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- McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 42.00
Explores cities and urban life from the perspectives of both sociology and cultural theory. This book demonstrates that the 'real' city of physicality and struggle and the 'imagined' city of representations are entwined in the construction of urban cultures. It designed as a text for courses in cultural studies, sociology and wider social science. more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 64.95
This book is a fresh and engaging analysis of the city as a central concept in contemporary social thought. It probes the contested and negotiated ways in which cities are built, understood, lived and imagined. Taking a thematic approach and drawing on a range of theoretical, methodological and empirical points of reference, it examines such... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00
With reference to examples drawn from Europe, Australia, Asia and North America, and utilizing an innovative framework that combines the methods and insights of sociology, geography and cultural policy studies, this book critically examines creative city initiatives in a range of national and international contexts to develop a novel and challenging... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 144.95
This Research Companion brings together leading experts from around the world to map the contours of the relationship between planning and culture and to present these inextricably linked concepts and issues together in one place. By examining significant trends in varying national and international contexts, the contributors scrutinise the theories... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00
The book explores the interrelationship between the ways in which cities are perceived, lived and shaped by those who occupy and use them, and the tensions, conflicts and negotiations that may emerge as a result of disparate understandings and constructions of city space. This book was published as a special issue of the Journal of Policy Research... more...
- SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 51.00
Sharp, engaging and relevant, Tourist Cultures presents valuable critical insights into tourism - arguing that within the imagined-real spaces of the traveller self it becomes possible to envisage tourist cultures and futures that will empower and engage. . ? . Here is a framework for understanding tourism which is subject-centred, dynamic, and capable... more...
Black Educational Choice: Assessing the Private and Public Alternatives to Traditional K?12 Public SchoolsABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 48.00
This important book provides African American parents with the knowledge to diversify K?12 school choices beyond traditional neighborhood public schools in order to optimize the educational chances of their own children, and it will help educators and policymakers to close the black-white academic achievement gap throughout America. more...