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Forthcoming Urban Cultures Books

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  1. Remaking China's Great Cities

    Space and Culture in Urban Housing, Renewal, and Expansion

    By Samuel Y. Liang

    Series: Asia's Transformations

    China’s rapid urbanization has restructured the great socialist cities Beijing, Shanghai, and Guangzhou into mega cities that embrace global capitalism. This book focuses on the urban transformations of these three cities: Beijing is the nation’s political and cultural capital; Shanghai is the...

    To Be Published August 7th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 17th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Moral Rhetoric and the Criminalisation of Squatting

    Vulnerable Demons?

    Edited by Lorna Fox O'Mahony, David O'Mahony, Robin Hickey

    This collection of critical essays considers the criminalisation of squatting from a range of different theoretical, policy and practice perspectives. While the practice of squatting has long been criminalised in some jurisdictions, the last few years have witnessed the emergence of a newly...

    To Be Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Asian American Literature and the Environment

    Edited by Lorna Fitzsimmons, Youngsuk Chae, Bella Adams

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    This book is a ground-breaking transnational study of representations of the environment in Asian American literature. Extending and renewing Asian American studies and ecocriticism by drawing the two fields into deeper dialogue, it brings Asian American writers to the center of ecocritical studies...

    To Be Published November 5th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Urban Animals

    Crowding in ZooCities

    By Tora Holmberg

    Series: Routledge Human-Animal Studies Series

    What are the "more-than-human" experiences of living in a city? Urban animals are often subjected to complaints; they transgress geographical, legal as and cultural ordering systems, while roaming the city in what is often perceived as uncontrolled ways. But they are also objects of care,...

    To Be Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Urban Subversions and the Creative City

    By Oli Mould

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Urbanism and the City

    This book provides a comprehensive critique of the current Creative City paradigm, with a capital ‘C’, and argues for a creative city with a small ‘c’ and broader conceptualization to urban subversions and creative subcultural activities. The book argues that the Creative City concept is a...

    To Be Published March 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Planning the Latino City

    Urban Revitalization, Politics, and the Grassroots

    By Erualdo Romero Gonzalez

    Series: Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

    Latinos and the City provides a critical introduction to the main theoretical debates and key thinkers in the field of urban revitalization, specifically new urbanism and creative class models This book provides a wide-ranging critical analysis of the last two-decade’s highest profiled and debated...

    To Be Published March 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. The South Asian City

    Edited by Crispin Bates, Minoru Mio

    Series: Routledge New Horizons in South Asian Studies

    Economic liberalisation has led to uniquely rapid urban growth in South Asia during the past decade. This book brings together a multidisciplinary collection of chapters on contemporary and historical themes explaining this recent explosive growth and transformations on-going in the cities of this...

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Islamic Cities and the Question of the Labyrinthine

    Towards a new Terminology in Urban Morphology

    By Somaiyeh Falahat

    Series: Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

    To Be Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

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