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Readings in Urban Theory

edited by Susan S. Fainstein and Scott Campbell
Format
Book
Published
Oxford, UK ; Malden, MA : Blackwell Publishers, 2002.
Edition
2nd ed
Language
English
ISBN
0631223444 (hbk : acid-free paper), 9780631223443 (hbk : acid-free paper), 0631223452 (pbk : acid-free paper), 9780631223450 (pbk : acid-free paper)
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Contents
  • Introduction : Theories of urban development and their implications for policy and planning / Susan S. Fainstein and Scott Campbell
  • Part I. The changing urban and regional system : Introduction
  • 1. Bourgeois utopias: visions of suburbia / Robert Fishman
  • 2. Cities in a world economy / Saskia Sassen
  • 3. New industrial cities? the four faces of Silicon Valley / Mia Gray, Elyse Golob, Ann Markusen, and Sam Ock Park
  • 4. Virtual ecology: a brief environmental history of Silicon Valley / Aaron W. Sachs
  • 5. Regulation theory, post-Fordism and urban politics / Joe Painter
  • 6. The changing world economy and urban restructuring / Susan S. Fainstein.
  • Part II: Race and inequality : Introduction
  • 7. From the metropolis to globalization: the dialectics of race and urban form / William W. Goldsmith
  • 8. Poverty, social rights, and the quality of citizenship / Roger Lawson and William Julius Wilson
  • 9. Race, class, and segregation: discourses about African Americans / Norman Fainstein.
  • Part III: Redevelopment and urban transformation : Introduction
  • 10. The city as a growth machine / John R. Logan and Harvey L. Molotch
  • 11. Partnership and the pursuit of the private city / Gregory D. Squires
  • 12. Gentrification, the frontier, and the restructuring of urban space / Neil Smith
  • 13. Promoting tourism in US cities / Dennis R. Judd.
  • Part IV: Culture, design, and urban form : Introduction
  • 14. Fantasy city: pleasure and profit in the postmodern metropolis / John Hannigan
  • 15. Whose culture? Whose city? / Sharon Zukin
  • 16. See you in Disneyland / Michael Sorkin
  • 17. The new urbanism / Douglas Kelbaugh
  • 18. Urban or suburban? / Carol Burns, Robert Campbell, Andres Duany, Jerold Kayden and Alex Krieger
  • 19. Social justice, postmodernism, and the city / David Harvey.
Description
xi, 417 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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