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Unsettling cities / edited by John Allen, Doreen Massey & Michael Pryke.

Contributor(s): Allen, John | Massey, Doreen B | Pryke, Michael.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: London ; New York : Routledge, 1999Description: ix, 354 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780415200721 (pbk.); 0415200725 (pbk.); 0415200717 (hbk.).Subject(s): Cities and towns -- Growth | City and town life | Social change | Rural-urban migration | Urban policyDDC classification: 307.76 ALL.E
Contents:
Introduction / John Allen, Doreen Massey and Michael Pryke -- Ch. 1. Cities of connection and disconnection / Ash Amin and Stephen Graham -- Ch. 2. Moving cities: transport connections / Kerry Hamilton and Susan Hoyle -- Ch. 3. City life and difference: negotiating diversity / Linda McDowell -- Ch. 4. Cities and natures: intimate strangers / Steve Hinchliffe -- Ch. 5. Cities of power and influence: settled formations / John Allen -- Ch. 6. City rhythms: neo-liberalism and the developing world / Michael Pryke -- Ch. 7. Cities and economic change: global governance? / Nigel Thrift -- Ch. 8. On the openness of cities / Michael Pryke.
Summary: This text explores the mix of proximity and difference that exists in the rich and diverse texture of city life and reveals the association between the changing fortunes of cities and the power and influence of global networks.
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307.76 ALL.E 013032 (Browse shelf) Checked out 07/10/2019 013032

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction / John Allen, Doreen Massey and Michael Pryke --
Ch. 1. Cities of connection and disconnection / Ash Amin and Stephen Graham --
Ch. 2. Moving cities: transport connections / Kerry Hamilton and Susan Hoyle --
Ch. 3. City life and difference: negotiating diversity / Linda McDowell --
Ch. 4. Cities and natures: intimate strangers / Steve Hinchliffe --
Ch. 5. Cities of power and influence: settled formations / John Allen --
Ch. 6. City rhythms: neo-liberalism and the developing world / Michael Pryke --
Ch. 7. Cities and economic change: global governance? / Nigel Thrift --
Ch. 8. On the openness of cities / Michael Pryke.

This text explores the mix of proximity and difference that exists in the rich and diverse texture of city life and reveals the association between the changing fortunes of cities and the power and influence of global networks.

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