Companion to Urban and Regional Studies

Editors: Orum, Anthony M., Ruiz-Tagle, Javier, Haddock, Serena Vicari
Publication Year: 2021
Publisher: Wiley

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-11-931682-4
Category: Social Sciences - Sociology
Image Count: 23
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Companion to Urban and Regional Studies offers an up-to-date view of the rapidly growing field, exploring a diversity of theoretical perspectives, current and emerging research, and critical global policy concerns.

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Table of Contents

  • Notes on Contributors
  • Preface
  • Introduction: A World of Cities and Urban Problems in the Twenty-First Century
  • PART I: CITIES ACROSS WORLD REGIONS
  • Chapter 1: Cities and Regions in South Asia
  • Chapter 2: Making Cities and Regions in Globalising East Asia
  • Chapter 3: Latin American Cities and Regions
  • Chapter 4: Cities and Regions in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Chapter 5: Australasian Cities: Urban Change Across Australia and New Zealand
  • Chapter 6: European Cities Between Continuity and Change
  • Chapter 7: The North American City
  • PART II: LEADING THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES AND APPROACHES
  • Chapter 8: New Directions in Frankfurt Critical Theory for Critical Urban Theory
  • Chapter 9: Legacies and Remnants of the Chicago School: Lineage-Making and Interdisciplinary Urban Research at the University of Chicago
  • Chapter 10: Environmental Perspectives on Cities
  • Chapter 11: Feminist Urban Research: Praxis and Possibility Across Time and Space
  • PART III: METHODOLOGICAL APPROACHES
  • Chapter 12: A Critical-Empirical Approach to the Use of Demographic Methods and Sources in Urban Studies
  • Chapter 13: GIS in Urban Studies: A Tool of Expert Analysis, Practical Application, and Citizens’ Participation
  • Chapter 14: Urban Ethnography
  • Chapter 15: Cities and Networks
  • Chapter 16: Policy Mobilities: How Localities Assemble, Mobilise, and Adopt Circulated Forms of Knowledge
  • PART IV: SOCIAL PROBLEMS IN TWENTY-FIRST-CENTURY CITIES
  • Chapter 17: Social Heterogeneity and Diversity
  • Chapter 18: Inequalities and the City: Gender, Ethnicity, and Class
  • Chapter 19: The Role of Residential Context and Public Policies in the Production of Urban Inequalities
  • Chapter 20: Immigration and Immigrants in European Countries
  • Chapter 21: Migration and Migrants in Post-reform Chinese Cities
  • Chapter 22: Migration and Migrants in the United States: The Case for a Fifth Immigration Phase
  • Chapter 23: Segregation, Social Mix, and Gentrification: Nexuses
  • PART V: POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC PROBLEMS IN TWENTY-FIRST-CENTURY CITIES
  • Chapter 24: Urban Citizenship and Governance
  • Chapter 25: Policies and Policy Approaches in Cities
  • Chapter 26: Financialisation and Real Estate
  • Chapter 27: Housing in the Global North and the Global South
  • PART VI: CLOSURE
  • Chapter 28: Conclusions
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