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  • Cities And Urban Culturesby Deborah Stevenson

    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...

  • The Cityby Deborah Stevenson

    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...

  • Cities of Cultureby Deborah Stevenson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    Culture now has a prominent place on the urban policy and re-profiling agendas of cities around the world. City-based cultural planning emphasising creativity in all its guises has emerged as a significant local policy initiative, while the notion of the ?creative city? has become an urban imaging cliché. The proliferation of local blueprints for... more...

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Planning and Cultureby Greg Young; Deborah Stevenson

    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...

  • Culture and the Cityby Deborah Stevenson; Amie Matthews

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    This edited collection will examine the way in which cities are imagined, experienced and shaped by those who reside within them, those who manage or govern them, and those who, as visitor, tourist or traveller, pass through them. Attention will be paid to the influence that these various inhabitants have on city life and living and the dialectic... more...

  • Tourist Culturesby Stephen Wearing; Deborah Stevenson; Tamara Young

    SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 55.00

    This engaging book argues that tourists - be they on a package tour or immersing themselves in local cultures - are not passive consumers of either destinations or their interpretations, but that they actively occupy a multi-sensory, embodied experience. more...

  • Black Educational Choice: Assessing the Private and Public Alternatives to Traditional K?12 Public Schoolsby Diana Slaughter-Defoe; Howard Stevenson; Edith Arrington; Deborah Johnson

    ABC-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...

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