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The Resource Cities and society, edited by Nancy Kleniewski

Cities and society, edited by Nancy Kleniewski

Label
Cities and society
Title
Cities and society
Statement of responsibility
edited by Nancy Kleniewski
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
'Cities and Society' brings together 20 of the most important classic and contemporary readings on cities and society. Topics covered include space, housing, globalisation, the economy, and social inequalities
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Kleniewski, Nancy
Series statement
Blackwell readers in sociology
Series volume
13
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sociology, Urban
  • Cities and towns
  • Urban economics
  • Urban policy
  • Globalization
Label
Cities and society, edited by Nancy Kleniewski
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Introduction: contemporary issues in urban sociology -- pt. I: Recent theoretical perspectives on cities and society. The city as a growth machine: toward a political economy of place / Harvey Molotch -- Urban restructuring: a critical view -- John Logan and Todd Swanstrom -- Space and status / Daphne Spain -- Los Angeles and the Chicago School: invitation to a debate / Michael Dear -- Modernity, post-modernity, and urban culture /Mike Savage and Alan Warde Pt II: Globalization and Its Impact on Cities. Overview of global cities / Saskia Sassen -- Rural-urban interface and migration / Alan Gilbert and Josef Gugler -- Community, ethnicity, and urban sociology / Jan Lin -- The new urban reality / Roger Waldinger -- The return of the sweatshop / Edna Bonacich and Richard Appelbaum. Part III: The changing urban economy. Understanding homelessness: from global to local / lJennifer Wolch and Michael Dear -- Markets, decision-makers, and the real estate cycle / Susan S. Fainstein -- Gentrification, cuisine, and the critical infrastructure: power and centrality downtown / Sharon Zukin -- Gazing on history / John Urry -- Neo-Bohemia: art and neighborhood redevelopment in Chicago / Richard Lloyd. Part IV: Urban policy choices. Chaos or community? Directions for public policy / Paul Jargowsky -- The missing link / Douglas Massey and Nancy Denton -- Fortress L.A. / Mike Davis -- Economic inequality and public policy: the power of place / Todd Swanstrom, Peter Dreier and John Mollenkopf -- The challenge of urban sprawl / Thad Williamson, David Imbroscio, and Gar Alperovitz
Control code
l70015785210
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 342 p.
Isbn
9781405102322
Lccn
2004050167
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Cities and society, edited by Nancy Kleniewski
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Introduction: contemporary issues in urban sociology -- pt. I: Recent theoretical perspectives on cities and society. The city as a growth machine: toward a political economy of place / Harvey Molotch -- Urban restructuring: a critical view -- John Logan and Todd Swanstrom -- Space and status / Daphne Spain -- Los Angeles and the Chicago School: invitation to a debate / Michael Dear -- Modernity, post-modernity, and urban culture /Mike Savage and Alan Warde Pt II: Globalization and Its Impact on Cities. Overview of global cities / Saskia Sassen -- Rural-urban interface and migration / Alan Gilbert and Josef Gugler -- Community, ethnicity, and urban sociology / Jan Lin -- The new urban reality / Roger Waldinger -- The return of the sweatshop / Edna Bonacich and Richard Appelbaum. Part III: The changing urban economy. Understanding homelessness: from global to local / lJennifer Wolch and Michael Dear -- Markets, decision-makers, and the real estate cycle / Susan S. Fainstein -- Gentrification, cuisine, and the critical infrastructure: power and centrality downtown / Sharon Zukin -- Gazing on history / John Urry -- Neo-Bohemia: art and neighborhood redevelopment in Chicago / Richard Lloyd. Part IV: Urban policy choices. Chaos or community? Directions for public policy / Paul Jargowsky -- The missing link / Douglas Massey and Nancy Denton -- Fortress L.A. / Mike Davis -- Economic inequality and public policy: the power of place / Todd Swanstrom, Peter Dreier and John Mollenkopf -- The challenge of urban sprawl / Thad Williamson, David Imbroscio, and Gar Alperovitz
Control code
l70015785210
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 342 p.
Isbn
9781405102322
Lccn
2004050167
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.

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