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Urban Political Geographies: A Global Perspective
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Urban Political Geographies: A Global Perspective (Paperback)

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"Ugo Rossi and Alberto Vanolo take us on a journey around the ascent and crisis of urban liberalism, providing a clear and highly readable analysis of key issues and debates in the field of urban political geography."



- Ola Soederstroem, Universite de Neuchatel







"It is in the city trenches that the crises, contradictions, and counterpolitics of neoliberalization are finding some of their most vivid and consequential expressions, where new worlds are being imagined, made, and unmade. This has yet to be mapped. But in Urban Political Geographies, we have a timely and astute field guide to this unfolding process."



- Jamie Peck, University of British Columbia





How can we think about the urban within a political and geographical framework? This compelling textbook scrutinizes urban politics through a theoretical and empirical lens to provide readers with a clear understanding of the relationship between political, spatial and economic issues relating to the urban environment.

Taking a truly global analysis, the book uses international comparative case studies from cities across the world including, London, Beijing, Austin and Vancouver. It draws on ideas and theories from human geography, politics, sociology, economics and development.







Engaging in style and thorough in its coverage of the key issues, the book is essential reading for students and scholars looking for a book that deals with contemporary urban debates from a political, economic and geographical perspective.

History & PoliticsPolitics & governmentHistory & PoliticsPolitics & governmentPolitical activismArmed conflictPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groupsUrban communitiesScience & MathematicsGeographyHuman geographyPolitical geography Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd Publication Date: 10/11/2011 ISBN-13: 9780857028846  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Ugo Rossi teaches Geography at the University of Turin, Italy.

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