The Urban Order
Introduction to Urban Geography
By (author) John Rennie Short
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Urban Order by John Rennie Short
Book DescriptionTraditional models, radical interpretations and post-modern concerns are synthesized in this accessible and evocative account of the central issues of contemporary urbanism and city life.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781557863607
(262mm x 188mm x 34mm)
Imprint: Basil Blackwell Inc, US
Publisher: Basil Blackwell Inc, US
Publish Date: 21-Jun-1996
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author John Rennie Short
Urban Theory, Paperback (December 2014)
This wide-ranging and state-of-the-art new edition reviews the classic contributions to understanding modern and post-modern cities, and is comprehensively updated to take account of the issues and concepts at stake in 21st century urban theory.
Stress Testing the USA, Hardback (May 2013)
In this volume, the USA is treated as a system that has been stress-tested by four unique events: the War on Terror, Hurricane Katrina, the Financial Meltdown that led to the Great Recession and the Giant Oil Spill. The author uses stress-testing to identify weaknesses within the "system," and examine the response to disaster.
Globalization, Modernity and the City, Paperback (April 2013)» View all books by John Rennie Short
Cities are an integral part of the network of globalisation and important sites of modernisation. This book weaves together broad social themes with detailed urban analysis to explore the connections between the rise of big cities, the creation of a global network and the making of the modern world.
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Author Biography - John Rennie Short
John Rennie Short was born in Tullibody, Scotland. He was educated at Alloa Academy and Aberdeen University. He completed his PhD at Bristol University and lectured in geography at Reading University before taking up his present position of Professor of Geography at Syracuse University in 1990. His previous books include Housing and Residential Structure (1980), The Humane City (Blackwell, 1989), Imagined Country (1991) and Human Settlement (1993).
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