'Connects the best traditions of urban political theory with important new contributions on emerging themes. This completely revised second edition is an invaluable book for new students and established scholars. It is accessible, theoretically rich, and maps out an exciting and challenging research agenda. It will spend more time open and on the desk, than closed and on the bookshelf!' - Professor Chris Skelcher, University of Birmingham
The scope and coverage of this book is in congruence with my course's supplementary reading needs. I will offer it to my students
This is an excellent reader which covers a ranges of pertinent pertinent historical and contemporary themes. This 2nd edition will provide a good starting point for students studying urban policies, governance etc.
overviw of various perspecitves and theoretial understandings of urban spaces. Postgraduate level.
Useful book that is applicable beyond political science.
excellent follow-up and integration to the first edition, an indispensable reference
A very useful resource in explaining the policy making process at a local level.
Excellent theoretical introduction. Clear and wide-ranging coverage of major approaches. Provides topical and very well-written discussion of central issues in urban theory.
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