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Featured Series: Routledge Urban Reader Series

Routledge is pleased to highlight the Routledge Urban Reader Series, edited by Richard LeGates, San Francisco State University and Frederic Stout, Stanford University.

This exciting series responds to the need for comprehensive coverage of the classic and essential texts that form the basis of intellectual work in the various academic disciplines and professional fields concerned with cities.

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The readers focus on the key topics encountered by undergraduates, graduates and scholars in urban studies and allied fields, the contributions of major theoreticians and practitioners and other individuals, groups and organizations that study the city or practice in a field that affects the city.

As well as drawing together the best of classic and contemporary writings on the city, each reader features extensive general, section and selection introductions prepared by the volume editors to place the selections in context, illustrate relations among topics, provide information on the author and point readers towards additional related biographic material.

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