Readings in Urban Theory / Edition 2

Readings in Urban Theory / Edition 2

by Susan S. Fainstein
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0631223452

ISBN-13: 9780631223450

Pub. Date: 02/28/2002

Publisher: Wiley

This collection of readings examines the interaction of economy, culture, politics, policy and space within the United States and the United Kingdom. For the second edition, more than half of the readings are new and the introduction and section prefaces have been revised. A section on the city and "the new urbanism" has been added, and there is increased emphasis on

Overview

This collection of readings examines the interaction of economy, culture, politics, policy and space within the United States and the United Kingdom. For the second edition, more than half of the readings are new and the introduction and section prefaces have been revised. A section on the city and "the new urbanism" has been added, and there is increased emphasis on design, tourism, sustainability and culture.

  • Examines the interaction of economy, culture, politics, policy and space within the United States and the United Kingdom.
  • Brings together in one place unabridged selections from recent works by authors who have dramatically transformed the field of urban theory.
  • More than half of the readings are new and the introduction and section prefaces have been revised.
  • A section on the city and "the new urbanism" has been added, and there is increased emphasis on design, tourism, sustainability and culture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631223450
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/28/2002
Edition description:
2ND, REVISED
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.20(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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