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Major Works: Urban Sociology

You are currently browsing 51–60 of 99 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.

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  1. Urban Growth

    An Approach

    By Brian T. Robson

    Do large cities grow more or less rapidly than small ones? Why should the relationship between city size and population growth vary so much from one period to another? This book studies the process of population growth in a national set of cities, relating its findings to the theoretical...

    Published December 20th 2006 by Routledge

  2. The Urban Land Nexus and the State

    By A. J. Scott

    This book was first published in 1980....

    Published December 20th 2006 by Routledge

  3. Urban Planning Methods

    Research and Policy Analysis

    By Ian Bracken

    In order to develop and exercise their skills urban planners need to draw upon a wide variety of methods relating to plan and policy making, urban research and policy analysis. More than ever, planners need to be able to adapt their methods to contemporary needs and circumstances. This introductory...

    Published December 20th 2006 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...

    Published December 20th 2006 by Routledge

  5. London United Tramways

    A History 1894-1933

    By Geoffrey Wilson

    With the twentieth century arrived the first electric tramcars in London. Thirty years later the first trolley buses arrived - along with a fleet of new trams that were the most modern of their day. This era was one of rapid change, rich in achievement adn personalities. Among the more colourful of...

    Published December 20th 2006 by Routledge

  6. Cities in the developing world

    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

  7. Crisis and Order in English Towns 1500-1700

    Edited by Peter Clark, Paul Slack

    This collection of essays in English urban history covers a period which has been called 'the Dark Ages in English Economic History', on which it directs a revealing light. The essays range from a discussion of the role of ceremony in the civic life of Coventry at the end of the Middle Ages to the...

    Published December 20th 2006 by Routledge

  8. The Impact of Railways on Victorian Cities

    By John R. Kellett

    The arrival of the railway was one of the most far reaching events in the history of the Victorian city. The present study, based upon detailed case histories of Britain's five largest cities (London, Birmingham, Glasgow, Manchester and Liverpool), shows how the railways gave Victorian cities their...

    Published December 20th 2006 by Routledge

  9. Colonial Urban Development

    Culture, Social Power and Environment

    By Anthony D. King

    The Study focuses on the social and, more especially, the cultural processes governing colonial urban development and develops a theory and methodology to do this. The author demonstrates how the physical and spatial arrangements characterizing urban development are unique products of a particular...

    Published December 20th 2006 by Routledge

  10. London Government and the Welfare Services

    By S.K. Ruck

    This book was first published in 1963....

    Published December 20th 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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