The Transformation of Cities
Urban Theory and Urban Life
By (author) David C. Thorns
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Transformation of Cities by David C. Thorns
Book DescriptionThis is an examination of the transformation of the city in the late 20th century and an exploration of the ways in which city life is structured. The shift from modern industrial to information/consumption-based, postmodern cities is traced through the text. The focus is not just on America and Europe but also on cities in other parts of the world, as city growth in the 21st century will be predominantly outside of these regions.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780333745977
(234mm x 156mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 19-Jul-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author David C. Thorns
Fragmenting Societies?, Paperback (November 2014)
First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Place, Identity and Everyday Life in a Globalizing World, Paperback (November 2011)» View all books by David C. Thorns
How do our everyday experiences and environments inform who we are? Covering current topics, from virtual spaces to migration, this book connects daily life and identity with broader structural and global processes. With vivid examples highlighting the interdependence of place and society, it is a key text across the social sciences.
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Author Biography - David C. Thorns
DAVID C. THORNS is Professor of Sociology at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand. He is the author of many books, including Fragmenting Societies? A Comparative Analysis of Regional and Urban Development (Routledge 1992).
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