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Major Works: Urban Sociology

You are currently browsing 61–70 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 Politics

    A Sociological Interpretation

    By Peter Saunders

    In this book, the author provides a critical examination and evaluation of a number of the central political questions currently being posed in urban studies. The book is divided into two interrelated sections. Part One critically discussed the theoretical problems raised by recent work in...

    Published December 20th 2006 by Routledge

  2. Cities, Capitalism and Civilization

    By R.J. Holton

    Cities, Capitalism and Civilization looks at the character and distinctiveness of Western Civilization. R.J. Holton sets out to challenge the belief that cities and urban social classes have formed the main component of the advance of civilization, and the principle dynamic of Western capitalism....

    Published December 20th 2006 by Routledge

  3. The Ideal City

    Its Architectural Evolution in Europe

    By Helen Rosenau

    The concept of the 'ideal city' is, perhaps, more important today - when planners and architects are so firmly confined by considerations of our immediate environment - than ever before. Yet it is a concept which has profoundly influenced the western world throughout history, both as a regulative...

    Published December 20th 2006 by Routledge

  4. The Idea of the City in Nineteenth-Century Britain

    Edited by B.I. Coleman

    In nineteenth-century Britain, ahead of the rest of the world in economic development, many towns and cities grew to a size that only London had attained before. This volume focuses on the intellectual and controversial response of the period's leading men and women to the key issues of...

    Published December 20th 2006 by Routledge

  5. A Geography of Urban Places

    Edited by Robert G. Putnam, Frank J. Taylor, Philip K. Kettle

    Series: Routledge Library Editions

    This book presents a selection of readings to present varied opinions, approaches and reports from various international professional journals. Among the journals represented are: Regional Science Association Journal, The Canadian Geographer, The Annals of the American Association of Geographers,...

    Published December 20th 2006 by Routledge

  6. 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...

    Published December 20th 2006 by Routledge

  7. 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...

    Published December 20th 2006 by Routledge

  8. Cities and Services

    The geography of collective consumption

    By Steven Pinch

    Caught between the twin pressures of rising public expectations and falling resources, public services have become the subject of intense academic scrutiny and public debate. Much of this controversy has been fuelled by a growing realisation that where people live has an important influence upon...

    Published December 20th 2006 by Routledge

  9. The Rise of Urban America

    By Constantine McLaughlin Green

    The rise of cities in the United States from the early seventeenth century to the 1960s is the subject of this sophisticated and witty appraisal by a Pulitzer Prize historian. Constance McLaughlin Green traces the forces - economic, political, social - that led to today's urban civilization,...

    Published December 20th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Four years Old in an Urban Community

    By John Newson, Elizabeth Newson

    John and Elizabeth Newson investigate the upbringing of seven hundred Nottingham children as they reach the age of four. Parents are interviewed in their homes with a realistic yet human approach and the minimum of technical jargon, and the open-ended questions allow them to produce 'a detailed and...

    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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