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Forthcoming Urban Sociology - Urban Studies Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Immigrant Pastoral

    Midwestern Landscapes and Mexican-American Neighborhoods

    By Susan Dieterlen

    Series: Routledge Research in Landscape and Environmental Design

    Immigrant Pastoral examines the growth of new Mexican heritage communities in the Midwest through the physical form of their cities and neighborhoods. The landscapes of these New Communities contrast with nearby small cities that are home to longstanding Mexican-American communities, where...

    To Be Published July 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Young Homeless People and Urban Space

    Fixed in Mobility

    By Emma Jackson

    Series: Routledge Advances in Ethnography

    This ethnographic exploration of contemporary spaces of homelessness takes an expanded view of homeless space, threading together experiences of organizational spaces, routes taken through the city and the occupation of public space. Through engaging with participants' accounts of...

    To Be Published August 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Cities, Diversity and Ethnicity

    Politics, Governance and Participation

    Edited by Martin Bulmer, John Solomos

    Series: Ethnic and Racial Studies

    This volume brings together a variety of studies on the question of cities, ethnicity and diversity. Contributions cover various facets of life in contemporary cities, ranging from the role which street markets play in diverse neighbourhoods, to everyday multiculture in a specific street, the role...

    To Be Published August 20th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Urban 3.0

    Synergy for Sustainable Cities

    By Joe Ravetz

    This book is about building the urban ‘shared intelligence’ – the synergy city – the capacity for thinking ahead, with creative innovation, turning problems into opportunities. The synergy city can often evolve and self-organize, but there are many barriers to be overcome, and to address the...

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Urbanization in Vietnam

    By Gisele Bousquet

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Most studies on urbanisation focus on the move of rural people to cities and the impact this has, both on the cities to which the people have moved, and on the rural communities they have left. This book, on the other hand, considers the impact on rural communities of the physical expansion of...

    To Be Published September 16th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Vegetal Politics

    Belonging, practices and places

    Edited by Lesley Head, Jennifer Atchison, Catherine Phillips, Kathleen Buckingham

    Cultural geography has a long and proud tradition of research into human–plant relations. However, until recently, that tradition has been somewhat disconnected from conceptual advances in the social sciences, even those to which cultural geographers have made significant contributions. With a...

    To Be Published September 21st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Sustainable Communities and Green Lifestyles

    Consumption and Environmentalism

    By Tendai Chitewere

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainability

    Efforts to find a sustainable way to live with each other and with the natural environment have produced a plethora of experimental lifestyle designs. Ecovillages and sustainable communities are growing around the world and this book is about their attempts toward constructing green lifestyles....

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Drinking Water: A Socio-economic Analysis of Historical and Societal Variation

    By Mark Harvey

    In this fascinating and challenging work, the author analyses the way water for drinking is produced, distributed, owned, acquired, and consumed in contrasting ways in different settings. From the taken-for-granted, all-purpose water, flowing out of taps in advanced economies to extreme...

    To Be Published October 13th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Experiencing Cities

    3rd Edition

    By Mark Hutter

    Series: The Metropolis and Modern Life

    This extraordinary text for undergraduate urban students is a reflection of Mark Hutter’s academic interests in urban sociology and his life-long passion for experiencing city life. His deep academic roots in the Chicago School of Sociology help inform and appreciate the variety of urban structures...

    To Be Published November 20th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Urban Poverty and Climate Change

    Life in the Slums of Asia, Africa and Latin America

    Edited by David Hulme, Manoj Roy, Michaela Hordijk, Sally Cawood

    Series: Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

    This book deepens the understanding of the broader processes that shape and mediate the responses to climate change of poor urban households and communities in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Representing an important contribution to the evolution of more effective pro-poor climate change policies...

    To Be Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge