Publisher description for Key concepts in urban studies / M. Gottdiener and Leslie Budd.


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The SAGE Key Concepts series provides students with accessible and authoritative knowledge of the essential topics in a variety of disciplines. Cross-referenced throughout, the format encourages critical evaluation through understanding.

Written by experienced and respected academics, the books are indispensable study aids and guides to comprehension.

Key Concepts in Urban Studies:

Clearly and concisely explains the basic ideas in the interdisciplinary field of urban studies
Offers concise discussions of concepts ranging from community, neighbourhood, and the city to globalization, the New Urbanism, feminine space, and urban problems
Constitutes a re-examination of the key ideas in the field
Is illustrated throughout with international examples
Provides an essential reference guide for all students and teachers across the urban disciplines within sociology, political science, planning and geography.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Cities and towns -- Study and teaching.
Cities and towns.
Sociology, Urban.