ISBN-10:
0520254287
ISBN-13:
9780520254282
Pub. Date:
08/28/2007
Publisher:
University of California Press
Urban Fortunes: The Political Economy of Place, 20th Anniversary Edition, With a New Preface / Edition 1

Urban Fortunes: The Political Economy of Place, 20th Anniversary Edition, With a New Preface / Edition 1

by John R. Logan, Harvey Molotch
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This sociological classic is updated with a new preface by the authors looking at developments in the study of urban planning during the twenty-year life of this influential work.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780520254282
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 08/28/2007
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 413
Sales rank: 1,049,462
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.70(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author


John R. Logan is Professor of Sociology at Brown University. Harvey L. Molotch is Professor of Sociology at New York University.

Table of Contents

Preface to the 20th Anniversary Edition
Preface to the First Edition

1 The Social Construction of Cities
2 Places as Commodities
3 The City as a Growth Machine
4 Homes: Exchange and Sentiment in the
Neighborhood
5 How Government Matters
6 Overcoming Resistance to Value-free
Development
7 The Dependent Future

References
Name Index
Subject lndex

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