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The Transformation of Cities: Urban Theory and Urban Life

The Transformation of Cities: Urban Theory and Urban Life

by David C. Thorns


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ISBN-13: 9780333745977
Publisher: Macmillan Education UK
Publication date: 10/04/2002
Edition description: 2002
Pages: 258
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

DAVID C. THORNS is Professor of Sociology at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand. He is the author of many books, including Fragmenting Societies? A Comparative Analysis of Regional and Urban Development (Routledge 1992).

Table of Contents

Introduction.- Industrial-Modern City.- Demographic Change and the City.- Global Cities.- Everyday Life in the City.- Consumption and Urban Culture.- Urban Social Inequality and Exclusion.- Planning and the Urban Environment.- The Sustainable City.- Reflections.

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...a pleasure to get the chance to read this. It will certainly be used in my own teaching.' - Stephen A. Royle, Queen's University Belfast, Geography

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