Urban Sociology, Capitalism and Modernity

Urban Sociology, Capitalism and Modernity

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The long-awaited second edition of this highly successful text on urban sociology retains the distinctive character and focus of the original, while taking fully into account recent theoretical debates and new empirical research. Expanded and thoroughly revised throughout, it incorporates the substantial new literature on urban inequality, urban culture, urban politics and globalization. It thus offers a comprehensive and up-to-the-minute account of its subject, ideal for study purposes at undergraduate level and beyond.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 242 pages
  • 138 x 212 x 16mm | 294.83g
  • Basingstoke, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd ed. 2002
  • XI, 242 p.
  • 0333971604
  • 9780333971604
  • 563,803

Table of contents

Introduction.- The Roots of Urban Sociology.- Cities and Uneven Development.- Inequality and Social Organisation in the City.- Perspectives on Urban Culture.- Urban Culture and the Regeneration of Urban Meaning.- Urban Politics.- Conclusion.
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About Mike Savage

MIKE SAVAGE is Professor and Head of Department in the Department of Sociology at University of Manchester. His most recent book is Social Change and Class Cultures in Contemporary Britain (Open University Press).

ALAN WARDE is Professor of Sociology and Director of the Centre for Research in Innovation and Competition at the University of Manchester. His many books include Eating Out: Social Diffentiation, Consumption and Pleasure with L Martens, Consumption Food and Taste: Culinary Antimonies and Commodity Culture, and Contemporary British Society (third edition) with Nicholas Abercrombie et al.

KEVIN WARD is Lecturer in the School of Geography at the University of Manchester.
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