Urban Fortunes: The Political Economy of Place / Edition 2

Urban Fortunes: The Political Economy of Place / Edition 2

ISBN-10:
0520254287
ISBN-13:
9780520254282
Pub. Date:
08/28/2007
Publisher:
University of California Press
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Overview

Urban Fortunes: The Political Economy of Place / Edition 2


This sociological classic is updated with a new preface by the authors looking at developments in the study of urban planning during the twenty-year life of this influential work.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780520254282
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 08/28/2007
Edition description: 20th Anniversary Edition, With a New Preface
Pages: 413
Sales rank: 1,121,270
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.70(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

1. The Social Construction of Cities

2. Places as Commodities

3. The City as a Growth Machine

4. Homes: Exchange and Sentiment in the Neighborhood

5. How Government Matters

6. Overcoming Resistance to Value-free Development

7. The Dependent Future

References

Name Index

Subject Index

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