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The Metropolis and Modern Life

About the Series

This series brings original perspectives on key topics in urban research to today's students in a series of short accessible texts, guided readers, and practical handbooks. Each volume examines how long-standing urban phenomena continue to be relevant in an increasingly urban and global world, and in doing so, connects the best new scholarship with the wider concerns of students seeking to understand life in the twenty-first century metropolis.

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The Power of Urban Ethnic Places Cultural Heritage and Community Life

The Power of Urban Ethnic Places: Cultural Heritage and Community Life

1st Edition

By Jan Lin
September 28, 2010

The Power of Ethnic Places discusses the growing visibility of ethnic heritage places in U.S. society. The book examines a spectrum of case studies of Chinese, Latino and African American communities in the U.S., disagreeing with any perceptions that the rise of ethnic enclaves and heritage places ...

Common Ground? Readings and Reflections on Public Space

Common Ground?: Readings and Reflections on Public Space

1st Edition

By Anthony M. Orum, Zachary Neal
August 06, 2009

Public spaces have long been the focus of urban social activity, but investigations of how public space works often adopt only one of several possible perspectives, which restricts the questions that can be asked and the answers that can be considered. In this volume, Anthony Orum and Zachary Neal ...

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