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  1. 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 25th 2011 by Routledge

  2. 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 18th 2011 by Routledge

  3. 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 17th 2010 by Routledge

  4. 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 October 31st 2010 by Routledge

  5. 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...

    Published October 21st 2010 by Routledge

  6. Unhealthy Cities

    Poverty, Race, and Place in America

    By Kevin Fitzpatrick, Mark LaGory

    The purpose of this book is to show the important role that space and place plays in the health of urban residents, particularly those living in high poverty ghettos. The book brings together research and writing from a variety of disciplines to demonstrate the health costs of being poor in America...

    Published September 6th 2010 by Routledge

  7. The Gentrification Debates

    A Reader

    By Japonica Brown-Saracino

    Series: The Metropolis and Modern Life

    Uniquely well suited for teaching, this innovative text-reader strengthens students’ critical thinking skills, sparks classroom discussion, and also provides a comprehensive and accessible understanding of gentrification....

    Published March 8th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Operation Gatekeeper and Beyond

    The War On "Illegals" and the Remaking of the U.S. – Mexico Boundary, 2nd Edition

    By Joseph Nevins

    This is a major revision and update of Nevins’ earlier classic and is an ideal text for use with undergraduate students in a wide variety of courses on immigration, transnational issues, and the politics of race, inclusion and exclusion. Not only has the author brought his subject completely up to...

    Published February 21st 2010 by Routledge

  9. City Life from Jakarta to Dakar

    Movements at the Crossroads

    By AbdouMaliq Simone

    Series: Global Realities

    City Life from Jakarta to Dakar focuses on the politics incumbent to this process – an "anticipatory politics" – that encompasses a wide range of practices, calculations and economies. As such, the book is not a collection of case studies on a specific theme, not a review of developmental...

    Published December 15th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Growing up in the Knowledge Society

    Living the IT Dream in Bangalore

    By Nicholas Nisbett

    Series: Cities and the Urban Imperative

    This work is an ethnographic investigation into the everyday lives of young people growing up and living in contemporary Bangalore. Moving beyond the hype of the Indian ‘knowledge society’, it examines how new forms of technology and outsourced labour become integral to their lives, changing the...

    Published August 30th 2009 by Routledge India