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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 28 new and published books in the subject of Urban Politics — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Governing Metropolitan Areas

    Growth and Change in a Networked Age, 2nd Edition

    By David K. Hamilton

    Interest and research on regionalism has soared in the last decade. Local governments in metropolitan areas and civic organizations are increasingly engaged in cooperative and collaborative public policy efforts to solve problems that stretch across urban centers and their surrounding suburbs. Yet...

    Published April 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Public Space and the Challenges of Urban Transformation in Europe

    Edited by Ali Madanipour, Sabine Knierbein, Aglaée Degros

    European cities are changing rapidly in part due to the process of de-industrialization, European integration and economic globalization. Within those cities public spaces are the meeting place of politics and culture, social and individual territories, instrumental and expressive concerns. Public...

    Published October 31st 2013 by Routledge

  3. Neoliberalism, Cities and Education in the Global South and North

    Edited by Kalervo N. Gulson, Thomas C. Pedroni

    Across the world, cities are being reshaped in myriad ways by neoliberal forms of globalization, a process of urban restructuring with significant implications for educational policy and practices. The chapters in this collection speak to two complementary but analytically distinguishable aspects...

    Published October 18th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Progress in Political Geography (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Michael Pacione

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Published June 5th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Racial Exclusionism and the City

    The Urban Support of the National Front

    By Christopher T. Husbands

    First published in 1983, this book reports on the results of a survey in thirteen areas of England where the National Front (NF) had previously gained significant levels of electoral support and examines the social and political histories of these areas to reveal not only who and was voting for the...

    Published May 7th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Urban Regeneration in the UK

    2nd Edition

    By Andrew Tallon

    Striking transformations are taking place in the urban landscape. The regeneration of urban areas in the UK and around the world has become an increasingly important issue amongst governments and populations since the global economic downturn. This textbook provides an accessible and critical...

    Published April 28th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Politics of Community Building in Urban China

    By Thomas Heberer, Christian Göbel

    Series: Chinese Worlds

    This book aims to make sense of the recent reform of neighbourhood institutions in urban China. It builds on the observation that the late 1990s saw a comeback of the state in urban China after the increased economization of life in the 1980s had initially forced it to withdraw. Based on several...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  8. 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...

    Published March 21st 2013 by Routledge

  9. 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...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Cities, Networks, and Global Environmental Governance

    Spaces of Innovation, Places of Leadership

    By Sofie Bouteligier

    Series: Cities and Global Governance

    As a result of global dynamics—the increasing interconnection of people and places—innovations in global environmental governance haved altered the role of cities in shaping the future of the planet. This book is a timely study of the importance of these social transformations in our...

    Published November 13th 2012 by Routledge