This new edition of Gottdiener and Budd's shrewdly judged book defines, explains and develops the key topics within the interdisciplinary field of urban studies. With new material on environmental concerns and the sustainability of urban development, this text adopts a contemporary, global perspective. Thoroughly updated throughout the book includes: *New entries including the 'Tourist City' and 'Urban Culture and Consumption'. *Clear definitions of current issues. *Up-to-date suggestions for further reading. *International examples. *Informative cross-referencing. Relevant, focused and accessible this is an essential guide for students across the urban disciplines within sociology, political science, planning and geography.
Mark Gottdiener is Professor Emeritus of Sociology at The University at Buffalo (SUNY). Leslie Budd is Reader in Social Science at the Open University. Panu Lehtovuori is Professor of Planning Theory at Tampere University of Technology.
Chicago School The City The City and Beyond Classifications and Definitions of Places Community Development Programmes Cultures and Lifestyles De-Territorialisation and Re-Territorialisation Financial and Fiscal Crises Gendered Spaces Gentrification and Urban Re-development Global Cities and Regionalization Globalization and Meltdown Housing Immigration, Migration and Demography Inequality and Poverty Informal Economy Models of Urban Growth Modern Urban Planning Multi-Centered Metropolitan Regions Neighbourhood Nightscapes and Urban Escapades Planning and Public Space Preservation and Conservation The Primate City Real Estate Segregation and Hyper-Segregation Slums and Shanty Towns Social Production of Space Sprawl Suburbs and Suburbanisation Sustainable Urbanization Temporary uses and Adaptive Urbanism Urban and Suburban Politics Urban Violence and Crime Urbanization and Urbanism
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