Urban Rhythms: Mobilities, Space and Interaction in the Contemporary City

Smith, Robin and Hetherington, Kevin eds. (2013). Urban Rhythms: Mobilities, Space and Interaction in the Contemporary City. The Sociological Review Monographs. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.

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Abstract

This insightful collection of papers on the contemporary cityscape explores the rhythms of urban flows, temporalities and interactions. It interprets the city as a complex whole, interwoven with networks and constant movement, and offers case studies of global metropolises from Manchester to Rio de Janeiro, Cardiffto Jakarta. Wide-ranging interdisciplinary analysis Combines urban theory with informed empirical research Includes studies of cities across the urbanizing world, from Rio de Janeiro to Jakarta A profound and engaging commentary on the constantly evolving rhythms of the city

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