By Phil Hubbard
City offers an obtainable but severe creation to 1 of the major recommendations in human geography. regularly on the middle of discussions in social thought, the definition and specification of ‘the urban’ still is still illusive. during this quantity, Phil Hubbard locates the concept that of ‘the urban’ inside present traditions of social notion, supplying a foundation for figuring out 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 sort, 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 viewpoint at the urban, suggesting that it is just by means of bringing those other ways of mapping town jointly that we will be able to start to make experience of cities.
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