Description - Unsettling Cities by John Allen
This text offers a way of understanding the global nature of cities, where their very openness has served to shape their dynamism and character. It explores the mix of proximity and difference that exists in the rich and diverse texture of city life. The contributors assert that an association exists between the changing fortunes of cities and the power and influence of global networks.
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(246mm x 189mm x mm)
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Author Biography - John Allen
John Allen is Senior Lecturer in Economic Geography at The Open University. His recent publictions include A Shrinking World? (1995, co-edited with Chris Hamnett) and Rethinking the Region (1998, with Doreen Masssey and Alan Cochrane) Doreen Massey is Professor of Geography at The Open University. She is co-founder and joint editor of Soundings: a journal of politics and culture Her recent books include Spatial Divisions of Labour (2nd Ed 1995) and Space, Place and Gender (1994). Michael Pryke is Lecturer in the Faculty of Social Sciences at The Open University. He has published a number of articles