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The importance of the social and material production of urban nature has recently emerged as an area of importance with academic realms. In the Nature of Cities provides an integrated and relational approach that helps to untangle the interconnected economic, political and social processes that go together to form urban landscapes. This volume draws together prominent urban scholars to critically examine how economic, political, cultural processes affect urban environments. Contributions incorporate both new theoretical discussions about the social production while also supporting ideas with empirical research from the US, UK, Europe, Central and South America. The groundbreaking collection will continue to progress knowledge within the realm of human/environment relations, but explicitly with regard to urban areas.