Unsettling Cities: Movement - Settlement

Unsettling Cities: Movement - Settlement

by John Allen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415200717

ISBN-13: 9780415200714

Pub. Date: 02/28/2000

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This text examines the global nature of cities - cities whose openness has shaped their dynamism and character.
It explores cities as sites of movement, migration and settlement where different peoples, cultures and environments combine. Unsettling Cities explores the mix of proximity and difference that exists in the rich and diverse texture of city life

Overview

This text examines the global nature of cities - cities whose openness has shaped their dynamism and character.
It explores cities as sites of movement, migration and settlement where different peoples, cultures and environments combine. Unsettling Cities explores the mix of proximity and difference that exists in the rich and diverse texture of city life. The contributors reveal the association between the changing fortunes of cities and the power and influence of global networks.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415200714
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/28/2000
Series:
Understanding Cities Series
Pages:
386
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1. Cities of Connection and Disconnection-Ash Amin and Steve Graham

2. Moving Cities-Kerry Hamilton and Susan Hoyle

3. City Life and Difference-Linda McDowell

4. Cities and Natures-Steve Hinchliffe

5. Cities of Power and Influence-John Allen

6. Cities of Neo-liberalism-Michael Pryke

7. Cities and Economic Change-Nigel Thrift

8. On Openess and the City-John Allen, Doreen Massey and Michael Pryke

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