6 edition of Perspectives on urban politics found in the catalog.
Perspectives on urban politics
Jay S. Goodman
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||edited by Jay S. Goodman.|
|LC Classifications||JS341 .G6|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 558 p.|
|Number of Pages||558|
|LC Control Number||72097003|
Providing a comprehensive overview of the main theories which structure debate on urban politics, the internationally respected contributors to this textbook provide a clear and coherent account which is organized around four major questions. The first part looks at issues of power and examines both traditional and recent theories of power in s: 1. : Theories of Urban Politics (): Judge, David, Stoker, Gerry, Wolman, Hal: Books.
This updated volume also contains two entirely new chapters: one that examines the links between urbanisation and environmental change, and a second that focuses on urban governance and politics. Adopting a multidisciplinary perspective, the book critically engages with debates in urban studies, geography and international development studies. Published in , the first edition of Theories of urban politics, edited by professors David Judge, Gerry Stoker and Hal Wolman, was a huge success and a landmark for urban studies.
This unique approach links classical, institutional urban politics with a broader set of urban politics and practices. With case study material integrated throughout, and consideration given to the discussion of different urban politics from multiple theoretical perspectives, this is a completely up to date overview for students of urban. In this book, the author provides a critical examination and evaluation of a number of the central political questions currently being posed in urban studies. The book is divided into two interrelated sections. Part One critically discussed the theoretical problems raised by recent work in Bri.
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Perspectives on urban politics book on urban politics. Boston, Allyn and Bacon  Book: All Authors / Contributors: Jay S Goodman. Find more information about: OCLC Number: Description: xi, pages illustrations 22 cm: Contents: The local community as an ecology of games, by N.E.
Long. The political economy of a metropolitan area, by R.C. Wood. Urban. Informative and challenging, clear and sophisticated, Urban Politics: Critical Approaches encourages readers to grapple with the great diversity of analytical lenses that frame urban political research through detailed, engaging case studies.
It provides an introduction to cutting-edge research that will be valued both by those new to the field and those intent on keeping up with its current debates.′Format: Hardcover.
Perspectives on Politics seeks to provide a space for broad and synthetic discussion within the political science profession and between the profession and the broader scholarly and reading publics.
Such discussion necessarily draws on and contributes to the scholarship published in the more specialized journals that dominate our discipline. A focus on how politics and the local state impact on space in urban areas has, for long, been a central theme in urban-political geography.
However, this focus at the urban (or local) scale does. Urban politics is a pluralistic sub-field. It draws on many normative, methodological, and analytical traditions. It also draws inspiration from sibling social science and humanities disciplines spanning at least history, economics, geography, sociology, philosophy and law.
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Urban Politics: A Reader examines the evolving structure of political power in American cities. It reveals how changes in society relate to the global and national economy, immigration and internal migration, racial and ethnic transition, and how technological advances affect city politics.
'Anybody who thinks the study of urban politics is stagnating needs to pick up a copy of Theories of Urban Politics. Insightful analysis of scholarship on traditional topics is supplemented by chapters on nontraditional topics, including the new institutionalism, network governance, and urban leadership.
Book Description Planning and Conflict discusses the reasons for conflicts around urban developments and analyzes their shape in contemporary cities. It offers an interdisciplinary framework for scholars to engage with the issue of planning conflicts, focusing on. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.
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Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - Cited by: Separate sections cover political approaches to locational conflict, institutional influences on urban form, and recent Marxist approaches to urban analysis.
Among the topics included are community strategies in locational conflict, the political economy of place, the role of government and the courts, institutional influences in the housing Cited by: 7. Urban Political Geographies: A Global Perspective: Rossi, Ugo, Vanolo, Alberto: : by: “The collection of readings in Urban Politics: A Reader provides a rich set of insights into the political forces that influence the shape and pace of urban development.
The integration of writings from politicians and journalists sprinkled throughout are well done, and their perspectives can shed a good deal of light on urban issues.”. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Theoretical perspectives on urban politics.
Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, © (OCoLC) Case studies of four major cities reveal the politics of governing today. This book develops a new way of comparing and understanding urban politics across national borders. The authors’ approach, called “modes of governance,” emphasizes governing alignments and their agendas.
Political economy constraints for urban development 3 2. Evidence gaps There is a well-established broader theoretical and comparative political and social theory literature that draws mainly on (older) urbanisation experiences in richer countries. 'Anybody who thinks the study of urban politics is stagnating needs to pick up a copy of Theories of Urban Politics.
Insightful analysis of scholarship on traditional topics is supplemented by chapters on nontraditional topics, including the new institutionalism, network governance, and urban leadership If you want to keep up with cutting-edge debates in urban studies, the Davies and.
Integrating urban governance studies with new perspectives on policy and social movements provides insight on the everyday events in which people engender, negotiate, and contest concepts, policies, and institutions that have been introduced under the catch-all banner of democracy.
The book takes a critical social science perspective to identify political, economic, social, and environmental issues related to suburban infrastructures. Cases highlight similarities and differences between suburban infrastructure conditions encountered in the Global North and Global South.
The integration of writings from politicians and journalists sprinkled throughout are well done, and their perspectives can shed a good deal of light on urban issues."-- Petra Doan "McGovern’s Urban Politics: A Reader embraces the fundamental concepts, theories, and themes that guide the study of urban politics.
It is complementary to other urban politics texts, comprehensive for undergraduate study, well 5/5(2). Urban politics is politics in and about cities.
This term refers to the diverse political structure that occurs in urban areas where there is diversity in both race and socio-economic status.Book Description. The Politics of Urban Cultural Policy brings together a range of international experts to critically analyze the ways that governmental actors and non-governmental entities attempt to influence the production and implementation of urban policies directed at the arts, culture, and creative activity.
Presenting a global set of case studies that span five continents and