Understanding Cities

  • Unruly Cities?: Order/Disorder book cover

    Unruly Cities?

    Order/Disorder, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Brook, Gerry Mooney, Steve Pile

    The text argues that cities are open to many forms of order and disorder both from within the city and outside. They represent cities potentials as well as their problems. It challenges the assumption that cities are threatened by disorder from below and that they might be ruled by 'order' imposed…

    Paperback – 1999-05-06
    Understanding Cities

  • Unsettling Cities: Movement/Settlement book cover

    Unsettling Cities

    Movement/Settlement, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Allen, Doreen Massey, Michael Pryke

    This text examines the global nature of cities - cities whose openness has shaped their dynamism and character.It explores cities as sites of movement, migration and settlement where different peoples, cultures and environments combine. Unsettling Cities explores the mix of proximity and difference…

    Paperback – 1999-02-18
    Understanding Cities

  • City Worlds book cover

    City Worlds

    1st Edition

    By John Allen, Doreen Massey, Steve Pile

    For the first time in history, half of the worlds population is living in mega-cities. Never before have we confronted such a geography of the worlds people.Analysing cities through spatial understanding, City Worlds explores how different worlds within the city are brought into close proximity.…

    Paperback – 1998-10-22
    Understanding Cities