Urban Theory: A Critical Assessment (2nd ed. 2014)

Urban Theory: A Critical Assessment (2nd ed. 2014)

By: John Rennie Short (author)Paperback

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This wide-ranging and state-of-the-art new edition reviews the classic contributions to understanding modern and post-modern cities, and is comprehensively updated to take account of the issues and concepts at stake in 21st century urban theory.

About Author

John Rennie Short is Professor of Public Policy at the University of Maryland Baltimore County, USA.


Introduction.- PART I: THEORIZING THE CITY IN TIME.- 1. Theorizing The Premodern City.- 2. Theorizing The Modern City.- 3. Theorizing The Postmodern City.- PART II: THEORIZING THE CITY IN SPACE.- 4. The City As Network.- 5. The Economic City.- 6. The City Of Difference.- 7. The Political City 8. The Everyday City.- 9. The City And Nature.- 10. Urban Imaginaries.- 11. Marketing The City.- 12. The Future Of Urban Theory: Directions And Intersections.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781137382641
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 296
  • ID: 9781137382641
  • ISBN10: 1137382643
  • edition: 2nd ed. 2014

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