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Imagining cities, scripts, signs, memory, edited by Sallie Westwood and John Williams

Summary
This book brings together some of the most recent and exciting work from within sociology and cultural studies. It examines urban theory, ethnic diversity and the politics of difference, nostalgia and memory and the image of the city
Table Of Contents
Book Cover; Title; Contents; Figures; List of contributors; Acknowledgements; IMAGINING CITIES; SIX DISCOURSES ON THE POSTMETROPOLIS; IMAGINING THE REAL-TIME CITY: TELECOMMUNICATIONS, URBAN PARADIGMS AND THE FUTURE OF CITIES; CHAOTIC PLACES OR COMPLEX PLACES? CITIES IN A POST-INDUSTRIAL ERA; OUT OF THE MELTING POT INTO THE FIRE NEXT TIME: IMAGINING THE EAST END AS CITY, BODY, TEXT; WHITE GOVERNMENTALITY: URBANISM, NATIONALISM, RACISM; MIGRANT SPACES AND SETTLERS' TIME: FORMING AND DE-FORMING AN INNER CITY; LOOKING BACKWARD, NOSTALGIA AND THE CITY; AUTHENTICITY AND SUBURBIA
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Note
Developed from the 1995 British sociological conference Contested Cities
Physical Description
1 online resource (304 p.)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781134761425

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