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  • Urban Avant-Gardesby Malcolm Miles

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 69.95

    Can art or architecture change the world? Is it possible to think of a new cultural avant-garde today? This book contributes to the debate by looking back to past avant-gardes and by profiling contemporary cases of radical cultural practices. more...

  • New Practices - New Pedagogiesby Malcolm Miles

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95

    Opening up areas of thought previously unexplored in arts and education, this book introduces students of visual culture, performance studies and art and design to broad contextual frameworks, new directions in practice, and gives detailed cases from, and insights into a changing pedagogy. more...

  • Art, Space and the Cityby Malcolm Miles

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 79.95

    This book sees public art outside the normal confines of art criticism and place it within broader contexts of public space and gender. Using different perspectives, it explores both the aesthetic and political aspects of the medium. more...

  • Consuming Citiesby Malcolm Miles

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2004; US$ 105.00

    Contemporary urban consumption touches the everyday lives of most citizens and permeates discussion of society and culture today. Consuming Cities looks at this topic from perspectives in both sociology and cultural theory, drawing together references from mainstream and also less obvious sources in both literatures. more...

  • Cities and Culturesby Malcolm Miles

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    A critical account of the relations between contemporary cities and the cultures they produce (and which in turn shape them) t his book questions received ideas of what constitutes a city's culture through case studies more...

  • Urban Utopiasby Malcolm Miles

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 60.95

    International in scope with a focus on everyday life and governance issues, Miles's innovative book looks at today's efforts to build a new society, exploring detailed case analyses within a wide theoretical and cross disciplinary framework. more...

  • Urban Futuresby Tim Hall; Malcolm Miles

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 63.95

    Brings together commentaries from a wide range of contributors who draw on their specialist areas of research to inform current debate on the shaping of the city, and speculate as to how cities will be shaped in the 21st century. more...

  • Cultures and Settlementsby Malcolm Miles; Nicola Kirkham

    Intellect 2003; US$ 10.00

    This volume considers the making of settlement as a process of identity formation. Taking the position that a culture signifies a way of life, it asks how cultural frameworks inform patterns of settlement, and how the built environment, as process and design, conditions cultural production and reception. The disciplinary fields this intersects include... more...

  • Interventionsby Malcolm Miles; Tim Hall

    Intellect 2005; US$ 10.00

    Interventions is a contribution to current considerations of how cultural initiatives and interventions affect the development of cities. It draws together policies and projects for cultural urban interventions, from the UK, Lithuania, India, and North America. The authors include artists, arts managers, academics in cultural and geographical fields,... more...

  • Art and Theory After Socialismby Mel Jordan; Malcolm Miles

    Intellect 2008; US$ 10.00

    Contemporary visual culture, art, theory and criticism shifted after the end of the Cold War, so that cultural production in both the East and the West underwent radical new challenges. Art and Theory After Socialism considers the new critical insights that are produced in the collisions of art theory from the ex-East and ex-West. The collected essays... more...