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Urban Social Geography: An Introduction
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URBAN SOCIAL GEOGRAPHY: AN INTRODUCTION

PAPERBACK BY KNOX, PAUL; PINCH, STEVEN

£38.99

ISBN
9780273717638
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EDITION
6TH EDITION
PUBLISHER
TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD
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FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
392 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
26 NOV 2009

DESCRIPTION

The 6th edition of this highly respected text builds upon the successful structure, engaging writing style and clear presentation of previous editions. Examining urban social geography from a theoretical and historical perspective, it also explores how it has developed into the modern day. Taking account of recent critical work, whilst simultaneously presenting well established approaches to the subject, it ensures students are well-informed about all the issues. The result is a topical book that is clear and accessible for students

CONTENTS

Table of Contents 1. Social Geography and The Sociospatial Dialectic2. The Changing Economic Context of City Life 3. The Cultures of Cities 4. Patterns of Sociospatial Differentiation5. Spatial and Institutional Frameworks: Citizens, The State, And Civil Society 6. Structures of Building Provision And The Social Production Of The Urban Environment7. The Social Dimensions of Modern Urbanism 8. Segregation and Congregation9. Neighbourhood, Community, and The Social Construction Of Place10. Environment and Behaviour in Urban Settings11. Bodies, Sexuality and The City12. Residential Mobility and Neighbourhood Change13. Urban Change and Conflict14. Whither Urban Social Geography?: Recent Developments