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The transformation of cities : urban theory and urban life

Author: David C Thorns
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The aim of the book is to examine the transformation of the city in the late 20th century and explore the ways in which city life is structured. The focus is not just on America and Europe but also  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David C Thorns
ISBN: 0333745965 0333745973 9780333745960 9780333745977
OCLC Number: 123123996
Description: xiii, 258 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction.- Industrial-Modern City.- Demographic Change and the City.- Global Cities.- Everyday Life in the City.- Consumption and Urban Culture.- Urban Social Inequality and Exclusion.- Planning and the Urban Environment.- The Sustainable City.- Reflections.
Responsibility: David C. Thorns.

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'...a pleasure to get the chance to read this. It will certainly be used in my own teaching.' - Stephen A. Royle, Queen's University Belfast, Geography

 
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