Table of contents for The city reader / edited by Richard T. LeGates and Frederic Stout.

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 Contents
List of plates
Contributors
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Prologue
PART 1 THE EVOLUTION OF CITIES
Introduction
"The Urbanization of the Human Population"
Kingsley Davis
"The Urban Revolution"
V. Gordon Childe
			
"The Polis"
H.D.F. Kitto
First-Person Accounts of Great Cities of the Medieval and Early Modern World
Marco Polo
Ibn Battuta on Constantinople
Bernal Diaz on Tenochtitlan
Albrect D¿rer on Antwerp
"The Great Towns" 
Friedrich Engels
"The Drive-in Culture of Contemporary America"
Kenneth T. Jackson
"Beyond Suburbia: The Rise of the Technoburb"
Robert Fishman
 Plate Section: The Evolution of Cities
PART 2 URBAN CULTURE AND SOCIETY
Introduction
"What is a City?"
Lewis Mumford
"Urbanism as a Way of Life"
Louis Wirth
"The Use of Sidewalks: Safety"
Jane Jacobs
"The Negro Problems of Philadelphia," "The Question of Earning a Living," 
and "Color Prejudice"
W.E.B. Du Bois
"From Institutional to Jobless Ghettos"
William Julius Wilson
"Bowling Alone"
Robert D. Putnam
"The Creative Class" 
Richard Florida
"The Occidental City"
Ian Buruma and Avishai Margalit
"Visions of a New Reality: The City and the Emergence of Modern Visual Culture"
Frederic Stout
Plate Section: Visions of a New Reality
PART 3 URBAN SPACE
Introduction
"The Growth of the City"
Ernest W. Burgess
"Social Exclusion and Space"
Ali Madanipour
"Taking Los Angeles Apart"
Edward Soja
"Fortress L.A."
Mike Davis
"The Almost Perfect Town"
J.B. Jackson
"The Neighborhood, the District, and the Corridor
Andres Duany and Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk
"The Impact of New Technologies and Globalization on Cities"
Saskia Sassen
PART 4 URBAN POLITICS, GOVERNANCE, AND ECONOMICS
Introduction
First-person Accounts of 19th Century Political Bosses and Machines
James Bryce on "How the Machine Works" and "Rings and Bosses"
George Washington Plunkitt on "How to Become a Statesman" and "To Hold
Your District?Study Human Nature and Act Accordin' "
Jane Addams on "Why the Ward Boss Rules"
"Contested Cities: Social Processes and Spatial Form"
David Harvey
?A Ladder of Citizen Participation?
Sherry Arnstein
"The Need for a New Vision for the Development of Large U.S. Metropolitan Areas"
Anthony Downs
?Broken Windows?
James Q. Wilson and George L. Kelling
"The City as Distorted Price System"
Wilbur Thompson
"The Competitive Advantage of the Inner City"
Michael Porter
"Fiscal Equity"
Myron Orfield
Plate Section: Social and Symbolic Uses of Urban Space
PART 5 URBAN PLANNING HISTORY AND VISIONS
Introduction
?Public Parks and the Enlargement of Towns?
Frederick Law Olmsted
?Author?s Introduction? and ?The Town-Country Magnet?
Ebenezer Howard
?A Contemporary City?
Le Corbusier
?Broadacre City: A New Community Plan?
Frank Lloyd Wright
"Towards Sustainable Development"
World Commission on Environment & Development
 
?Designing the Region? and "Designing the Region is Designing the Neighborhood"
Peter Calthorpe and William Fulton
PART 6: URBAN PLANNING THEORY AND PRACTICE
Introduction
?The City of Theory?
Peter Hall
?Twentieth-Century Land Use Planning?
Edward J. Kaiser and David Godschalk
?Planning in the Face of Conflict?
John Forester
?Advocacy and Pluralism in Planning?
Paul Davidoff
?Planning for Sustainability in European Cities"
Timothy Beatley
Plate Section: Urban Planning
PART 7: PERSPECTIVES ON URBAN DESIGN
?Author?s Introduction,? ?The Relationship Between Buildings, Monuments, and Public Squares,? and ?The Enclosed Character of the Public Square?
Camillo Sitte
?The City Image and Its Elements?
Kevin Lynch
?The Design of Spaces?
William H. Whyte
?Toward an Urban Design Manifesto?
Allan Jacobs & Donald Appleyard
PART 8: THE FUTURE OF THE CITY
Introduction
?The Post-City Age?
Melvin Webber
?European Cities, the Informational Age, and the Global Economy?
Manuel Castells
"The Emergence of Mega-Urban Regions in Asia"
Aprodicio A. Laquian
"Planning Sustainable and Livable Cities"
Stephen Wheeler
?The Teleserviced City? 
William J. Mitchell
Joel Kotkin
"The Urban Future"
Epilogue
"Urban Studies and Planning"
Richard T. LeGates

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Urban policy.
Cities and towns.
City planning.