Urban Geography in America, 1950-2000: Paradigms and Personalities

Urban Geography in America, 1950-2000: Paradigms and Personalities

by Brian J.L Berry
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415951909

ISBN-13: 9780415951906

Pub. Date: 04/28/2005

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.  See more details below

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First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415951906
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/28/2005
Pages:
404
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1Urban geography in the United States : my experience of the formative years3
2Harris and Ullman's "the nature of cities" : the paper's historical context and its impact on further research19
3Diffusion of urban models : a case study29
4Some thoughts on the development of urban geography in the United States during the 1950s and 1960s49
5Geography's quantitative revolution : initial conditions, 1954-1960 : a personal memoir63
6Yesterday as tomorrow's song : the contribution of the 1960s "Chicago school" to urban geography73
7The quantitative revolution in urban geography93
8Pacific views of urban geography in the 1960s105
9Assessing the role of spatial analysis in urban geography in the 1960s117
10A decade of methodological and philosophical exploration131
11A personal history139
12Competing visions of the city145
13The comparative metropolitan analysis project157
14Emerging political paradigms171
15Introduction - the sea change of the 1980s : urban geography as if people and places matter183
16Urban geography in transition : a Canadian perspective on the 1980s and beyond191
17The challenges of research on the global network of cities217
18Quality-of-life research in urban geography233
19Coming of age : urban geography in the 1980s265
20Commentary : the antiurban angst of urban geography in the 1980s279
21Introduction : the power of culture and the culture of power in urban geography in the 1990s287
22The weight of tradition, the springboard of tradition : let's move beyond the 1990s293
23The 1990s show : culture leaves the farm and hits the streets311
24The Los Angeles school of urbanism : an intellectual history327
25Unbounding critical geographic research on cities : the 1990s and beyond349

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