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The Blackwell City Reader

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Updated to reflect the most current thinking on urban studies, The Blackwell City Reader , Second Edition features a comprehensive selection of multidisciplinary readings relating to the analysis and experience of global cities. Includes new sections of materialities and mobilities to capture the most recent debates The most international reader of its kind, including extensive coverage of urban issues in Asia, China, and India Combines theoretical approaches with a wide range of geographical case studies Organized to be used as a stand-alone text or alongside Blackwell's A Companion to the City

Author Biography

Gary Bridge is Professor of Urban Studies at the School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol. He is the author of Reason in the City of Difference: Pragmatism, Communicative Action and Contemporary Urbanism (2005) and co-editor of Gentrification in a Global Context (with Rowland Atkinson, 2005), and A Companion to the City (with Sophie Watson, 2000). Sophie Watson is Professor of Sociology at the Open University. She is the author of, among other publications, City Publics: The (Dis)enchantments of Urban Encounters (2006), co-author of Markets as Sites for Social Interaction: Spaces of Diversity (with David Studdert, 2006), and Surface City: Sydney at the Millennium (with Peter Murphy, 1997), and co-editor (with Katherine Gibson) of Postmodern Cities and Spaces (1995) and Metropolis Now (1994).
Release date Australia
February 12th, 2010
Contributors
Edited by Gary Bridge Edited by Sophie Watson
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edition
2nd Edition
Illustrations
Illustrations
Imprint
Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Pages
472
Dimensions
175x249x31
ISBN-13
9781405189835
Product ID
4047716

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