Key Concepts in Urban Geography

Key Concepts in Urban Geography

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by Alan Latham, Derek McCormack, Kim McNamara, Donald McNeill
     
 

Key Concepts in Urban Geography is a new kind of textbook that forms part of an innovative set of companion texts for the human geography sub-disciplines. Organized around 20 short essays, Key Concepts in Urban Geography provides a cutting edge introduction to the central concepts that define contemporary research in urban geography.See more details below

Overview

Key Concepts in Urban Geography is a new kind of textbook that forms part of an innovative set of companion texts for the human geography sub-disciplines. Organized around 20 short essays, Key Concepts in Urban Geography provides a cutting edge introduction to the central concepts that define contemporary research in urban geography.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412930413
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
01/14/2009
Series:
Key Concepts in Human Geography Series
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
I Location and movement
1.1 Centrality
1.2 Mobility
1.3 Global Cities
1.4 Transnational urbanism
II Constructions
2.1 Nature
2.2 Materiality
2.3 Infrastructure
2.4 Architecture
III Envisioning and experience
3.1 Diagram
3.2 Photography
3.3 Body
3.4 Virtuality
3.5 Surveillance
IV Social and Political Spaces
4.1 Segregation
4.2 Urban politics
4.3 Community
V Sites and practices
5.1 Consumption
5.2 Media
5.3 Public space
5.4 Commemoration

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