Key Concepts in Urban Studies / Edition 1

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Overview

The SAGE Key Concepts series provides students with accessible and authoritative knowledge of the essential topics in a variety of disciplines. Cross-referenced throughout, the format encourages critical evaluation through understanding.

Written by experienced and respected academics, the books are indispensable study aids and guides to comprehension.

Key Concepts in Urban Studies:

• Clearly and concisely explains the basic ideas in the interdisciplinary field of urban studies

• Offers concise discussions of concepts ranging from community, neighbourhood, and the city to globalization, the New Urbanism, feminine space, and urban problems

• Constitutes a re-examination of the key ideas in the field

• Is illustrated throughout with international examples

• Provides an essential reference guide for all students and teachers across the urban disciplines within sociology, political science, planning and geography.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761940982
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 2/28/2005
  • Series: SAGE Key Concepts Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 200
  • Sales rank: 1,064,418
  • Lexile: 1380L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 5.80 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

The Chicago School
The City
Community
Counties, Places, Metropolitan Statistical Area's and Other Census Definitions
De-territorialization and Re-territorialization
Education and Reproduction of Labor
Environmental Concerns
Feminine Space
Fiscal Crisis
Gentrification
Ghetto and Racial Segregation
Global Cities
Globalization
Homelessness
Housing
Immigration and Migration
Inequality and Poverty
The Informal Economy
Masculine Space
Models of Urban Growth
Multi-Centered Metropolitan Region
Neighborhood
New Urbanism
Nightlife and Urban Nightscapes
Overurbanization: The Primate City
Pedestrian and Automobile
Planning - Cities, Suburbs, Metropolitan Regions
Postmodern and Modern Urbanism
Preservation
Real Estate
Slums and Shanty Towns
Socio-spatial Approach
Sprawl
Suburb and Suburbanization
Sustainable Urbanization
Uneven Development / Boom and Bust Cycles
Urban and Suburban Social Movements
Urban Politics and Suburban Politics
Urban Violence and Crime
Urbanization and Urbanism

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