Space, the City and Social Theory: Social Relations and Urban Forms download free [PDF and Ebook] by Fran Tonkiss

Space, the City and Social Theory: Social Relations and Urban Forms download free [PDF and Ebook] by Fran Tonkiss year 2006
  • Book name: Space, the City and Social Theory: Social Relations and Urban Forms
  • Author: Fran Tonkiss
  • Release date: 2006/4/2
  • Publisher: POLITY PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Technology and Engineering
  • ISBN: 9780745628264
  • Rating: 7.32 of 10
  • Votes: 282
  • Review by: Gerald Covington
  • Review rating: 8.54 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/19
  • Total pages: 176
  • Includes a PDF summary of 21 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Space, the City and Social Theory offers a clear and critical account of key approaches to cities and urban space within social theory and analysis. It explores the relation of the social and the spatial in the context of critical urban themes: community and anonymity; social difference and spatial divisions; politics and public space; gentrification and urban renewal; gender and sexuality; subjectivity and space; experience and everyday practice in the city. The text adopts an international and interdisciplinary approach, drawing on a range of debates on cities and urban life. It brings together classic perspectives in urban sociology and social theory with the analysis of contemporary urban problems and issues. Rather than viewing the urban simply as a backdrop for more general social processes, the discussion looks at how social and spatial relations shape different versions of the city: as a place of social interaction and of solitude; as a site of difference and segregation; as a space of politics and power; as a landscape of economic and cultural distinction; as a realm of everyday experience and freedom. Similarly, it examines how core social categories - such as class, culture, gender, sexuality and community - are shaped and reproduced in urban contexts.Linking debates in urban studies to wider concerns within social theory and analysis, this accessible text will appeal to undergraduate and postgraduate students in urban sociology, social and cultural geography, urban and cultural studies.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 7H34M39S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Urban & Municipal Planning, Urban Communities, Society & Culture: General, Population & Demography, Environmental Science, Engineering & Technology, Philosophy Of Science, Science: General Issues
  • Available formats: EPUB, TXT, WORD, DOC, MOBI, TIFF, RB, PDF. Compressed in ZIP, RAR, JAR, TGZ
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 23.96 USD
  • Dimensions: 157x228x10mm
  • Weight: 280g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Oxford, United Kingdom
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