Encyclopedia of the City

Encyclopedia of the City

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The qEncyclopedia of the Cityq complements Routledge's strong list of readers and textbooks in urban studies and the city. Focusing on the key topics encountered by undergraduates and scholars in urban studies and allied fields, the contributions of its major theoreticians and practitioners, and on other individuals, groups, and organizations which study the city or practice in a field that directly or indirectly affects the city, the qEncyclopediaq necessarily adopts an interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary perspective. A first-class work of reference that will be both an essential resource for independent study as well as a useful aid in teaching, this is a solid but also provocative starting point for wider exploration of the ctizenship; city; city beautiful movement; City of Ur; city typologies; civil rights movement; civil society; classicism; closed circuit television(2001) Suburban Nation: The Rise of Sprawl and the Decline of the American Dream, New York: North Point Press (with E. Plater-Zyberk and J . Speck). ... Books due out soon include The New Civic Art and The Smart Growth Manual. Duanyanbsp;...

Title:Encyclopedia of the City
Author:Roger W. Caves
Publisher:Taylor & Francis - 2005


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