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Major Works: Urban Sociology

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 101 new and published major works in the subject of Urban Sociology — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time. Worthy mentions include a new Sports Studies and Construction Series.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

New and Published Books

  1. Global Cities

    Edited by Peter Taylor, Jonathan V Beaverstock, Ben Derudder, James Faulconbridge, John Harrison, Michael Hoyler, Kathy Pain, Frank Witlox

    Series: Critical Concepts in Urban Studies

    A striking consequence of contemporary globalization has been an increase in the importance and prestige of cities. Whereas only a generation or so ago cities were commonly viewed as ‘problems’, the sites of society’s ills, today they are more readily seen as ‘solutions’, places where twenty-first...

    Published December 11th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Social Movements

    Critical Concepts in Sociology

    Edited by Jeff Goodwin, James Jasper

    Series: Critical Concepts in Sociology

    A social movement is a collective, organized, sustained and non-institutional challenge to authorities, power holders, or cultural beliefs and practices. In the modern world, social movements are one of the main ways that people try to control their lives and articulate their moral positions. From...

    Published February 28th 2007 by Routledge

  3. Why Cities Change

    Urban Development and Economic Change in Sydney

    Edited by Richard V. Cardew, John V. Langdale, David C. Rich

    During the 1970s, accelerating change accompanied by dramatic developments in finance, technology and energy usage had a profound impact on the processes of urban development throughout the Western world. Why Cities Change explores the relationship between urban growth and economic change in...

    Published December 21st 2006 by Routledge

  4. The Price of War

    Urbanization in Vietnam, 1954-1985

    By Nigel Thrift, Dean Forbes

    Much rare material is incorporated in this unique account of urbanization in a developing country that was ravaged by war for twenty years. With due emphasis on the experience of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), the authors present an account of what happened to the towns and cities of Vietnam...

    Published December 21st 2006 by Routledge

  5. Garden Cities of To-Morrow

    By Ebenezer Howard

    Edited by F.J. Osborn

    Originally published in 1898 as To-Morrow: A peaceful path to reform, "the book", writes F.J. Osborn "holds a unique place in town planning literature, is cited in all planning bibliographies, stands on the shelves of the more important libraries, and is alluded to in most books on planning; yet...

    Published December 21st 2006 by Routledge

  6. Medieval London

    By Gwyn A. Williams

    This unique study is based on the careful interpretation of evidence in the commercial and administrative records of the City and in the royal records, of the process by which London developed from a commune of a feudal kingdom into the capital city of the English nation. The period covered is the...

    Published December 21st 2006 by Routledge

  7. Metropolitan Problems

    By S. Miles

    Metropolitan Problems is the end-product of one of the most dynamic research programmes of its kind ever conceived and executed. The book, which took three years to complete, represents the culmination of a two year study that was highlighted by a conference held in toronto in 1967. In the early...

    Published December 21st 2006 by Routledge

  8. City and Society

    An Outline for Urban Geography

    By R.J. Johnston

    This book was first published in 1980....

    Published December 21st 2006 by Routledge

  9. Urban Economics

    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 21st 2006 by Routledge

  10. Meaning in the Urban Environment

    By M. Krampen

    This book was first published in 1979....

    Published December 21st 2006 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Healthy Cities
    Edited by Jason Corburn
    To Be Published March 1st 2015

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