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Major Works: Urban Sociology

You are currently browsing 61–70 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.

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. 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 21st 2006 by Routledge

  2. London Government and the Welfare Services

    By S.K. Ruck

    This book was first published in 1963....

    Published December 21st 2006 by Routledge

  3. 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 21st 2006 by Routledge

  4. 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 21st 2006 by Routledge

  5. 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 21st 2006 by Routledge

  6. 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 21st 2006 by Routledge

  7. 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 21st 2006 by Routledge

  8. 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 21st 2006 by Routledge

  9. 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 21st 2006 by Routledge

  10. 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 21st 2006 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Price of War: Urbanization in Vietnam, 1954-1985
    By Nigel Thrift, Dean Forbes
    To Be Published April 29th 2015
  2. Politics, Planning and the City
    By Michael Goldsmith
    To Be Published April 29th 2015
  3. Parents and Children in the Inner City
    By Harriett Wilson, G.W. Herbert
    To Be Published April 29th 2015
  4. A History of London Transport: The Nineteenth Century
    By T.C. Barker, Michael Robbins
    To Be Published April 29th 2015
  5. The Industries of London Since 1861
    By P.G. Hall
    To Be Published April 29th 2015

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