City Visions

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Routledge, 2018 M10 8 - 280 pages
A collection of the latest work on the city, presenting contemporary theories, methods and perspectives in an accessible format for upper-level undergraduates and postgraduates in geography, cultural studies and sociology.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 What we talk about when we talk about the city
1
Chapter 2 Imagining a postindustrial Potteries
12
coins maps monuments souvenirs and tourism
27
vagrancy nomadism and the site of the colonial and postcolonial
44
marginality and mobility in the writings of James Kelman and Irvine Welsh
60
television masculinity and textual geographies
73
Chapter 7 Ethical transgressions beyond the city wall
91
construction of spaces and subjects
107
CCTV surveillance and young peoples use of urban public space
141
Chapter 11 Cosmopolitanism and the sexed city
166
Chapter 12 The new segregation
179
Chapter 13 A critique of integration as the remedy for segregation
205
towards a politics of the plural community
219
Chapter 15 Not a straight line but a curve or Cities are not mirrors of modernity
233
Index
264
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Chapter 9 Moving through the city
121

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