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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 39 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. 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 May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Defining the Urban and Rural

    By Valentina Cattivelli

    Series: Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

    In recent years, new definitions of cities and countries and the regions within them have emerged. In particular, how a region comes to be considered as ‘rural’ or ‘urban’ or somewhere in between has been a subject of some debate. This has led to a drive to seek new territorial classification...

    Published April 30th 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...

    Published April 16th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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)...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Urban Subversion and the Creative City

    By Oli Mould

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Urbanism and the City

    Check out the author's video to find out more about the book: https://vimeo.com/124247409 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...

    Published April 8th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Cities, Nationalism and Democratization

    By Scott A. Bollens

    Cities, Nationalism, and Democratization provides a theoretically informed, practice-oriented account of intercultural conflict and co-existence in cities. Bollens uses a wide-ranging set of over 100 interviews with local political and community leaders to investigate how popular urban policies can...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Urban Climate Challenge

    Rethinking the Role of Cities in the Global Climate Regime

    Edited by Craig Johnson, Noah Toly, Heike Schroeder

    Series: Cities and Global Governance

    Drawing upon a variety of empirical and theoretical perspectives, The Urban Climate Challenge provides a hands-on perspective about the political and technical challenges now facing cities and transnational urban networks in the global climate regime. Bringing together experts working in the fields...

    Published March 24th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Urban Politics

    Cities and Suburbs in a Global Age, 9th Edition

    By Myron Levine

    This popular text mixes classic theory and research on urban politics with the most recent developments and data in urban and metropolitan affairs. Its balanced and realistic approach helps students understand the nature of urban politics and the difficulty of finding effective "solutions" in a...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Local Politics and Mayoral Elections in 21st Century America

    The Keys to City Hall

    Edited by Sean D. Foreman, Marcia L. Godwin

    Series: Routledge Research in Urban Politics and Policy

    Some of the most populated and storied American cities had mayoral elections in 2013. Open contests in New York City, Los Angeles and Boston, for example, offer laboratories to examine electoral trends in urban politics. Cities are facing varied predicaments. Boston was rocked by the bombing of the...

    Published December 11th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Progress in Political Geography (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Michael Pacione

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Published December 4th 2014 by Routledge