Key Concepts in Urban Studies

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SAGE, Feb 16, 2005 - Social Science - 188 pages
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The SAGE Key Concepts series provides students with accessible and authoritative knowledge of the essential topics in a variety of disciplines. Cross-referenced throughout, the format encourages critical evaluation through understanding.

Written by experienced and respected academics, the books are indispensable study aids and guides to comprehension.

Key Concepts in Urban Studies:

• Clearly and concisely explains the basic ideas in the interdisciplinary field of urban studies

• Offers concise discussions of concepts ranging from community, neighbourhood, and the city to globalization, the New Urbanism, feminine space, and urban problems

• Constitutes a re-examination of the key ideas in the field

• Is illustrated throughout with international examples

• Provides an essential reference guide for all students and teachers across the urban disciplines within sociology, political science, planning and geography.


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Mark Gottdiener is Professor Emeritus of Sociology at The University at Buffalo (SUNY).

Leslie Budd is Reader in Social Science at the Open University.

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