Description - The City Cultures Reader by Iain Borden
Presenting the very best of classic and contemporary writing on the culture of cities, The City Cultures Reader provides an accessible overview of the diverse material on the interface between cities and culture. The extensively revised and updated second edition of The Reader now features fifty generous writings (of which thirty-eight are new) organised into ten parts which explore themes such as: what is a city?; what is culture?; symbolic economies; the culture industry; culture and technologies; everyday lives; contesting identity; boundaries and transgressions; utopias and dystopias; and possible urban futures.
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Author Biography - Iain Borden
Malcolm Miles is Reader at the School of Art and Design, University of Plymouth. Tim Hall is Senior Lecturer in Human Geography at the Geography and Environmental Management Research Unit, University of Gloucestershire. Iain Borden is Professor of Architecture and Urban Culture, and Director of the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London