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6th Edition

Urban Social Geography
An Introduction

ISBN 9780273717638
Published November 26, 2009 by Routledge
392 Pages

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Book Description

The 6th edition of this highly respected text builds upon the successful structure, engaging writing style and clear presentation of previous editions. Examining urban social geography from a theoretical and historical perspective, it also explores how it has developed into the modern day. Taking account of recent critical work, whilst simultaneously presenting well established approaches to the subject, it ensures students are well-informed about all the issues. The result is a topical book that is clear and accessible for students

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

 1. Social Geography and The Sociospatial Dialectic

2. The Changing Economic Context of City Life

3. The Cultures of Cities   

4. Patterns of Sociospatial Differentiation

5. Spatial and Institutional Frameworks: Citizens, The State, And Civil Society

6. Structures of Building Provision And The Social Production Of The Urban Environment

7. The Social Dimensions of Modern Urbanism

8. Segregation and Congregation

9. Neighbourhood, Community, and The Social Construction Of Place

10. Environment and Behaviour in Urban Settings

11. Bodies, Sexuality and The City

12. Residential Mobility and Neighbourhood Change

13. Urban Change and Conflict

14. Whither Urban Social Geography?: Recent Developments


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