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Movements in the City
Conflict in the European Metropolis

ISBN 9780130884213
Published September 22, 2000 by Routledge
184 Pages

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Book Description

For 2nd and 3rd year courses in urban sociology, sociology of exclusion, social stratification, planning and cultural studies in departments of sociology and urban geography. This book provides an in depth examination of social movements and urban life in European cities today. Unique in its interdisciplinary approach, it covers traditional areas of urban studies, sociological concerns about the concept of change and the characteristics of social movements. It presents current theory as well as discursive sections based around empirical work conducted in major European cities including London, Paris and Berlin.

Table of Contents

1. The fear of living together.
2. Love for the city.
3. The end of teleology.
4. Working for habit.
5. Against disappearance.
6. Invisible and dingy cities.
7. Reclaiming urban space.
8. Dionysus and the underground.
9. The politics of difference.

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