Key Concepts in Urban Studies

Editors: Gottdiener, Mark, Budd, Leslie and Lehtovuori, Panu
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Sage UK

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-78539-723-3
Category: Social Sciences
Book Status: Available
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Key Concepts in Urban Studies is an essential companion for students of urban studies, urban sociology, urban politics, urban planning and urban development.

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Table of Contents

  • About the Authors
  • Acknowledgements
  • Preface to the Second Edition
  • The Chicago School
  • The City
  • The City and Beyond
  • Classifications and Definitions of Places
  • Community Development Programs
  • Cultures and Lifestyles
  • De-Territorialization and Re-Territorialization
  • Financial and Fiscal Crises
  • Gendered Spaces
  • Gentrification and Urban Redevelopment
  • Global Cities and Regionalization
  • Globalization and Meltdown
  • Housing
  • Immigration, Migration and Demography
  • Inequality and Poverty
  • The Informal Economy
  • Models of Urban Growth
  • Modern Urban Planning
  • Multi-Centered Metropolitan Regions
  • Neighborhood
  • Nightscapes and Urban Escapades
  • Planning and Public Space
  • Preservation and Conservation
  • The Primate City
  • Real Estate
  • Segregation and Hypersegregation
  • Slums and Shanty Towns
  • Social Production of Space
  • Sprawl
  • Suburbs and Suburbanization
  • Sustainable Urbanization
  • Temporary Uses and Adaptive Urbanism
  • Urban and Suburban Politics
  • Urban Violence and Crime
  • Urbanization and Urbanism