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Forthcoming Urban Sociology - Urban Studies Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Religion, Violence and Cities

    Edited by Liam O'Dowd, Martina McKnight

    In exploring the connections between religion, violence and cities, the book probes the extent to which religion moderates or exacerbates violence in an increasingly urbanised world. Originating in a five year research project , Conflict in Cities and the Contested State, concerned with Belfast,...

    To Be Published November 26th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Ethnography, Diversity and Urban Space

    Edited by Mette Louise Berg, Ben Gidley, Nando Sigona

    Across Europe, multiculturalism as a public policy has been declared ‘dead’ but, everyday multiculture is alive and well. This book explores how people live with diversity in contemporary cities and towns across Europe. Drawing on ethnographic studies ranging from London’s inner city and...

    To Be Published November 27th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 January 31st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Experiencing the London 2012 Olympic Games

    By Richard Giulianotti, Gary Armstrong, Iain Lindsay, Gavin Hales, Dick Hobbs

    The summer Olympic Games are renowned for producing the world’s biggest single-city cultural event, with a global array of athletic talent, attracting an audience of millions in live tickets sales, billions of cumulative television viewers, and a final bill of up to US$35 billion for the hosts to...

    To Be Published January 31st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Urban Environmental Stewardship and Civic Engagement

    How planting trees strengthens the roots of democracy

    By Dana R. Fisher, Erika S. Svendsen, James Connolly

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    Once considered the antithesis of a verdant and vibrant ecosystem, cities are now being hailed as highly efficient and complex social ecological systems. Emerging from the streets of the post-industrial city are well-tended community gardens, rooftop farms and other viable habitats capable of...

    To Be Published February 16th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Dynamics of Social Capital and Civic Engagement in Asia

    Edited by Amrita Daniere, Hy Van Luong

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    The purpose of this volume is to highlight the impacts on civic engagement of social capital, and its various component parts (trust, norms, networks and associations), in diverse parts of Asia. Addressing the pressing need for improved governance within the spatial, political and cultural...

    To Be Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Young Homeless People and Urban Space

    By Emma Jackson

    Series: Routledge Advances in Ethnography

    Recent studies have centred on processes of gentrification and the securitization of public space as the dominant focus for theorizing homelessness and space. In this book, Emma Jackson argues that this framework does not adequately capture the complexity of youth homelessness in the multicultural...

    To Be Published March 16th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 8th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Urban Animals

    Crowding in ZooCities

    By Tora Holmberg

    Series: Routledge Human-Animal Studies Series

    The city includes opportunities as well as constraints for humans and other animals alike. Urban animals are often subjected to complaints; they transgress geographical, legal as and cultural ordering systems, while roaming the city in what is often perceived as uncontrolled ways. But they are also...

    To Be Published April 9th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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