The City Reader

Written By Richard T. LeGates
The City Reader
  • Publsiher : Routledge
  • Release : 16 July 2015
  • ISBN : 1317606272
  • Pages : 776 pages
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Download or read book entitled The City Reader by author: Richard T. LeGates which was release on 16 July 2015 and published by Routledge with total page 776 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. 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
  • Author : Richard T. LeGates,Frederic Stout
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2015-07-16
  • Total pages : 776
  • ISBN : 1317606272
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Summary : 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 ...

The City Reader

The City Reader
  • Author : Richard T. LeGates,Frederic Stout
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Total pages : 520
  • ISBN : 1317606272
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Summary : 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....

The Mexico City Reader

The Mexico City Reader
  • Author : Ruben Gallo,Lorna Scott Fox
  • Publisher : Americas
  • Release Date : 2004-08-30
  • Total pages : 346
  • ISBN : 1317606272
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Summary : 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 "...

The Blackwell City Reader

The Blackwell City Reader
  • Author : Gary Bridge,Sophie Watson
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2010-03-08
  • Total pages : 451
  • ISBN : 1317606272
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Summary : Updated to reflect the most current thinking on urban studies, this new edition of "The Blackwell City Reader" brings together a wide range of essential readings relating to the analysis and experience of cities across the globe. Selections are carefully gathered from a variety of academic disciplines ranging from architecture, ...

The Mexico City Reader

The Mexico City Reader
  • Author : Ruben Gallo
  • Publisher : Univ of Wisconsin Press
  • Release Date : 2009-09-29
  • Total pages : 366
  • ISBN : 1317606272
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Summary : 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 "...

The Global Cities Reader

The Global Cities Reader
  • Author : Neil Brenner,Roger Keil
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Total pages : 436
  • ISBN : 1317606272
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Summary : Since the mid-1990s, research on global cities has exploded throughout the social sciences. It has now become one of the most exciting, if controversial, approaches to the study of urban life today....

The Globalizing Cities Reader

The Globalizing Cities Reader
  • Author : Xuefei Ren,Roger Keil
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-10-12
  • Total pages : 482
  • ISBN : 1317606272
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Summary : The newly revised Globalizing Cities Reader reflects how the geographies of theory have recently shifted away from the western vantage points from which much of the classic work in this field was developed. The expanded volume continues to make available many of the original and foundational works that underpin the ...

Theorizing the City

Theorizing the City
  • Author : Setha M. Low
  • Publisher : Rutgers University Press
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Total pages : 433
  • ISBN : 1317606272
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Summary : 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 ...

Cities

Cities
  • Author : John Reader
  • Publisher : William Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Total pages : 358
  • ISBN : 1317606272
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Summary : 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, ...

Understanding the City

Understanding the City
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 1317606272
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Summary : 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
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 1317606272
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Summary : 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....

The Reader s Digest

The Reader s Digest
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 1317606272
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Summary : Read online The Reader s Digest written by , published by which was released on 2006. Download full The Reader s Digest Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

A House in the City

A House in the City
  • Author : W. J. Reader,William Joseph Reader
  • Publisher : B. T. Batsford Limited
  • Release Date : 1979
  • Total pages : 198
  • ISBN : 1317606272
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Summary : Read online A House in the City written by W. J. Reader,William Joseph Reader, published by B. T. Batsford Limited which was released on 1979. Download full A House in the City Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

From the City to Fleet Street

From the City to Fleet Street
  • Author : Joseph Hall Richardson
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1927
  • Total pages : 302
  • ISBN : 1317606272
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Summary : Read online From the City to Fleet Street written by Joseph Hall Richardson, published by which was released on 1927. Download full From the City to Fleet Street Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

The Australian City Reader

The Australian City Reader
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1978
  • Total pages : 116
  • ISBN : 1317606272
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Summary : Read online The Australian City Reader written by , published by which was released on 1978. Download full The Australian City Reader Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....