Key concepts in urban studies

Gottdiener, Mark and Budd, Leslie (2005). Key concepts in urban studies. Key Concepts Series. London, UK: Sage Publications Ltd.

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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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