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Key thinkers on cities / edited by Regan Koch, Alan Latham.

Contributor(s): Latham, Alan [editor.] | Koch, Regan [editor.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Thousand Oaks, CA : SAGE Inc, 2017Publisher: ©2017Edition: 1st edition.Description: xiii, 262 pages ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781473907751 (pbk.); 9781473907744 (hbk.).Subject(s): Metropolitan areas | Sociology, Urban | City and town lifeDDC classification: 307.764 KOC
Contents:
Introduction: How to think about cities -- Regan Koch and Alan Latham 01 Janet Abu-Lughod -- Joseph Heathcott 02 Ash Amin -- Junjia Ye 03 Elijah Anderson -- Michael DeLand 04 Michael Batty -- Helen Couclelis 05 Brian Berry -- Elvin Wyly 06 M. Christine Boyer -- Agustín Cócola Gant 07 Neil Brenner -- Tauri Tuvikene 08 Teresa Caldiera -- Sonia Roitman 09 Manuel Castells -- Phil Hubbard 10 Jason Corburn -- Andrew Barnfield 11 Mike Davis -- Melanie Lombard 12 Bent Flyvbjerg -- Martijn Duineveld, Kristof Van Assche and Raoul Beunen 13 Matthew Gandy -- Andrew Karvonen 14 Néstor García Canclini -- Angela Giglia 15 Jan Gehl -- Annie Matan 16 Edward Glaeser -- Jurgen Essletzbichler 17 Stephen Graham -- Kurt Iveson 18 David Harvey -- Louis Moreno 19 Dolores Hayden -- Leslie Kern 20 Jane Jacobs -- Oli Mould 21 Jane M. Jacobs -- Ryan Centner 22 Natalie Jeremijenko -- Clemens Driessen 23 Rem Koolhaas -- Davide Ponzini 24 Henri Lefebvre -- David Pinder 25 Kevin Lynch -- Quentin Stevens 26 William J. Mitchell -- David Beer 27 Harvey Molotch -- Eugene McCann 28 Enrique Peñalosa -- Juan Pablo Galvis 29 Jennifer Robinson -- Rajyashree Reddy 30 Ananya Roy -- Hanna Hilbrandt 31 Saskia Sassen -- Michele Acuto 32 Richard Sennett -- Alan Latham 33 Karen C. Seto -- Michail Fragkias 34 Abdumaliq Simone -- Colin McFarlane 35 Neil Smith -- Tom Slater 36 Michael Storper -- Alan Latham 37 Mariana Valverde -- Regan Koch 38 Loïc Wacquant -- Tom Slater 39 Fulong Wu -- I-Chun Catherine Chang 40 Sharon Zukin -- Mark Jayne
Summary: Profiles the work of 40 innovative thinkers who represent the broad reach of contemporary urban scholarship and whose ideas have shaped the way cities around the world are understood, researched, debated and acted upon. Providing a synoptic overview that spans a wide range of academic and professional disciplines, theoretical perspectives and methodological approaches, the entry for each key thinker comprises: A succinct introduction and overview; Intellectual biography and research focus; An explication of key ideas; Contributions to urban studies.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction: How to think about cities -- Regan Koch and Alan Latham 01 Janet Abu-Lughod -- Joseph Heathcott 02 Ash Amin -- Junjia Ye 03 Elijah Anderson -- Michael DeLand 04 Michael Batty -- Helen Couclelis 05 Brian Berry -- Elvin Wyly 06 M. Christine Boyer -- Agustín Cócola Gant 07 Neil Brenner -- Tauri Tuvikene 08 Teresa Caldiera -- Sonia Roitman 09 Manuel Castells -- Phil Hubbard 10 Jason Corburn -- Andrew Barnfield 11 Mike Davis -- Melanie Lombard 12 Bent Flyvbjerg -- Martijn Duineveld, Kristof Van Assche and Raoul Beunen 13 Matthew Gandy -- Andrew Karvonen 14 Néstor García Canclini -- Angela Giglia 15 Jan Gehl -- Annie Matan 16 Edward Glaeser -- Jurgen Essletzbichler 17 Stephen Graham -- Kurt Iveson 18 David Harvey -- Louis Moreno 19 Dolores Hayden -- Leslie Kern 20 Jane Jacobs -- Oli Mould 21 Jane M. Jacobs -- Ryan Centner 22 Natalie Jeremijenko -- Clemens Driessen 23 Rem Koolhaas -- Davide Ponzini 24 Henri Lefebvre -- David Pinder 25 Kevin Lynch -- Quentin Stevens 26 William J. Mitchell -- David Beer 27 Harvey Molotch -- Eugene McCann 28 Enrique Peñalosa -- Juan Pablo Galvis 29 Jennifer Robinson -- Rajyashree Reddy 30 Ananya Roy -- Hanna Hilbrandt 31 Saskia Sassen -- Michele Acuto 32 Richard Sennett -- Alan Latham 33 Karen C. Seto -- Michail Fragkias 34 Abdumaliq Simone -- Colin McFarlane 35 Neil Smith -- Tom Slater 36 Michael Storper -- Alan Latham 37 Mariana Valverde -- Regan Koch 38 Loïc Wacquant -- Tom Slater 39 Fulong Wu -- I-Chun Catherine Chang 40 Sharon Zukin -- Mark Jayne

Profiles the work of 40 innovative thinkers who represent the broad reach of contemporary urban scholarship and whose ideas have shaped the way cities around the world are understood, researched, debated and acted upon. Providing a synoptic overview that spans a wide range of academic and professional disciplines, theoretical perspectives and methodological approaches, the entry for each key thinker comprises: A succinct introduction and overview; Intellectual biography and research focus; An explication of key ideas; Contributions to urban studies.

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