Urban Geography

A Critical Introduction
Product Number: EB00607364
Released: May 01, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781118608500
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Description

Urban Geography a comprehensive introduction to a variety of issues relating to contemporary urban geography, including patterns and processes of urbanization, urban development, urban planning, and life experiences in modern cities. -Reveals both the diversity of ordinary urban geographies and the networks, flows and relations which increasingly connect cities and urban spaces at the global scale -Uses the city as a lens for proposing and developing critical concepts which show how wider social processes, relations, and power structures are changing -Considers the experiences, lives, practices, struggles, and words of ordinary urban residents and marginalized social groups rather than exclusively those of urban elites -Shows readers how to develop critical perspectives on dominant neoliberal representations of the city and explore the great diversity of urban worlds

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Original Publish Date: Mar 05, 2015

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