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The city cultures reader / edited by Malcolm Miles and Tim Hall ; with Iain Borden.

Contributor(s): Miles, Malcolm | Hall, Tim | Borden, Iain.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: The Routledge urban reader series ; no. 3. Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2004Edition: 2nd ed.Description: xiii, 508 p. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780415302456 (alk. paper); 0415302455 (paperback : alk. paper).Other title: City cultures reader [Portion of title].Subject(s): Cities and towns | City and town life | CultureDDC classification: 307.76 CIT Online resources: Table of contents only Summary: "'City Cultures Reader' is an outstanding collection of 60 texts, focussing on the cultural aspects, frameworks and perceptions of cities. Organised into twelve sections this text draws on material from cultural studies, architectural criticism and theory, cultural and human geography, urban design and critical theory. This exciting collection of readings draws out the comparisons and contrasts of the city by the juxtaposition of texts in each section. The excellent line up of contributors discuss a variety of current issues including: utopian and dystopian visions; ecology;social justice; city form; possible futures; and every day life" -- Publisher's website.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

"'City Cultures Reader' is an outstanding collection of 60 texts, focussing on the cultural aspects, frameworks and perceptions of cities. Organised into twelve sections this text draws on material from cultural studies, architectural criticism and theory, cultural and human geography, urban design and critical theory. This exciting collection of readings draws out the comparisons and contrasts of the city by the juxtaposition of texts in each section. The excellent line up of contributors discuss a variety of current issues including: utopian and dystopian visions; ecology;social justice; city form; possible futures; and every day life" -- Publisher's website.

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