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The City Reader

3rd Edition

Edited by Richard T. Legates, Frederic Stout

Routledge – 2003 – 592 pages

Series: Routledge Urban Reader Series

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Description

The third edition of the highly successful The City Reader juxtaposes the very best of publications on the city. It has been extensively updated to reflect the latest thinking on globalization, information technology and urban theory. Classic writings from such authors as Lewis Mumford, Jane Jacobs and Le Corbusier, meet the best contemporary writings of, among others, Peter Hall, Saskia Sassen and Manuel Castells.

Reviews

'Simply brilliant. An essential reader for anyone.' - Heidi Grainger, Liverpool University

Contents

1. The Evolution of Cities 2. Urban Culture and Society 3. Urban Space 4. Urban Politics, Governance, and Economics 5. Urban Planning History and Visions 6. Urban Planning Theory and Practice 7. Perspective on Urban Design 8. The Future of the City

Name: The City Reader: 3rd Edition (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: Edited by Richard T. Legates, Frederic Stout. The third edition of the highly successful The City Reader juxtaposes the very best of publications on the city. It has been extensively updated to reflect the latest thinking on globalization, information technology and urban theory. Classic writings...
Categories: Social Geography, Urban Geography, Design, City and Urban Planning, Property and Real Estate Practice Management