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The Routledge Handbook of People and Place in the 21st-Century City

Edited by: Kate Bishop , Nancy Marshall

Print publication date:  August  2019
Online publication date:  August  2019

Print ISBN: 9780815380948
eBook ISBN: 9781351211543
Adobe ISBN:

10.4324/9781351211543
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Book description

Increasing urbanization and increasing urban density put enormous pressure on the relationships between people and place in cities. Built environment professionals must pay attention to the impact of people?place relationships in small- to large-scale urban initiatives. A small playground in a neighborhood pocket park is an example of a small-scale urban development; a national environmental policy that influences energy sources is an example of a large-scale initiative. All scales of decision-making have implications for the people?place relationships present in cities. This book presents new research in contemporary, interdisciplinary urban challenges, and opportunities, and aims to keep the people?place relationship debate in focus in the policies and practices of built environment professionals and city managers. Most urban planning and design decisions, even those on a small scale, will remain in the urban built form for many decades, conditioning people?s experience of their city. It is important that these decisions are made using the best available knowledge.

This book contains an interdisciplinary discussion of contemporary urban movements and issues influencing the relationship between people and place in urban environments around the world which have major implications for both the processes and products of urban planning, design, and management. The main purpose of the book is to consolidate contemporary thinking among experts from a range of disciplines including anthropology, environmental psychology, cultural geography, urban design and planning, architecture and landscape architecture, and the arts, on how to conceptualize and promote healthy people and place relationships in the 21st-century city. Within each of the chapters, the authors focus on their specific areas of expertise which enable readers to understand key issues for urban environments, urban populations, and the links between them.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  The Power of Cities on People–Place Relationships Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Self-Conscious and Unselfconscious Place-Making in Cities Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Using Places/Exchanging Places Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Festival Bodies Download PDF
Chapter  5:  A Sound Understanding of Healthy Cities Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Art, Communities, and Housing Form Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Pushing Diversity beyond Recognition Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Diversity in Density Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Knowing Their Place Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Exercise Space Planning and Design for an Aging Society Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Culture, Citizenship, and Emplaced Practice Download PDF
Chapter  12:  The Experience of Place and Displacement in the 21st-Century City Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Propositions for More Just Urban Public Spaces Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Place-Based Activism Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Transforming Traditions Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Consuming Heritage or the End of Tradition Download PDF
Chapter  17:  The Infrastructure of Place Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Exploring the Use of Digital Technologies in Participatory Landscape Planning Processes Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Overcrowding and Domestic Use of Public Space Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Tel Aviv Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Web 2.0 Social Media Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Place Attachment, Well-Being, and Resilience Download PDF
Chapter  23:  The Importance of Prioritizing People and Place in Urban Post-Disaster Recovery Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Rebuilding After Disaster Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Making Place by Making Things Again? Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Resilience in a Warming Climate Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Urban Green Space Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Meeting the Demands for Change, Adaptation, and Innovation in 21st-Century Cities Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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