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A Companion to the City

Sophie Watson (Hrsg.), Gary Bridge (Hrsg.)

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Naturwissenschaften, Medizin, Informatik, Technik / Geografie

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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.

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Stephen Royle, Queen's University Belfast
"...covers everything from the role of dance in shaping cities torace and class in South Africa to the application of militarytechniques to city planning." (The Observer, 19 June 2011) "Gary Bridge and Sophie Watson's Companion to the City isa wonderful compendium of some of the best writing on cities andurbanism. It covers a wide range of approaches encompassing thecity in literature, planning, representations of the city, policyand analysis. It truly is a 'companion' and like all goodcompanions has always something relevant to say whatever thereader's mood or whatever s/he is searching for." ProfessorElizabeth Wilson, previously of University of North London "This is a first-class read, useful for architects and plannersas well as for students of the city. A state-of-the-art book."Richard Sennett, London School of Economics and PoliticalScience "This is a substantial, well illustrated volume in five parts[...] The editors have certainly succeeded in their aim to 'createa multidiscplinary approach to cities' in compiling their'companion'." Stephen Royle, Queen's University Belfast"Gary Bridge and Sophie Watson's Companion to the City is awonderful compendium of some of the best writing on cities andurbanism. It covers a wide range of approaches encompassing thecity in literature, planning, representations of the city, policyand analysis. It truly is a 'companion' and like all goodcompanions has always something relevant to say whatever thereader's mood or whatever s/he is searching for." ProfessorElizabeth Wilson, previously of University of North London <!--end--> "This is a first-class read, useful for architects and plannersas well as for students of the city. A state-of-the-art book."Richard Sennett, London School of Economics and PoliticalScience "This is a substantial, well illustrated volume in five parts[...] The editors have certainly succeeded in their aim to 'createa multidiscplinary approach to cities' in compiling their'companion'."
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Soziologie, Introductory Human Geography, Geography, Stadtsoziologie, Geographie, Sociology, Allg. Anthropogeographie, Urban Sociology