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The City Reader

The City Reader Book
Author : Richard T. LeGates,Frederic Stout
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2015-07-16
ISBN : 1317606272
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The sixth edition of the highly successful The City Reader juxtaposes the very best classic and contemporary writings on the city to provide the comprehensive mapping of the terrain of Urban Studies and Planning old and new. The City Reader is the anchor volume in the Routledge Urban Reader Series and is now integrated with all ten other titles in the series. This edition has been extensively updated and expanded to reflect the latest thinking in each of the disciplinary areas included and in topical areas such as compact cities, urban history, place making, sustainable urban development, globalization, cities and climate change, the world city network, the impact of technology on cities, resilient cities, cities in Africa and the Middle East, and urban theory. The new edition places greater emphasis on cities in the developing world, globalization and the global city system of the future. The plate sections have been revised and updated. Sixty generous selections are included: forty-four from the fifth edition, and sixteen new selections, including three newly written exclusively for The City Reader. The sixth edition keeps classic writings by authors such as Ebenezer Howard, Ernest W. Burgess, LeCorbusier, Lewis Mumford, Jane Jacobs, and Louis Wirth, as well as the best contemporary writings of, among others, Peter Hall, Manuel Castells, David Harvey, Saskia Sassen, and Kenneth Jackson. In addition to newly commissioned selections by Yasser Elshestawy, Peter Taylor, and Lawrence Vale, new selections in the sixth edition include writings by Aristotle, Peter Calthorpe, Alberto Camarillo, Filip DeBoech, Edward Glaeser, David Owen, Henri Pirenne, The Project for Public Spaces, Jonas Rabinovich and Joseph Lietman, Doug Saunders, and Bish Sanyal. The anthology features general and section introductions as well as individual introductions to the selected articles introducing the authors, providing context, relating the selection to other selection, and providing a bibliography for further study. The sixth edition includes fifty plates in four plate sections, substantially revised from the fifth edition.

The City Reader

The City Reader Book
Author : Richard T. LeGates,Frederic Stout
Publisher : Psychology Press
Release : 2003
ISBN : 9780415271738
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This third edition juxtaposes the very best publications on the city. It reflects the latest thinking on globalization, information technology and urban theory. It is a comprehensive mapping of the terrain of urban studies: old and new.

Cities

Cities Book
Author : John Reader
Publisher : William Heinemann
Release : 2004
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book explores the city's raisons d'etre, functions and forms, its achievements and problems, from fortifications to sewers, factories to markets, theatres and bars. John Reader's history of Africa was praised by the Sunday Times for 'masterfully [ranging] across time and space, making extraordinary and thought-provoking connections'. His new book, an exploration of the nature of the city and of city- life will draw on the same skills, both as a researcher and writer. From the ruins of the earliest cities to the present, Reader will explore how cities develop and thrive, how they can decline and die, how they remake themselves. He will investigate their parasitic relationship with the country around them, the webs of trade and immigration they inhabit, how they feed and water themselves and dispose of their wastes, focusing as much on Baron Haussman's creation of the Paris sewers as of his plans for the grands boulevards, on prostitution as on government, on human lives as on architecture, on markets as on cathedrals, in a sweeping exploration of what the city is and has been, fit to stand alongside Lewis Mumford's 1962 classic THE CITY IN HISTORY.

The Mexico City Reader

The Mexico City Reader Book
Author : Ruben Gallo,Lorna Scott Fox
Publisher : Americas
Release : 2004-08-30
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Mexico City is one of Latin America’s cultural capitals, and one of the most vibrant urban spaces in the world. The Mexico City Reader is an anthology of "Cronicas"—short, hybrid texts that are part literary essay, part urban reportage—about life in the capital. This is not the "City of Palaces" of yesteryear, but the vibrant, chaotic, anarchic urban space of the1980s and 1990s—the city of garbage mafias, necrophiliac artists, and kitschy millionaires. Like the visitor wandering through the city streets, the reader will be constantly surprised by the visions encountered in this mosaic of writings—a textual space brimming with life and crowded with flâneurs, flirtatious students, Indian dancers, food vendors, fortune tellers, political activists, and peasant protesters. The essays included in this anthology were written by a panoply of writers, from well-known authors like Carlos Monsiváis and Jorge Ibagüengoitia to younger figures like Fabrizio Mejía Madrid and Juieta García González, all of whom are experienced practitioners of the city. The texts collected in this anthology are among the most striking examples of this concomitant "theory and practice" of Mexico City, that most delirious of megalopolises. “[An] exciting literary journey . . .”—Carolyn Malloy, Multicultural Review

Theorizing the City

Theorizing the City Book
Author : Setha M. Low
Publisher : Rutgers University Press
Release : 1999
ISBN : 9780813527208
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Anthropological perspectives are not often represented in urban studies, even though many anthropologists have been contributing actively to theory and research on urban poverty, racism, globalization, and architecture. The New Urban Anthropology Reader corrects this omission by presenting 12 cross-cultural case studies focusing on the analysis of space and place. Five images of the city--the divided city, the contested city, the global city, the modernist city, and the postmodern city--serve as the framework for the selected essays. These images highlight current research trends in urban anthropology, such as poststructural studies of race, class, and gender in the urban context; political economic studies of transnational culture; and studies of the symbolic and social production of urban space and planning. Selected Chapters: Theorizing the City: An Introduction by Setha M. Low Part I. The Divided City The Changing Significance of Race and Class in an African American Community, Steven Gregory Fortified Enclaves: The New Urban Segregation by Teresa P. R. Caldeira Part II. The Contested City Spatializing Culture: The Social Production and Social Construction of Public Space in Costa Rica, Setha M. Low Part III. The Global City Wholesale Sushi: Culture and Commodity in Tokyo's Tsukiki Market, Ted Bestor Part IV. The Modernist City The Modernist City and the Death of the Street by James Holston Part V. The Postmodern City Spatial Discourse and Social Boundaries: Re-imagining the Toronto Waterfront by Matthew Cooper

The European Cities and Technology Reader

The European Cities and Technology Reader Book
Author : Colin Chant,David C. Goodman
Publisher : Psychology Press
Release : 1999
ISBN : 9780415200820
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The European Cities and Technology Reader is divided into three main sections presenting key readings on: Cities of the Industrial Revolution (to 1870), European Cities since 1870 and the Urban Technology Transfer.

Reports of City Officers of the City of Newark N J

Reports of City Officers of the City of Newark  N J      Book
Author : Newark (N.J.)
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1909
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Reader s Digest

The Reader s Digest Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1957
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A Companion to the City

A Companion to the City Book
Author : Gary Bridge,Sophie Watson
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2008-04-15
ISBN : 0470692693
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A Companion to the City provides the reader with an indispensable and authoritative overview of the key debates, controversies, and questions concerning the city from a variety of theoretical vantage points with an international perspective. Indispensable companion for students of the City. Multidisciplinary approach of interest across several fields. Includes contributions from major scholars in the field.

Understanding the City

Understanding the City Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2001
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Produced for unit SRS341 (Architectural studies 3, the city A) offered by the Faculty of Science and Technology's School of Architecture and Building in Deakin University's Open Campus Program.

Making the City

Making the City Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1996
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Produced for undergraduate unit SRS342 (Architectural studies 3: the city B) offered by the Faculty of Science and Technology's School of Architecture and Building in Deakin University's Open Campus Program.

Reading for Living Series Our happy ways 1st reader

Reading for Living Series  Our happy ways  1st reader  Book
Author : William Henry Burton
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1950
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Reader s Adviser

The Reader s Adviser Book
Author : Winifred F. Courtney
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1968
ISBN : 9780835202268
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Courses of Study for the Public Schools of the City and County of San Francisco Calif 1900

Courses of Study for the Public Schools of the City and County of San Francisco  Calif  1900 Book
Author : San Francisco (Calif.). Board of Education
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1900
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Utne Reader

The Utne Reader Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1999
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Instant City

Instant City Book
Author : Nicolette Mastrangelo
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2010
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Helicon Nine Reader

The Helicon Nine Reader Book
Author : Gloria Vando Hickok
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1990
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Galaxy Reader

Galaxy Reader Book
Author : Horace Leonard Gold
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1969
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Galaxy Reader book written by Horace Leonard Gold, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

City Officers and the Annual Reports to the City Council for the Year

City Officers and the Annual Reports to the City Council for the Year     Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1834
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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