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Description - The Transformation of Cities by David C. Thorns

This 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 Details

ISBN: 9780333745977
ISBN-10: 0333745973
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 155mm x mm)
Pages: 258
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 19-Jul-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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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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