Readings in Urban Theory, 2nd Edition

  • Publish Date: 2002-02-11
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Robert Fishman;Saskia Sassen;Mia Gray;Aaron W. Sachs;Joe Painter;Susan S. Fainstein;William W. Goldsmith;Roger Lawson
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This collection of readings examines the interaction of economy, culture, politics, policy and space within the United States and the United Kingdom. For the second edition, more than half of the readings are new and the introduction and section prefaces have been revised. A section on the city and the new urbanism has been added, and there is increased emphasis on design, tourism, sustainability and culture.


  • Examines the interaction of economy, culture, politics, policy and space within the United States and the United Kingdom.
  • Brings together in one place unabridged selections from recent works by authors who have dramatically transformed the field of urban theory.
  • More than half of the readings are new and the introduction and section prefaces have been revised.
  • A section on the city and the new urbanism has been added, and there is increased emphasis on design, tourism, sustainability and culture.


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