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Cities in Transformation: Class, Capital, and the State
     

Cities in Transformation: Class, Capital, and the State

by SAGE Publications
 

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The aim of this volume is to link the study of 'the urban question' to new developments in general social theory. Urban studies, as an interdisciplinary science, must take account of political science, history, sociology, economics, planning, and policy analysis in order to broaden its application. To do this the authors advance the debate on the scope and limit of

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The aim of this volume is to link the study of 'the urban question' to new developments in general social theory. Urban studies, as an interdisciplinary science, must take account of political science, history, sociology, economics, planning, and policy analysis in order to broaden its application. To do this the authors advance the debate on the scope and limit of individual and local action within the structure of advanced urban concentration. They explore the analytical advantages and disadvantages of focusing on the system-level dynamics of economic, political, and social structures.

'This excellent anthology brings us up to date on theoretical developments and empirical research within the framework of left urban polit

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ISBN-13:
9780803920668
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
02/29/2000
Series:
Urban Affairs Annual Reviews Series , #26
Pages:
260

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