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Readings in urban theory

Author: Susan S Fainstein; Scott Campbell
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass., USA : Blackwell Publishers, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume addresses a set of questions concerning the interaction of economy, culture, politics, policy and space within the United States and the United Kingdom. It contains unabridged selections  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan S Fainstein; Scott Campbell
ISBN: 1557866082 9781557866080 1557866090 9781557866097
OCLC Number: 32922802
Description: viii, 447 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction: Theories of Urban Development and their Implications for Policy and Planning / Susan S. Fainstein and Scott Campbell --
pt. I. The Changing Urban and Regional System. 2. Bourgeois Utopias: Visions of Suburbia / Robert Fishman. 3. The Global City / Saskia Sassen. 4. The Informational Mode of Development and the Restructuring of Capitalism / Manuel Castells. 5. The Economics of Postwar Regional Disparity / Ann R. Markusen. 6. Reading the Map: A Theory of Military-Industrial Places / Ann R. Markusen, Peter Hall, Scott Campbell and Sabina Deitrick. 7. The Changing World Economy and Urban Restructuring / Susan S. Fainstein --
pt. II. Race and Urban Poverty. 8. The Truly Disadvantaged: The Hidden Agenda / William Julius Wilson. 9. Race, Class and Segregation: Discourses about African Americans / Norman Fainstein. 10. Toward Greater Racial Diversity in the Suburbs / W. Dennis Keating --
pt. III. The Politics of Redevelopment, Public-Private Partnerships, and Gentrification. 11. Partnership and the Pursuit of the Private City / Gregory D. Squires. 12. The City as a Growth Machine / John R. Logan and Harvey L. Molotch. 13. Gentrification, the Frontier, and the Restructuring of Urban Space / Neil Smith --
pt. IV. The City and Contemporary Culture. 14. Voices of Decline / Robert A. Beauregard. 15. See You in Disneyland / Michael Sorkin. 16. Social Justice, Postmodernism, and the City / David Harvey.
Responsibility: edited by Susan S. Fainstein and Scott Campbell.

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