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Key Concepts in Urban Geography

ISBN-10: 1412930421

ISBN-13: 9781412930420

Edition: 2009

Authors: Alan Latham, Donald McNeill, Kim McNamara, Derek McCormack

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Key Concepts in Urban Geography is a new kind of textbook that forms part of an innovative set of companion texts for the Human Geography sub-disciplines. Organized around 20 short essays, Key Concepts in Urban Geography provides a cutting edge introduction to the central concepts that define contemporary research in Urban Geography. Involving detailed and expansive discussions, the book includes: An introductory chapter providing a succinct overview of the recent developments in the field Over 20 key concept entries with comprehensive explanations, definitions and evolutions of the subject Extensive pedagogic features that enhance understanding including a glossary, figures, diagrams and further reading Key Concepts in Urban Geography is an ideal companion text for upper-level undergraduate and postgraduate students in Urban Geography and covers the expected staples of the sub-discipline from Global Cities and Urban Nature to Transnational Urbanism and Virtuality. Written by an internationally recognized set of authors, Key Concepts in Urban Geography is an essential addition to any geography student's library.
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Book details

List price: $63.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Limited
Publication date: 1/14/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Introduction
Location and movement
Centrality
Mobility
Global Cities
Transnational urbanism
Constructions
Nature
Materiality
Infrastructure
Architecture
Envisioning and experience
Diagram
Photography
Body
Virtuality
Surveillance
Social and Political Spaces
Segregation
Urban politics
Community
Sites and practices
Consumption
Media
Public space
Commemoration