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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Common Ground?

    Readings and Reflections on Public Space

    By Anthony M. Orum, Zachary P. Neal

    Series: The Metropolis and Modern Life

    Public spaces have long been the focus of urban social activity, but investigations of how public space works often adopt only one of several possible perspectives, which restricts the questions that can be asked and the answers that can be considered. In this volume, Anthony Orum and Zachary Neal...

    Published August 5th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Becoming Places

    Urbanism / Architecture / Identity / Power

    By Kim Dovey

    About the practices and politics of place and identity formation – the slippery ways in which who we are becomes wrapped up with where we are – this book exposes the relations of place to power. It links everyday aspects of place experience to the social theories of Deleuze and Bourdieu...

    Published July 13th 2009 by Routledge

  9. The Integration Debate

    Competing Futures For American Cities

    Edited by Chester Hartman, Gregory Squires

    Racial integration, and policies intended to achieve greater integration, continue to generate controversy in the United States, with some of the most heated debates taking place among long-standing advocates of racial equality. Today, many nonwhites express what has been referred to as "...

    Published July 7th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Cities and Gender

    By Helen Jarvis, Jonathan Cloke, Paula Kantor

    Series: Routledge Critical Introductions to Urbanism and the City

    Men and women experience the city differently: in relation to housing assets, use of transport, relative mobility, spheres of employment and a host of domestic and caring responsibilities. An analysis of urban and gender studies, as co-constitutive subjects, is long overdue. Cities and Gender is a...

    Published May 25th 2009 by Routledge