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  1. The Connected City

    How Networks are Shaping the Modern Metropolis

    By Zachary P. Neal

    Series: The Metropolis and Modern Life

    The Connected City explores how thinking about networks helps make sense of modern cities: what they are, how they work, and where they are headed. Cities and urban life can be examined as networks, and these urban networks can be examined at many different levels. The book focuses on three...

    Published August 7th 2012 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    Published February 13th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Staging the New Berlin

    Place Marketing and the Politics of Urban Reinvention Post-1989

    By Claire Colomb

    Series: Planning, History and Environment Series

    This book explores the politics of place marketing and the process of ‘urban reinvention’ in Berlin between 1989 and 2011. In the context of the dramatic socio-economic restructuring processes, changes in urban governance and physical transformation of the city following the Fall of the Wall, the ‘...

    Published November 21st 2011 by Routledge

  4. The Urban Experience

    A People-Environment Perspective

    Edited by F.E. Brown, S.J. Neary, M.S. Symes

    This book provides a representative selection of the highest quality papers submitted to the IAPS 13 conference held in Manchester in 1994. The papers are concerned with current research on the experience of living in cities and are drawn from developed, developing and under-developed countries in...

    Published November 18th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Rights of Passage

    Sidewalks and the Regulation of Public Flow

    By Nicholas Blomley

    Series: Social Justice

    Rights of Passage: Sidewalks and the Regulation of Public Flow documents a powerful and under-researched form of urban governance that focuses on pedestrian flow. This logic, which Nicholas Blomley terms 'pedestrianism', values public space not in terms of its aesthetic merits, or its success in...

    Published October 6th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Urban Education

    A Model for Leadership and Policy

    Edited by Karen Symms Gallagher, Rodney Goodyear, Dominic Brewer, Robert Rueda

    Many factors complicate the education of urban students. Among them have been issues related to population density; racial, ethnic, cultural, and linguistic diversity; poverty; racism (individual and institutional); and funding levels. Although urban educators have been addressing these issues for...

    Published September 21st 2011 by Routledge

  7. ReThinking the City

    By Vincent Kaufmann

    Conditions for travel have changed and are still changing the world – a world experiencing what John Urry calls the ‘mobility turn’. Since World War Two we have been moving faster and going further – a fact that has profoundly changed our way of experiencing both the world and ourselves. The...

    Published August 26th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Architecture, Crisis and Resuscitation

    The Reproduction of Post-Fordism in Late-Twentieth-Century Architecture

    By Tahl Kaminer

    Studying the relation of architecture to society, this book explains the manner in which the discipline of architecture adjusted itself in order to satisfy new pressures by society. Consequently, it offers an understanding of contemporary conditions and phenomena, ranging from the...

    Published January 19th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Urban Tourism and Urban Change

    Cities in a Global Economy

    By Costas Spirou

    Series: The Metropolis and Modern Life

    Urban Tourism and Urban Change: Cities in a Global Economy provides both a sociological / cultural analysis of change that has taken place in many of the world's cities. This focused treatment of urban tourism examines the implications of these changes for urban management and planning sense, for...

    Published November 18th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Third World Modernism

    Architecture, Development and Identity

    Edited by Duanfang Lu

    This set of essays brings together studies that challenge interpretations of the development of modernist architecture in Third World countries during the Cold War. The topics look at modernism’s part in the transnational development of building technologies and the construction of national and...

    Published November 1st 2010 by Routledge