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The New Blackwell Companion to the City free pdf This book considers the state of the city and contemporary urbanisation from a range of intellectual and international perspectives. * The most interdisciplinary collection of its kind * Provides a contemporary update on urban thinking that builds on well established debates in the field * Uses the city to explore economic, social, cultural, environmental and political issues more broadly * Includes contributions from non Western perspectives and cities

About Gary Bridge

Gary Bridge is Professor of Urban Studies at the Schoolfor Policy Studies, University of Bristol. He is the author ofReason in the City of Difference: Pragmatism, CommunicativeAction and Contemporary Urbanism (2005), and co-editor ofGentrification in a Global Context (with Rowland Atkinson,2005), and The Blackwell City Reader, second edition (withSophie Watson, Wiley-Blackwell, 2010) and Mixed Communities:Gentrification by Stealth? (with Tim Butler and Loretta Lees,2012).

Sophie Watson is Professor of Sociology at the OpenUniversity and Co-Director of the Centre for Research onSocio-Cultural Change. She is the author of City Publics: The(dis)enchantments of Urban Encounters (2006), co-author ofSurface City: Sydney at the Millennium (1997), and co-editorof Postmodern Cities and Spaces (1995), MetropolisNow (1994), and The Blackwell City Reader, secondedition (with Gary Bridge, Wiley-Blackwell, 2010), among otherpublications.


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Author : Gary Bridge
Publisher : John Wiley
Data Published : 09 August 2013
ISBN : 1118655303
EAN : 9781118655306
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 784 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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