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Urban Studies information resources: Background information

General background sources

Dictionaries

  • The Dictionary of urbanism [print]
  • The language of cities: a glossary of terms [print]
  • The language of towns and cities: A visual dictionary [print]

Encyclopedias

Handbooks

Subject-specific background sources

Housing

Policy and governance

Sociology, health and education

Sustainability

  • Cities and nature: A handbook for renewal [print
  • Dynamic urban design: a handbook for creating sustainable communities worldwide [print]
  • Encyclopedia of sustainability
  • Handbook of urban ecology [print
  • Handbook on urban sustainability [print]
  • Handbook on urban sustainability [print]

Transportation

Urban planning and design