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Movements in the city : conflict in the European metropolis /
Vincenzo Ruggiero.
imprint
Harlow, England ; Don Mills, Ont. : Prentice Hall, 2001.
description
vii, 176 p. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
0130884219 (pbk.)
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imprint
Harlow, England ; Don Mills, Ont. : Prentice Hall, 2001.
isbn
0130884219 (pbk.)
catalogue key
4427766
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Summaries
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Movements in the City examines the social movements and urban life in European cities today. It covers traditional areas of urban studies, sociological concerns about the concept of change and the characteristics of social movements.
Long Description
For 2 nd and 3 rd year courses in urban sociology, sociology of exclusion, social stratification, planning and cultural studies in departments of sociology and urban geography. This book provides an in depth examination of social movements and urban life in European cities today. Unique in its interdisciplinary approach, it covers traditional areas of urban studies, sociological concerns about the concept of change and the characteristics of social movements. It presents current theory as well as discursive sections based around empirical work conducted in major European cities including London, Paris and Berlin.
Long Description
For 2nd and 3rd year courses in urban sociology, sociology of exclusion, social stratification, planning and cultural studies in departments of sociology and urban geography. This book provides an in depth examination of social movements and urban life in European cities today. Unique in its interdisciplinary approach, it covers traditional areas of urban studies, sociological concerns about the concept of change and the characteristics of social movements. It presents current theory as well as discursive sections based around empirical work conducted in major European cities including London, Paris and Berlin.
Table of Contents
Introduction
The fear of living together
Love for the city
The end of teleology
Working for habit
Against disappearance
Invisible and dingy cities
Reclaiming urban space
Dionysus and the underground
The politics of difference
Conclusion
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