Cities and Urban Cultures / Edition 1

Paperback (Print)
Buy New
Buy New from BN.com
$31.05
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $5.20
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 87%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (13) from $5.20   
  • New (3) from $28.88   
  • Used (10) from $5.20   

Overview

Designed as a text for undergraduate courses in cultural studies, sociology and wider social science, this book traces the development of urban environments from the nineteenth century to the present, and illuminates the nature of urban life.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780335208449
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 4/1/2003
  • Series: Issues in Cultural and Media Studies
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 6.70 (w) x 8.80 (h) x 0.47 (d)

Meet the Author

Deborah Stevenson has a PhD in Sociology and is currently Deputy Director of the Cultural Industries and Practices Research Centre at the University of Newcastle, Australia. Her books include Art and Orgnisation: Making Australian Cultural Policy (2000), Agendas in Place: Cultural Planning for Cities and Regions (1998), and Planning the 'Creative City' (forthcoming 2003)

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Series editor's foreword
Acknowledgements
Preface city cultures
Landscapes of shadow and smog the emergence of the industrial city
Cities of difference inequality, marginalisation and fear
Meaning and memory reading the urban text
Designing the urban from the /f003city beautiful /f001to the 'end' of Modernism
The city as spectacle culture and the reimaging of cities
Imagining the city movies, maps and cyberspace
Conclusion beyond urbanism?
Glossary
References
Index.

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)