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Forthcoming Cities & Infrastructure (Urban Studies) Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Age of Intelligent Cities

    Smart Environments and Innovation-for-all Strategies

    By Nicos Komninos

    Series: Regions and Cities

    This book concludes a trilogy that began with Intelligent Cities: Innovation, Knowledge Systems and digital spaces (Routledge 2002) and Intelligent Cities and Globalisation of Innovation Networks (Routledge 2008). Together these books examine intelligent cities as environments of innovation and...

    To Be Published September 10th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Planning Sustainable Cities and Regions

    Towards More Equitable Development

    By Karen Chapple

    Series: Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

    As global warming advances, regions around the world are engaging in revolutionary sustainability planning - but with social equity as an afterthought. California is at the cutting edge of this movement, not only because its regulations actively reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but also because its...

    To Be Published September 17th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Cities, Networks, and Global Environmental Governance

    Spaces of Innovation, Places of Leadership

    By Sofie Bouteligier

    Series: Cities and Global Governance

    As a result of global dynamics—the increasing interconnection of people and places—innovations in global environmental governance haved altered the role of cities in shaping the future of the planet. This book is a timely study of the importance of these social transformations in our...

    To Be Published September 30th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Towards Low Carbon Cities in China

    Urban Form and Greenhouse Gas Emissions

    Edited by Sun Sheng Han, Ray Green, Mark Wang

    Series: Routledge Studies in Low Carbon Development

    This book explores the relationship between urban form and greenhouse gas emissions in China, providing new insights for policy, urban planning and management. Drawing on the results of a four-year multidisciplinary research project, the book examines how factors such as urban households’ access...

    To Be Published October 6th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Religion, Heritage and the Sustainable City

    Hinduism and urbanisation in Jaipur

    By Yamini Narayanan

    Series: Routledge Research in Religion and Development

    The speed and scale of urbanisation in India is unprecedented almost anywhere in the world and has tremendous global implications. The religious influence on the urban experience has resonances for all aspects of urban sustainability in India and yet it remains a blind spot while articulating...

    To Be Published October 15th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Creative Industries and Urban Development

    Creative Cities in the 21st Century

    Edited by Terry Flew

    The concept of creative industries has developed considerable academic and policy momentum in the 21st century. There has been a connection identified between the rise of creative industries and the urbanisation of the world’s population, particularly in relation to the significance of cities as...

    To Be Published November 19th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Place-making and Urban Development

    New challenges for contemporary planning and design

    By Pier Carlo Palermo, Davide Ponzini

    Series: Regions and Cities

    The regeneration of critical urban areas through the redesign of public space with the intense involvement of local communities seems to be the central focus of place-making according to some widespread practices in academic and professional circles. Recently, new expertise maintains that...

    To Be Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Managing the City Economy

    Challenges and Strategies

    By Le-Yin Zhang

    In a world increasingly organised as networks of cities, this book offers the first full-length treatment of the subject of managing the city economy. What are the city economy’s internal and external driving forces? What should be the purpose of managing the city economy? What conceptual and...

    To Be Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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, rooftop farms and other viable habitats capable of...

    To Be Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Megaregions, Prosperity and Sustainability

    Spatial Planning for Future Prosperity and Sustainability

    By Catherine L. Ross, David Jung-Hwi Lee, Evert Meijers, Timothy Welch

    Series: Regions and Cities

    The world’s mega-cities are forming megaregions, which stretch hundreds of miles across countries. As more people and economic activities are expected to continue to concentrate in these regions, countries are developing policies to secure the competitive advantages of these regions necessary for...

    To Be Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge