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Cities and our society
Town and Country Planning Association. National Conference
Written in English
Loose-leaf, in folder.
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About this book This distinctive anthology contains classic and first-rate contemporary writings that have had a major impact on the field of urban studies. The expert and well-known scholars who have written these essays cover central topics that have evolved over the past 25 years.
Cities and Society contains the primary sources for the best-known references in other texts, brought together in one comprehensive volume. The essays are edited and introduced by a leading scholar in the field to ensure readability and context, resulting in an ideal resource for students and scholars of urban cturer: Wiley-Blackwell.
Cities and Society is a series disseminating high quality new research and scholarship which contribute to a sociological understanding of the city. This is a unique book in the sense that it is both a Biblical exposition of the importance of cities and a sociological study on the role of cities in today's world.
Stephen Um and Justin Buzzard do an excellent job of knitting together the findings of their study into a thoroughly practical and informative book/5(34). Cities in society. Austin, Tex., Bureau of Municipal Research, the University of Texas, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Wilfred D.
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