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Cities and Crisis: New Critical Urban Theory - Sage Studies in International Sociology (Paperback)
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Cities and Crisis: New Critical Urban Theory - Sage Studies in International Sociology (Paperback)

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Paperback 344 Pages / Published: 22/08/2013
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Recognizing the deep relations between politics, finance, cities and citizens, this book argues for a rejuvenated account of urban theory.

The book emphasises the need to understand the importance of the 2008 global financial crisis and how the crisis affects cities nested in a variety of political economies. Situating urban theory in the current economic climate, it powerfully illuminates the dynamic between history, theory, and practice. Stressing how catastrophic social and economic calamities under the crisis lead to reorganised city structures, city life and city policies and hence new urban experience, it calls for theoretical perspectives that can speak to these challenging changes.

This groundbreaking title is a must for anyone interested in urban life and its rapid movements. It will be especially useful for students and researchers in urban sociology, planning, geography, urban and regional development and urban studies

Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
ISBN: 9781446275313
Number of pages: 344
Weight: 517 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 20 mm

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