Urban Theory : A Critical Assessment 2nd Edition

2,550.00

  • Author: John Rennie Short
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • ISBN-13: 9781137604729
  • Pages: 296
  • Binding: Hard Binding
  • Year of Pub / Reprint Year: 2016

Description

About The Book

This wide-ranging and state-of-the-art new edition reviews the classic contributions to understanding modern and post-modern cities, and is comprehensively updated to take account of the issues and concepts at stake in 21st century urban theory

Table OF Contents

Introduction

PART I: THEORIZING THE CITY IN TIME

1. Theorizing the Premodern City

2. Theorizing the Modern City

3. Theorizing the Postmodern City

PART II: THEORIZING THE CITY IN SPACE

The City as Network

5. The Economic City

6. The City of Difference

7. The Political City

8. The Everyday City

9. The City and Nature

10. Urban Imaginaries

11. Marketing the City

12. The Future of Urban Theory: Directions and Intersections

About the Author

John Rennie Short is Professor of Public Policy at the University of Maryland Baltimore County,

USA.