By Phil Hubbard
City presents an obtainable but serious creation to 1 of the most important recommendations in human geography. regularly on the center of discussions in social thought, the definition and specification of ‘the urban’ still continues to be illusive. during this quantity, Phil Hubbard locates the concept that of ‘the urban’ inside of present traditions of social inspiration, delivering a foundation for knowing its various usages and meanings via a serious dialogue of the contribution of key authors and thinkers.
Written in a full of life and obtainable type, the person chapters of City supply a thematic evaluation of 4 dominant methods of imminent towns:
- as lived-in places
- as imagined spaces
- as networks of association
- as applied sciences of flow.
Drawing on a various diversity of literatures and case reviews, the booklet spells out the significance of a geographical point of view at the urban, suggesting that it's only by means of bringing those other ways of mapping the town jointly that we will start to make experience of cities.
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