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Readings in Urban Theory / Edition 3

Readings in Urban Theory / Edition 3

by Susan S. Fainstein
     
 

ISBN-10: 1444330810

ISBN-13: 9781444330816

Pub. Date: 03/22/2011

Publisher: Wiley

Updated with a majority of new readings, the Third Edition of Readings in Urban Theory expands its focus to present the most recent developments in urban and regional theories and policies in a globalized world.

  • Around 75% of the readings included are new for the third edition
  • Unifies readings by an orientation toward political economy

Overview

Updated with a majority of new readings, the Third Edition of Readings in Urban Theory expands its focus to present the most recent developments in urban and regional theories and policies in a globalized world.

  • Around 75% of the readings included are new for the third edition
  • Unifies readings by an orientation toward political economy and normative themes of social justice
  • Expands the focus on international planning, including globalization and theories of development
  • Addresses the full range of core urban theory so as to remain the primary text in courses

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781444330816
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/22/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
516
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures.

List of Tables.

Acknowledgments.

Introduction: Theories of Urban Development and Their Implications for Policy Planning.

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, Sam Ock Park.

4. Virtual Ecology: A Brief Environmental History of Silicon Valley: Aaron 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.

Index.

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