the city of Kyoto holds a unique place in the Japanese imagination. Widely praised for the beauty of its townscape and natural environments, it is both a popular destination for tourists and home...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Routledge Companion to Urban Regeneration

    Edited by Michael E. Leary, John McCarthy

    In the past decade, urban regeneration policy makers and practitioners have faced a number of difficult challenges, such as sustainability, budgetary constraints, demands for community involvement and rapid urbanization in the Global South. Urban regeneration remains a high profile and important...

    Published October 15th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Spatial Planning and the New Localism

    Edited by Graham Haughton, Philip Allmendinger

    This book looks at the transition from New Labour’s ‘Spatial Planning’ approach to the Coalition Government’s preferred ‘Localism’ approach. Localism we are told will liberate local planners from the heavy hand of central government and allow planning to flourish at the local level. Alternatively,...

    Published September 25th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Whose Urban Renaissance?

    An international comparison of urban regeneration strategies

    Edited by Libby Porter, Kate Shaw

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    The desire of governments for a 'renaissance' of their cities is a defining feature of contemporary urban policy. From Melbourne and Toronto to Johannesburg and Istanbul, government policies are successfully attracting investment and middle-class populations to their inner areas. Regeneration - or...

    Published September 8th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Future of Local Economic Development

    Edited by Ines Newman

    This book looks at the future role of local economic development. Once New Labour came to power in 1997, they sought a third way between the new right agenda of Thatcherism with its attempts to reduce the role of the local state and foster a free market and the left’s attempts to take more...

    Published August 7th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Transforming Urban Economies

    Policy Lessons from European and Asian Cities

    By Andrea Colantonio, Richard Burdett, Philipp Rode

    Series: LSE Cities

    Cities house the majority of the world’s population and are the dynamic centres of 21st century life, at the heart of economic, social and environmental change. They are still beset by difficult problems but often demonstrate resilience in the face of regional and national economic decline. Faced...

    Published July 28th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Policing Cities

    Urban Securitization and Regulation in a 21st Century World

    Edited by Randy K Lippert, Kevin Walby

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    Policing Cities brings together international scholars from numerous disciplines to examine urban policing, securitization, and regulation in nine countries and the conceptual issues these practices raise. Chapters cover many of the world’s major cities, including New York, Beijing, Paris, London,...

    Published July 18th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Natural Hazards and Disaster Risk Reduction

    Putting Research into Practice

    Edited by Carina Fearnley, Emily Wilkinson, Catherine J. Tillyard, Stephen J. Edwards

    Building upon presentations given during the conference on ‘Disaster Risk Reduction for Natural Hazards: Putting Research into Practice’, held at University College London in November 2009, the articles collected in this book examine how natural hazards research is accessed and used by...

    Published July 18th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Mineral Springs Resorts in Global Perspective

    Spa Histories

    Edited by John K. Walton

    Spa resorts were a favoured destination for affluent seekers after health and comfortable leisure in opulent surroundings from the seventeenth to the twentieth century, although in the railway age they began to suffer from competition from new fashions in leisure and tourism, especially the seaside...

    Published July 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  10. Transport Models in Urban Planning Practices

    Tensions and Opportunities in a Changing Planning Context

    Edited by Marco te Brömmelstroet, Luca Bertolini

    This book explores how transportation models can play a role in a changing transport planning and policy making context. Most models are rooted in decades of development work and are geared to offer value-free, academic and explicit knowledge to transport planning experts. However, planning...

    Published July 2nd 2013 by Routledge