TitleThe urban geography reader / edited by Nicholas R. Fyfe and Judith T. Kenny
Imprint London : Routledge, 2005
Descript xii, 404 p. : ill., maps. ; 25 cm


The growth of the city: an introduction to a research project --The pattern of movement of residential rental neighborhoods -- A theory of location for cities -- The nature of cities -- World-city network: a new metageography?" -- Social polarisation in global cities: theory and evidence -- From colonial city to globalizing city? The far-from-complete spatial transformation of Calcutta -- Cultural globalization and the identity of place: the reconstruction of Amsterdam -- The urban process under capitalism: a framework for analysis -- Beyond the crabgrass frontier: industry and the spread of North American cities, 1850-1950 -- Local politics in a global era: thinking locally, acting globally -- Local governance, the crises of fordism and the changing geographies of regulation -- The idea of Chinatown: the power of place and institutional practice in the making of a racial category -- The 'Magic of the Mall': an analysis of form, function, and meaning in the contemporary retail built environment -- Sunshine and shadow: lighting and color in the depiction of cities on film" -- Fetishizing the modern city: the phantasmagoria of urban technological networks -- Telecommunications and the changing geographies of knowledge transmission in the late 20th century -- City watching: closed circuit television surveillance in public spaces -- GIS use in community planning: a multidimensional analysis of empowerment

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