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Title Handbook of urban studies / edited by Ronan Paddison.
Imprint London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE, 2001.

Subject Cities and towns.
Sociology, Urban.
Alt Name Paddison, Ronan.
Add Title Urban studies
Subject Cities and towns.
Sociology, Urban.
Alt Name Paddison, Ronan.
Add Title Urban studies
Description xvii, 494 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Studying cities / Ronan Paddison -- Defining the city / William H. Frey and Zacharay Zimmer -- Urban ecology / Peter Saunders -- Impartial maps: reading and writing cities / Hana Wirth-Nesher -- The physical form of cities: a historico-geographical approach / J.W.R. Whitehand -- Housing in the twentieth century / Ray Forrest and Peter Williams -- Transport and the city / Tom Hart -- Managing sustainable urban environments / Roberto Camagni, Roberta Capello and Peter Nijkamp -- Urbanization, suburbanization, counterurbanization and reurbanization / Tony Champion -- Social segregation and social polarization / Chris Hamnett -- Race relations in the city / Joe T. Darden -- Communities in the city / Ronan Paddison -- Women, men, cities / Linda M. McDowell -- Urban crime in the USA and western Europe: a comparison / Paula D. McClain -- Urban scale economies / J. Vernon Henderson -- Cities in the global economy / Saskia Sassen -- The post-fordist city / W.F. Lever -- The post-industrial city / Douglas V. Shaw -- The new urban economies / Donald McNeill and Aidan While -- The growth of urban informal economies / Colin C. Williams and Jan Windebank -- Urban governance / Michael Goldsmith --Cities and services: a post-welfarist analysis / Stephen J. Bailey -- Social policy and the city / Susanne MacGregor -- Communicative planning, emancipatory politics and postmodernism / Louis Albrechts and William Denayer -- Planning, power and conflict / James Simmie -- Power, discourses and city trajectories / Mark Boyle and Robert J. Rogerson -- Cities in Pacific Asia / David W. Smith -- Post-socialist cities in flux / Grigoriy Kostinskiy -- The cities of sub-Saharan Africa: from dependency to marginality / Richard Stren and Mohamed Halfani.
ISBN 080397695X
OCLC # 45868171
Table of Contents
 Notes on Contributors 
1Studying Cities / Ronan Paddison1
2Defining the City / William H. Frey, Zachary Zimmer14
3Urban Ecology / Peter Saunders36
4Impartial Maps: Reading and Writing Cities / Hana Wirth-Nesher52
5The Physical Form of Cities: A Historico-Geographical Approach / J. W. R. Whitehand69
6Housing in the Twentieth Century / Ray Forrest, Peter Williams88
7Transport and the City / Tom Hart102
8Managing Sustainable Urban Environments / Roberto Camagni, Roberta Capello, Peter Nijkamp124
9Urbanization, Suburbanization, Counterurbanization and Reurbanization / Tony Champion143
10Social Segregation and Social Polarization / Chris Hammett162
11Race Relations in the City / Joe T. Darden177
12Communities in the City / Ronan Paddison194
13Women, Men, Cities / Linda M. McDowell206
14Urban Crime in the USA and Western Europe: A Comparison / Paula D. McClain220
15Urban Scale Economies / J. Vernon Henderson243
16Cities in the Global Economy / Saskia Sassen256
17The Post-fordist City / W. F. Lever273
18The Post-Industrial City / Douglas V. Shaw284
19The New Urban Economies / Donald McNeill, Aidan While296
20The Growth of Urban Informal Economies / Colin C. Williams, Jan Windebank308
21Urban Governance / Michael Goldsmith325
22Cities and Services: a Post-Welfarist Analysis / Stephen J. Bailey336
23Social Policy and the City / Susanne MacGregor351
24Communicative Planning, Emancipatory Politics and Postmodernism / Louis Albrechts, William Denayer369
25Planning, Power and Conflict / James Simmie385
26Power, Discourses and City Trajectories / Mark Boyle, Robert J. Rogerson402
27Cities in Pacific Asia / David W. Smith419
28Post-Socialist Cities in Flux / Grigoriy Kostinskiy451
29The Cities of Sub-Saharan Africa: From Dependency to Marginality / Richard Stren, Mohamed Halfant466

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