Blackwell City Reader

ISBN-10: 1405189827

ISBN-13: 9781405189828

Edition: 2nd 2010

Authors: Gary Bridge, Sophie Watson

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Updated to reflect the most current thinking on urban studies, the new edition of The Blackwell City Reader brings together a wide range of essential readings relating to the analysis and experience of global cities. Selections are carefully gathered from a variety of academic disciplines ranging from architecture, sociology, and literature to cultural studies, philosophy, and even psychoanalysis to provide the most diverse perspectives and in-depth coverage of the field. The new edition incorporates major developments in the study of materialities and mobilities, two areas at the heart of many contemporary debates, and features enhanced coverage on non-Western cities that reflect recent growth trends, especially in Asia, China, and India, making it the most international reader of its kind.The Blackwell City Reader, Second Edition combines established and novel readings from a wide range of theoretical perspectives and geographical locales to provide an indispensable source for the most up-to-date thinking on cities of today and tomorrow.
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Book details

List price: $27.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 2/19/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 466
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.980
Language: English

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Materialities
Introducing Materialities
The Great Towns
Nature's Metropolis: Chicago and the Great West
The Urban Process Under Capitalism: A Framework for Analysis
An Introduction to the Information Age
Metropolis: From the Division of Labor to Urban Form
The Economic Base of Contemporary Cities
The Making of Global City Regions: Mumbai: The Mega-City of a Poor Country
Urban Political Ecology, Justice and the Politics of Scale
Moving Cities: Rethinking the Materialities of Urban Geographies
Mobilities
Introducing Mobilities
The Metropolis and Mental Life
The Practice of Everyday Life
The Arcades Project
The Global City: Introducing a Concept
Postborder Cities, Postborder World: The Rise of Bajalta California
Fear of Small Numbers: An Essay on the Geography of Anger
Connections
Driving in the City
Urban Transport in Chinese Cities: The Impact on the Urban Poor
Division and Difference
Introducing Division and Difference
The Continuing Causes of Segregation
The Truly Disadvantaged: The Inner City, the Underclass and Public Policy
City of Quartz: Excavating the Future in Los Angeles
After Tompkins Square Park: Degentrification and the Revanchist City
The S.U.V. Model of Citizenship: Floating Bubbles, Buffer Zones, and the Rise of the "Purely Atomic" Individual
Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison
The Ideal of Community and the Politics of Difference
City A/Genders
Building Gay Neighborhood Enclaves: The Village and Harlem
Urban Publics and Urban Cultures
Introducing Urban Publics and Urban Cultures
The Public Realm
The Death and Life of Great American Cities
China Urban: Health, Wealth and the Good Life
Spatializing Culture: The Social Construction of Public Space in Costa Rica
Landscapes of Power: From Detroit to Disney World
City of Dreadful Delight: Narratives of Sexual Danger in Late-Victorian London
Homo Palpitans: Balzac's Novels and Urban Personality
Writing the City
Imagining the Modern City: Light in Dark Spaces
Urban Politics and Planning
Introducing Urban Politics and Planning
The Growth of the City
The City of Tomorrow and its Planning
The Modernist City: An Anthropological Critique of Bras�lia
Urbanism, Colonialism and the World-economy
Six Discourses on the Postmetropolis
How to Study Urban Political Power
Urban Fortunes: The Political Economy of Place
New Directions in Planning Theory
Cities and the Geographies of "Actually Existing Neoliberalism"
China's Urban Transition: Backward into the Future
Planning the Competitive City-Region: The Emergence of Strategic Development Plan in China
Index
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