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Doing Global Urban Research

Doing Global Urban Research

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© 2018 | 264 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

Whether you are an urban geographer, an urban sociologist or an urban political scientist, and whether you take a qualitative, quantitative or mixed methods approach, the challenge that confronts researchers of our increasingly "globalized" urban studies remains fundamentally the same—how to make sense of urban complexity.

This book confronts this challenge by exploring the various methodological approaches for doing global urban research, including Comparative Urbanism, Social Network Analysis, and Data Visualization. With contributions from leading scholars across the world, Doing Global Urban Research offers a key forum to discuss how the practice of research can deepen our knowledge of globalized urbanization.

John Harrison & Michael Hoyler
Chapter 1: Making Sense of the Global Urban
Nikos Katsikis
Chapter 2: Visualizing the Planetary Urban
Peter J. Taylor & Ben Derudder
Chapter 3: Exploring the World City Network
Zachary P. Neal
Chapter 4: Analysing Cities as Networks
Cristina Temenos & Kevin Ward
Chapter 5: Examining Global Urban Policy Mobilities
Donald McNeill & Andrea Pollio
Chapter 6: Tracking the Global Urbanists
Michele Acuto
Chapter 7: Engaging with Global Urban Governance
John Lauermann
Chapter 8: Evaluating Global Urban Sustainability
Christopher Gaffney, Sven Daniel Wolfe & Martin Müller
Chapter 9: Scrutinizing Global Mega-Events
Hyun Bang Shin
Chapter 10: Studying Global Gentrifications
David Wachsmuth
Chapter 11: Researching the Global Right to the City
Roger Keil
Chapter 12: Constructing Global Suburbia, One Critical Theory at a Time
Tim Bunnell
Chapter 13: Comparative Ethnographic Urban Research
Katherine V. Gough
Chapter 14: Doing Longitudinal Urban Research
Mariana Dantas & Emma Hart
Chapter 15: Historical Approaches to Researching the Global Urban
Michael Hoyler & John Harrison
Chapter 16: Advancing Global Urban Research

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Making Sense of the Global Urban

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