At a time when cities are firmly back on the agenda, this Reader brings together work by prestigious academics, literary figures, political economists, geographers, film theorists, urban planners and gender theorists in order to challenge established ways of thinking about urban life.
- Develops a new framework for interpreting cities.
- Includes a variety of voices from literary figures to academics.
- Takes a global approach, looking at western and non-western cities.
- Combines canonical texts with contemporary theories on urban life.
- Can be used alongside 'A Companion to the City' (Blackwell Publishers, 2000).
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