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Cities, Change, and Conflict: A Political Economy of Urban Life

 
 
 
 
Cities, Change, and Conflict: A Political Economy of Urban Life
Author: Nancy Kleniewski
ISBN 13: 9780495003700
ISBN 10: 495003700
Edition: 3
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
Publication Date: 2005-09-02
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 420
List Price: $178.95
 
 

Kleniewski (Bridgewater State College) emphasizes the political economy paradigm, integrating theory, research, and policy implications throughout this introductory text. While emphasizing sociological studies, she takes an interdisciplinary approach to urban issues. This third edition offers new and updated information on urban neighborhoods, local government and finances, the global sex industry, and cities and the creative class. Also new is an introduction to the concepts of economic, cultural, and social capital. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR