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  1. Spaces of Vernacular Creativity

    Rethinking the Cultural Economy

    Edited by Tim Edensor, Deborah Leslie, Steve Millington, Norma Rantisi

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Creativity has become part of the language of regeneration experts, urban planners and government policy makers attempting to revive the economic and cultural life of cities in the 21st century. Concepts such as the creative class, the creative industries and bohemian cultural clusters have come to...

    Published October 19th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Globalization, Violence and the Visual Culture of Cities

    Edited by Christoph Lindner

    Series: Questioning Cities

    What connects garbage dumps in New York, bomb sites in Baghdad, and skyscrapers in São Paulo? How is contemporary visual culture – extending from art and architecture to film and digital media – responding to new forms of violence associated with global and globalizing cities? Addressing such...

    Published July 28th 2009 by Routledge

  3. The Peckham Experiment PBD

    A study of the living structure of society

    By Innes H. Pearse, Lucy H. Crocker

    This book was first published in 1943....

    Published February 24th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Postcolonial African Cities

    Imperial Legacies and Postcolonial Predicament

    Edited by Fassil Demissie

    The book focuses on contemporary African cities, caught in the contradiction of an imperial past and postcolonial present. The essays explore the cultural role of colonial architecture and urbanism in the production of meanings: in the inscription of power and discipline, as well as in the dynamic...

    Published February 22nd 2009 by Routledge

  5. World Tourism Cities

    Developing Tourism Off the Beaten Track

    Edited by Robert Maitland, Peter Newman

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    This book presents new research on the capacity of big cities to generate new tourism areas as visitors discover and help create new urban experiences off the beaten track. It examines similarities and differences in these processes in a group of established world cities located in the global...

    Published December 7th 2008 by Routledge

  6. The Diaspora Strikes Back

    Caribeño Tales of Learning and Turning

    By Juan Flores

    Series: Cultural Spaces

    In The Diaspora Strikes Back the eminent ethnic and cultural studies scholar Juan Flores flips the process on its head: what happens to the home country when it is being constantly fed by emigrants returning from abroad? He looks at how 'Nuyoricans' (Puerto Rican New Yorkers) have transformed the...

    Published August 6th 2008 by Routledge

  7. Sensing Cities

    Regenerating Public Life in Barcelona and Manchester

    By Monica Montserrat Degen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    As cities globally re-design their urban landscapes, they produce a different urban aesthetic and create new experiential milieus. Urban regeneration processes generate radical physical, social and cultural changes in neighbourhoods that demand new conceptual frameworks to address their impact upon...

    Published June 10th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Cities and Cinema

    By Barbara Mennel

    Series: Routledge Critical Introductions to Urbanism and the City

    Films about cities abound. They provide fantasies for those who recognize their city and those for whom the city is a faraway dream or nightmare. How does cinema rework city planners’ hopes and city dwellers’ fears of modern urbanism? Can an analysis of city films answer some of the questions posed...

    Published March 30th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Inequality in the City

    Routledge Library Editions: The City reprints some of the most important works in urban studies published in the last century. For further information on this collection please email info.research@routledge.co.uk....

    Published December 20th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Inequality in the City

    Routledge Library Editions: The City reprints some of the most important works in urban studies published in the last century. For further information on this collection please email info.research@routledge.co.uk....

    Published December 20th 2006 by Routledge