The City Cultures Reader

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Malcolm Miles, Iain Borden, Tim Hall
Psychology Press, 2000 - 338 pages
City Cultures Readeris an outstanding collection of 60 texts, focussing on the cultural aspects, frameworks and perceptions of cities. Organised into twelve sections this text draws on material from cultural studies, architectural criticism and theory, cultural and human geography, urban design and critical theory. This exciting collection of readings draws out the comparisons and contrasts of the city by the juxtaposition of texts in each section. The excellent line up of contributors discuss a variety of current issues including:
· utopian and dystopian visions
· ecology
· social justice
· city form
· possible futures.
· every day life
 

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Table des matières

EDWARD ROBBINS
5
ROLAND BARTHES
35
NIGEL COATES
39
EDWARD W SOJA
51
CORINNE
57
The New Inequalities within Cities
60
Work Speedup
67
JEREMY SEABROOK 1996 People of the City
74
from The Mass Ornament
145
KENNETH FRAMPTON 1985
168
1982
193
Alternative Space
200
Palaces of Mud
232
A Basis for Shaping Cities
242
HERMAN
248
An Overview
261

SHARON ZUKIN 1996 Space and Symbols in an Age of Decline
81
The Culture Industries
93
SAMIR ALKHALIL 1991 The Monument and the City
103
Urban Landscapes
109
Culture and Technologies
119
ARCHIGRAM 1972 Instant City
125
STEPHEN GRAHAM 1996 The Social and Cultural Life of the City
134
1928
139
EcoRads on the Road
276
From
287
MARSHALL BERMAN 1982
297
Possible Futures
315
from Rem Koolhaas and Bruce Mau S M L XL
327
280
333
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À propos de l'auteur (2000)

Malcolm Miles is Senior Lecturer in Fine Art at Oxford Brookes University, Iain Borden is Senior Lecturer in Architectural History at The Bartlett, University College London and Tim Hall is Lecturer in Human Geography at Cheltenham and Gloucester College of Higher Education.

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