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Readings in Urban Theory, 2nd Edition

 
 
 
 
Readings in Urban Theory, 2nd Edition
Author: Robert Fishman - Saskia Sassen - Mia Gray - Aaron
ISBN 13: 9780631223450
ISBN 10: 631223452
Edition: 2nd
Publisher: Blackwell Publishers, Inc.
Publication Date: 2002-02-11
Format: Paperback
Pages: 432
List Price: $68.95
 
 

This collection of readings examines the interaction of economy, culture, politics, policy and space within the United States and the United Kingdom. For the second edition, more than half of the readings are new and the introduction and section prefaces have been revised. A section on the city and "the new urbanism" has been added, and there is increased emphasis on design, tourism, sustainability and culture.


  • Examines the interaction of economy, culture, politics, policy and space within the United States and the United Kingdom.
  • Brings together in one place unabridged selections from recent works by authors who have dramatically transformed the field of urban theory.
  • More than half of the readings are new and the introduction and section prefaces have been revised.
  • A section on the city and "the new urbanism" has been added, and there is increased emphasis on design, tourism, sustainability and culture.