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New and Published Books

  1. Religion and Urbanism

    Reconceptualising sustainable cities for South Asia

    Edited by Yamini Narayanan

    Series: Routledge Research in Religion and Development

    Conceptions of 'sustainable cities' in the pluralistic and multireligious urban settlements of developing nations need to develop out of local cultural, religious and historical contexts to be inclusive and accurately respond to the needs of the poor, ethnic and religious minorities, and women....

    Published November 26th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Beyond the Networked City

    Infrastructure reconfigurations and urban change in the North and South

    Edited by Olivier Coutard, Jonathan Rutherford

    Series: Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

    Cities around the world are undergoing profound changes. In this global era, we live in a world of rising knowledge economies, digital technologies, and awareness of environmental issues. The so-called "modern infrastructural ideal" of spatially and socially ubiquitous centrally-governed...

    Published November 25th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Real Estate, Construction and Economic Development in Emerging Market Economies

    Edited by Raymond Talinbe Abdulai, Franklin Obeng-Odoom, Edward Ochieng, Vida Maliene

    Series: Routledge Studies in International Real Estate

    Real Estate, Construction and Economic Development in Emerging Market Economies examines the relationships between real estate and construction sectors and explores how each sector, and the relationships between them, affect economic development in emerging market economies (EMEs). Throughout the...

    Published November 9th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Urban Heritage, Development and Sustainability

    International Frameworks, National and Local Governance

    Edited by Sophia Labadi, William Logan

    Series: Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

    More than half of the world’s population now live in urban areas, and cities provide the setting for contemporary challenges such as population growth, mass tourism and unequal access to socio-economic opportunities. Urban Heritage, Development and Sustainability examines the impact of these issues...

    Published October 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Gender, Asset Accumulation and Just Cities

    Pathways to transformation

    Edited by Caroline O.N. Moser

    With more than half the world’s population now living in urban areas, urbanisation is undoubtedly one of the most important phenomena of the 21st century. However, despite increasing recognition of the critical relationship between economic and social development in cities, gender issues are often...

    Published October 1st 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Politics of Slums in the Global South

    Urban Informality in Brazil, India, South Africa and Peru

    Edited by Véronique Dupont, David Jordhus-Lier, Catherine Sutherland, Einar Braathen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Cities and Development

    Seeing urban politics from the perspective of those who reside in slums offers an important dimension to the study of urbanism in the global South. Many people living in sub-standard conditions do not have their rights as urban citizens recognised and realise that they cannot rely on formal...

    Published September 8th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Development and Welfare Policy in South Asia

    Edited by Gabriele Koehler, Deepta Chopra

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    This book sheds light on social policies in six South Asian countries introduced between 2003 and 2013, examining the ways in which these policies have come about, and what this reflects about the nature of the state in each of these countries. It offers a detailed analysis of the nature of these...

    Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Global Implications of Development, Disasters and Climate Change

    Responses to Displacement from Asia Pacific

    Edited by Susanna Price, Jane Singer

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development, Displacement and Resettlement

    Displacements in the Asia Pacific region are escalating. The region has for decades experienced more than half of the world’s natural disasters and, in recent years, a disproportionately high share of extreme weather-related disasters, which displaced 19 million people in 2013 alone. This volume...

    Published August 20th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Untamed Urbanisms

    Edited by Adriana Allen, Andrea Lampis, Mark Swilling

    Series: Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

    One of the major challenges of urban development has been reconciling the way cities develop with the mounting evidence of resource depletion and the negative environmental impacts of predominantly urban-based modes of production and consumption. This book aims to re-politicise the relationship...

    Published August 11th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Mobility, Modernity and the Slum

    The Real and Virtual Journeys of 'Slumdog Millionaire'

    By Rodanthi Tzanelli

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Only virtuous humans are supposed to move in time to meet their happy destiny or karma. The tale of Jamal in Slumdog Millionaire is such a case of serendipitous mobility towards riches and love – a ‘journey’ in which good heroes and urban communities respecting solidarity are successfully...

    Published August 11th 2015 by Routledge