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Forthcoming Urban Sociology - Urban Studies Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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 July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 8th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. 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 19th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Sustainable Urban Energy Policy

    Heat and the City

    Edited by Janette Webb, David Hawkey

    Series: Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

    This book debates the major public issue of developing a sustainable, clean and affordable energy system by adopting a distinctive focus on heating in cities. In this way, the book constructs an original account of clean energy policy, politics and provision, grounded in new empirical data derived...

    To Be Published October 15th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Sport and Architecture

    By Benjamin S Flowers

    Series: Frontiers of Sport

    Sport and architecture are two of the social practices in contemporary life with the broadest impact on the world around us. The role architecture plays in shaping buildings and societies has occupied historians, critics, and urban theorists for centuries. Likewise the cultural, economic, and...

    To Be Published November 15th 2015 by Routledge