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  1. Housing and Social Transition in Japan

    Edited by Yosuke Hirayama, Richard Ronald

    Series: Housing and Society Series

    Bringing together a number of perspectives on the Japanese housing system, Housing and Social Transition in Japan provides a comprehensive, challenging and theoretically developed account of the dynamic role of the housing system during a period of unprecedented social and economic change in one of...

    Published September 30th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Creating Child Friendly Cities

    Reinstating Kids in the City

    Edited by Brendan Gleeson, Neil Sipe

    Leading planning and geography authors present this comprehensive assessment of the extent to which the physical and social make up of Western cities accommodates and nourishes the needs of children and youth. Examining the areas of planning, design, social policy, transport and housing,...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Mapping Modernity in Shanghai

    Space, Gender, and Visual Culture in the Sojourners' City, 1853-98

    By Samuel Y. Liang

    Series: Asia's Transformations

    This book argues that modernity first arrived in late nineteenth-century Shanghai via a new spatial configuration. This city’s colonial capitalist development ruptured the traditional configuration of self-contained households, towns, and natural landscapes in a continuous spread, producing a new...

    Published April 30th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Ruined by Design

    Shaping Novels and Gardens in the Culture of Sensibility

    By Inger Sigrun Brodey

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    By examining the motif of ruination in a variety of late-eighteenth-century domains, this book portrays the moral aesthetic of the culture of sensibility in Europe, particularly its negotiation of the demands of tradition and pragmatism alongside utopian longings for authenticity, natural goodness,...

    Published February 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  5. Madness, Architecture and the Built Environment

    Psychiatric Spaces in Historical Context

    Edited by James Moran, Leslie Topp, Jonathan Andrews

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Social History of Medicine

    This is the first volume of papers devoted to an examination of the relationship between mental health/illness and the construction and experience of space. This historical analysis with contributions from leading experts will enlighten and intrigue in equal measure. The first rigorous scholarly...

    Published December 8th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Traditional Islamic Principles of Built Environment

    By Hisham Mortada

    Written with the non-Muslim reader in mind, this book analyzes the principles and values established by the tradition of Islam to govern the social and physical environments of Muslims....

    Published December 1st 2011 by Routledge

  7. The Design Dimension of Planning

    Theory, content and best practice for design policies

    By Matthew Carmona, John Punter

    This book examines the design policies in current development plans. With design quality of growing importance to the public, consumers, developers and their clients, and high on the Secretary of State's agenda, this book makes an important practical contribution to improving design control. With...

    Published November 27th 2011 by Routledge

  8. The Place of Home

    English domestic environments, 1914-2000

    By Alison Ravetz, Professor Alison Ravetz, R. Turkington

    Series: Planning, History and Environment Series

    **This book was originally printed as a hardback in 1995. The paperback released in 2011 is a reprint of the original** A comprehensive and in-depth history of the 20th century English home, how it has been created, and how it works for people. It focuses on the various influences bearing on...

    Published November 17th 2011 by Routledge

  9. The Urban Experience

    A People-Environment Perspective

    Edited by F.E. Brown, S.J. Neary, M.S. Symes

    This book provides a representative selection of the highest quality papers submitted to the IAPS 13 conference held in Manchester in 1994. The papers are concerned with current research on the experience of living in cities and are drawn from developed, developing and under-developed countries in...

    Published November 17th 2011 by Routledge

  10. The Garden City

    Past, present and future

    Edited by Stephen Ward

    Series: Planning, History and Environment Series

    ** Please note, the HB was published in 1992. The PB version, an exact reprint of the HB, was released in 2011** This examination of a phenomenon of nineteenth century planning traces the origins, implementation, international transference and adoption of the Garden City idea. It also...

    Published November 17th 2011 by Routledge