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Imagining cities : scripts, signs, memory

Author: Sallie Westwood; John Williams
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1997.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Imagining cities.
London ; New York : Routledge, 1997
(DLC) 96016505
(OCoLC)34598045
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sallie Westwood; John Williams
ISBN: 0203397355 9780203397350 6610021309 9780415144292 0415144299 9780415144308 0415144302 9786610021307
OCLC Number: 54205573
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 289 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Imagining cities / Sallie Westwood and John Williams ---
Part I. Theorising cities. 1. Six discourses on the postmetropolis / Edward W. Soja --
2. Imagining the real-time city : telecommunications, urban paradigms and the future of cities / Stephen Graham --
3. Chaotic places or complex places? Cities in a post-industrial era / David Byrne ---
Part II. Racial/spatial imaginaries. 4. Out of the melting pot into the fire next time : imagining the east end as city, body, text / Phil Cohen --
5. White governmentality : urbanism, nationalism, racism / Barnor Hesse --
6. Migrant spaces and settlers' time : forming and de-forming an inner city / Max Farrar ---
Part III. Nostalgia/memory. 7. Looking backward, nostalgia and the city / Elizabeth Wilson --
8. Authenticity and suburbia / David Chaney --
9. 'Proper Little Mesters' : nostalgia and protest masculinity in de-industrialised Sheffield / Ian Taylor and Ruth Jamieson ---
Part IV. Narrating cityscapes. 10. This, here, now : imagining the modern city / James Donald --
11. (Re) placing the city : cultural relocation and the city as centre / Tim Hall --
12. Anglicising the American dream : tragedy, farce and the 'postmodern' city / Julie Charlesworth and Allan Cochrane ---
Part V. Virtual cities. 13. Cyberpunk as social theory : William Gibson and the sociological imagination / Roger Burrows --
14. Cities, subjectivity and cyberspace / Graham B. Mcbeath and Stephen A. Webb.
Responsibility: edited by Sallie Westwood and John Williams.

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