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Major Works: Forthcoming Urban Sociology

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 15 forthcoming major works in the subject of Urban Sociology — sorted by publish date from upcoming books to future 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.

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.

Forthcoming Books

  1. 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...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Politics, Planning and the City

    By Michael Goldsmith

    Politics, Planning and the City is designed to introduce the complex political processes and problems of the modern city. The author begins by setting the theoretical context and discusses models of democracy, power and the nature of policy. Next he examines change and the city, by focusing on...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Parents and Children in the Inner City

    By Harriett Wilson, G.W. Herbert

    This book was first published in 1978....

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. A History of London Transport

    The Nineteenth Century

    By T.C. Barker, Michael Robbins

    This is not merely the story of the origins of the world's largest urban passenger transport system: it is also, as it must be, the story of the growth of London itself from teh early days of the nineteenth century. This volume traces the developmen down to 1900 of every kind of public...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Industries of London Since 1861

    By P.G. Hall

    Hall argues that 'London was the chief manufacturing centre of the country in 1861, and without doubt for centuries before that'. This book looks at industries in London over time from 1861. This book was first published in 1962. ...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Simulating the Urban Economy

    Experiments with input-output techniques

    Edited by P. Smith, W.I. Morrison

    This book was first published in it's current form in 1974....

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Slums and Slum Clearance in Victorian London

    By J.A. Yelling

    This book was first published in 1986. ...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Migration and Urban Development

    By Brinley Thomas

    This book provides a fascinating insight into the development of the nineteenth century Atlantic economy and the nature of contemporary migration. In particular the author argues that the assumption that the United States economy was the unmoved mover in the fluctuations of the international...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Urban Future

    A Choice Between Alternatives

    By John N. Jackson

    Urbanization, everywhere, is of pressing concern to society. It is now appreciated that politicies for urban growth cannot be confined to the cities themselves, but mus extend outwards to include both the city and its surrounding areas. Britain, with the help of North American experience, has since...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Equity in the City

    Edited by P.N. Troy

    Equity in the City is a collection of nine studies of the way the results of public investment in urban services are shared out among city-dwellers. The essays describe the way services such as water supply, electricity, roads and parks are financed and they analyse the way certain residents...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge