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The City in comparative perspective : cross-national research and new directions in theory

Author: John Walton; Louis H Masotti
Publisher: [Beverly Hills, Calif.] : Sage Publications ; New York : Distributed by Halsted Press, ©1976.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
City in comparative perspective.
[Beverly Hills, Calif.] : Sage Publications ; New York : distributed by Halsted Press, ©1976
(OCoLC)567620556
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Walton; Louis H Masotti
ISBN: 0470152176 9780470152171
OCLC Number: 2089687
Description: 317 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction: Comparative urban research: the logic of comparisons and the nature of urbanism / Louis H. Masotti and John Walton --
2. Theory and method in comparative urban ecology: The legitimacy of comparisons in comparative urban studies: a theoretical position and application to North African cities / Janet Abu-Lughod --
Comparative urban ecology: a summary of the field / Bruce London and William G. Flanagan --
Urban expansion and landownership in underdeveloped societies / Hans-Dieter Evers --
3. The city in developed societies: comparative politics: Housing policies and comparative urban politics: Britain and the United States / Coralie Bryant and Louise G. White --
Autonomy and political responsibility: the enigmatic verdict of a cross-national comparative study of community dynamics / Philip E. Jacob --
Urban social structure and political competition: a comparative study of four European nations / Michael Aiken --
4. The city in developing societies: systemic approaches: Urban origins and consequences of national and local political transformation in Ethiopia / Peter Koehn --
Social change in Mombasa, Kenya / Ronald S. Edari --
Accounting for behavioral differences: three political systems and the responses of squatters in Brazil, Peru, and Chile / Anthony Leeds and Elizabeth Leeds --
The impact of cityward migration on urban land and housing markets: problems and policy alternatives in Mexico City / Wayne A. Cornelius --
5. New directions in theory: Housing: reproduction of capital and production of labor power: some recent French work / C.G. Pickvance --
Urban sociology and urban politics: from a critique to new trends of research / Manuel Castells --
Political economy of world urban systems: directions for comparative research / John Walton.
Responsibility: edited by John Walton and Louis H. Masotti.

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