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  1. Cities, Capitalism and Civilization

    By R.J. Holton

    Cities, Capitalism and Civilization looks at the character and distinctiveness of Western Civilization. R.J. Holton sets out to challenge the belief that cities and urban social classes have formed the main component of the advance of civilization, and the principle dynamic of Western capitalism....

    Published July 29th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Local Industrial Clusters

    Existence, Emergence and Evolution

    By Thomas Brenner

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    The key approach taken in this book is that all local economic clusters have something in common - specific case-studies are thus put into wider perspective in a masterly study that will be of keen interest to both economists and geographers....

    Published July 9th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Applied Urban Analysis

    A critique and synthesis

    By Ian Cullen

    Much of the theoretical literature in planning and human geography at present is materialist in perspective. This offers a powerful critique but locates the dynamics of urban systems too specifically in just one basic social relationship. It fails to provide an intellectual base broad enough for...

    Published July 9th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Ideal City

    Its Architectural Evolution in Europe

    By Helen Rosenau

    The concept of the 'ideal city' is, perhaps, more important today - when planners and architects are so firmly confined by considerations of our immediate environment - than ever before. Yet it is a concept which has profoundly influenced the western world throughout history, both as a regulative...

    Published July 9th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Inner City Poverty in Paris and London

    By Charles Madge, Peter Willmott

    Both the great cities studied in this book are renowned for their imposing streets and buildings, their cultural and political vitality and their cosmopolitan lifestyles, but just outside their centres are neighbourhoods where ordinairy people have their homes, often living in poverty and sometimes...

    Published July 9th 2013 by Routledge

  6. London Government and the Welfare Services

    By S.K. Ruck

    This book was first published in 1963....

    Published July 9th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Sociology of Urban Living

    By Harold E. Nottridge

    The urban setting in which people live has an important influence upon the organization and planning of their social lives. H. E. Nottridge here presents a valuable introduction to the field of urban sociology, showing that it is a theoretical discipline which is worthy of consideration in its own...

    Published July 9th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Four years Old in an Urban Community

    By John Newson, Elizabeth Newson

    John and Elizabeth Newson investigate the upbringing of seven hundred Nottingham children as they reach the age of four. Parents are interviewed in their homes with a realistic yet human approach and the minimum of technical jargon, and the open-ended questions allow them to produce 'a detailed and...

    Published July 9th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Race, Colonialism and the City

    By John Rex

    John Rex is well known as one of Britain's leading sociologists and for his special interest in the sociology of race relations and the sociology of the city. In the present book these two related areas are brought together. Professor Rex discusses imperialistic social systems, and examines the...

    Published July 9th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The African City

    By Anthony O'Connor

    This book explores various characteristics of tropical African cities, with special reference to change in the post-independence period. It stresses the diversity of urban forms and urban experience to be found within the region, distinguishing the more general features from those peculiar to...

    Published July 9th 2013 by Routledge

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