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The urban experience

Author: David Harvey
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©1989.
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This book makes available to undergraduates the author's recent writing (including a new essay on flexible accumulation and the city of spectacle) on the physical and social environment of western cities, in which he explores the links between the processes and pressures of urbanization, the culture of urban life - in effect the culture of the west - and the nature of capitalism in the post-industrial world. The  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Harvey, David, 1935-
Urban experience.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©1989
(OCoLC)607166114
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Harvey
ISBN: 0801838495 9780801838491 0631162240 9780631162247
OCLC Number: 18959784
Notes: Abridged version of: The urbanization of capital and Consciousness and the urban experience. 1985.
Description: 293 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction ---
1. Urbanization of Capital ---
2. The Urban Process Under Capitalism ---
3. Land Rent Under Capitalism ---
4. Class Structure and the Theory of Residential Differentiation ---
5. The Place of Urban Politics in the Geography of Uneven Development ---
6. Money, Time, Space and The City ---
7. Monument and Myth ---
8. The Urbanization of Consciousness ----
9. Flexible Accumulation Through Urbanization.
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A collection of the author's most recent work on the physical and social enviroment of western cities in which he explores the processes and pressures of urbanization, the culture of urban life and  Read more...

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An excellent, accessible introduction to the thought of David Harvey, one of the foremost Marxian urban analysts of our era. * Cooperative Economics News Service *

 
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