1st Edition

Visions of the City
Utopianism, Power and Politics in Twentieth Century Urbanism

ISBN 9780415953115
Published January 24, 2006 by Routledge
368 Pages

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Book Description

First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.



David Pinder is Lecturer in Human Geography at Queen Mary, University of London. He is the co-editor of Cultural Geography in Practice (2003).


"A superb critical exploration of the underside of utopian thought over the last hundred years and its continuing relevance in the here and now for thinking about possible urban worlds. The treatment of the Situationists and their milieu is a revelation."
-- David Harvey, Distinguished Professor of Anthropology, City University of New York Graduate School
"Visions of the City will quickly become a revered, much-cited and "classic" text."
-- Chris Philo, Professor of Geography, University of Glasgow