World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article
 

Urban studies

Urban studies is the term for a diverse range of disciplines and approaches to the study of all aspects of cities, their suburbs, and other urban areas. This includes among others: urban economics, urban planning, urban ecology, urban transportation systems, urban politics, sociology and urban social relations. This can be contrasted with the study of rural areas and rural lifestyles.

Template:Compact ToC

A

architecture - arcology - allotment (gardening) - Automobile dependency - autonomous building

B

Bat-Yam International Biennale of Landscape Urbanism - Beijing Planning Exhibition Hall - Biennial of Towns and Town Planners in Europe - bicycle-friendly - built environment

C

car-free zone - car-pool lane - Central business district - city - City limits - community - community currency - community emergency response team - commuting - Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat - congestion charge - consumerism - co-housing - cultural diversity - cultural activities

D

{Defining and Developing A City}

E

ecological health - economies of agglomeration - ecological footprint - Eco-industrial park - Ecological sanitation - eco-village - education - electricity generation - energy - environmental health - environmental studies - externality

F

farmers market - flash mob

G

- gentrification - Global city - Grand Paris

H

haram - hard energy - Hudson's village model - human development theory

I

infrastructural capital - industrial ecology - industry development - International Central business district

J

Template:Jails Within Urban Areas juvenile justice

K

L

land ethic - landscape architecture - Larger Urban Zones

M

mass transit - Metropolitan Central business district - Moscow Urban Forum - Museums - Music

N

National Boulevard - National Square - neighborhood - Neighbourhood character - New pedestrianism - New urbanism

O

Template:Occupations in Urban Areas out sourcing over crowded schools

P

pedestrian-friendly - pedestrian overpass - pedestrian underpass - personal rapid transit - Place - Place identity - Placemaking - planned cities - political economy - productivism - Public space - public transport - Principles of Intelligent Urbanism

Q

quantitative development

R

Radical planning - respiratory health - recycling - redlining - Regional planning - regenerative development - regenerative finance - rural -races, ethnic groups

S

schools - Secondary Central business district - service economy - seven-generation sustainability - sewage system - Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Center - shared space - Shenzhen & Hong Kong Bi‐City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture - shift-share - smog - Sociology - soft energy - Specialized city - street reclaiming - suburban - suburban colonization

T

traffic calming - toll bridge - toll road - terrorism - transit-oriented development

U

urbanization - urban agriculture - urban anthropology - urban livelihoods - Urban Balcony - urban car - urban culture - urban decay - urban debt - urban design - urban ecology - urban exploration - Urban forest - Urban forestry - urban geography - urban history - Urban Land Institute - urban outdoorsman - urban planner - urban planning - Urban planning in ancient China - Urban planning in ancient Egypt - Urban planning in communist countries - urban primacy - Urban reforestation - urban renewal - Urban salon - urban secession - urban sociology - Urban space - urban sprawl - Urban Room - urban tribe - urban wilderness - urbicide - unemployment - urbanomics

V

Violence vigilante groups

W

waste economy - Welthauptstadt Germania - white flight - World Planners Congress

X

Y

Z

zoning

Related lists

See also

  • ABCD Region: An industrial region made up of seven municipalities with the greater metropolitan area of São Paulo, BrazilTemplate:Index footer
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.