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Forthcoming Urban Sociology - Urban Studies Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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 9th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. Paradigm Islands: Manhattan and Venice

    Discourses on Architecture and the City

    By Teresa Stoppani

    Concerning architecture and the city, built, imagined and narrated, this book focuses on Manhattan and Venice, but considers architecture as an intellectual and spatial process rather than a product. A critical look at the making of Manhattan and Venice provides a background to...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Rethinking Creative Cities Policy

    Invisible Agents and Hidden Protagonists

    Edited by Allan Watson, Calvin Taylor

    In recent years, there has been high level of interest amongst policy-makers in the ‘creative city’ concept, due to the anticipation of economic and social benefits from a growing cultural and creative economy. However, a lack of understanding of local social and economic contexts, as well as the...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 7th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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 August 18th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 19th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 August 31st 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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 August 31st 2015 by Routledge