The City Reader

The City Reader

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This second edition of "The City Reader" brings together writing on the city. Each piece is introduced with a brief intellectual biography and a review of the authors' writings and related literature, and an explanation of how the piece fits into the broader context of: urban history and practice; competing ideological perspectives on the city; and the major current debates concerning race and gender, global restructuring, sustainable urban development, and the impact of technology and postmodernism.

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  • Hardback | 660 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 41mm | 1,588g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • LondonUnited Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 5 tables, 39 line figures, 21 b&w photos
  • 0415190703
  • 9780415190701

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Richard T. LeGates is Professor of Urban Studies at San Francisco State University. Frederic Stout is Lecturer in Urban Studies at Stanford University.

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'Simply brilliant. An essential reader for anyone.' - Heidi Grainger, Liverpool University

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