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Forthcoming Urban Sociology - Urban Studies Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Stories of Cosmopolitan Belonging

    Emotion and Location

    Edited by Hannah Jones, Emma Jackson

    What does it mean to belong in a place, or more than one place? This exciting new volume brings together work from cutting-edge interdisciplinary scholars researching home, migration and belonging, using their original research to argue for greater attention to how feeling and emotion is deeply...

    To Be Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Basic Services for All in an Urbanizing World

    Edited by United Cities and Local Governments

    UCLG’s Third Global Report on Decentralization and Local Democracy (GOLD III) examines basic service provision and the current state-of-play of the local governance of basic services around the world. Basic Services for All in an Urbanizing World examines the enormous challenge of ensuring the...

    To Be Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Sustainable Suburbia?

    Rethinking the North American Metropolis

    By Hugh Bartling

    Series: Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

    The suburbanization of North America has been was one of the most significant social, political, and cultural transformations of the twentieth century. Originally seen as an alternative to the chaotic, polluted, and socially dysfunctional industrial city that came to dominate the continent at the...

    To Be Published June 30th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Urban Forests, Trees and Greenspace

    A Political Ecology Perspective

    Edited by L. Anders Sandberg, Adrina Bardekjian, Sadia Butt

    Urban forests, trees and greenspace are critical in contemporary planning and development of the city. Their study is not only a question of the growth and conservation of green spaces, but also has social, cultural and psychological dimensions. This book brings a perspective of political ecology...

    To Be Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Street Food

    Culture, Economy, Health and Governance

    Edited by Ryzia De Cássia Vieira Cardoso, Michèle Companion, Stefano Roberto Marras

    Series: Routledge Studies in Food, Society and Environment

    Prepared foods, for sale in streets, squares or markets, are ubiquitous around the world and throughout history. This volume is one of the first to provide a comprehensive social science perspective on street food, illustrating its immense cultural diversity and economic significance, both in...

    To Be Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Inclusive Urbanization

    Rethinking Policy and Practice in the Age of Climate Change

    Edited by Krishna Shrestha, Hemant R. Ojha, Phil McManus, Anna Rubbo, Krishna Kumar Dhote

    How do we include and represent all people in cities? As the world rapidly urbanizes, and climate change creates global winners and losers, understanding how to design cities that provide for all their citizens is of the utmost importance. Inclusive Urbanization attempts to not only provide...

    To Be Published July 30th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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, forested parks and woodlands, rooftop farms,...

    To Be Published July 31st 2014 by Routledge

  8. Urban Translations

    Edited by Hossam Aldy, Yves Pedrazzini, Stéphanie Vincent-Geslin, Yafiza Zorro

    The city is a highly fragmented, heterogeneous subject; those who study, analyze and question it make a use of a variety of disciplines and methods and have different areas of expertise. How is a dialogue built between heterogeneous urban contexts and urban researchers, architects, developers,...

    To Be Published July 31st 2014 by Routledge

  9. Infrastructural Lives

    Urban Infrastructure in Context

    Edited by Stephen Graham, Colin McFarlane

    Infrastructural Lives is the first book to describe the everyday experience and politics of urban infrastructures. It focuses on a range of infrastructures in both the global South and North. The book examines how day-to-day experience and perception of infrastructure provides a new and powerful...

    To Be Published August 17th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 September 9th 2014 by Routledge