This compelling new 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 on 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. Engaging in style and thorough in its coverage of the key issues, this book draws on ideas and theories from human geography, politics, sociology, economics, and development.Ugo Rossi gained his PhD in Human Geography at the University of Naples a#39;La#39; Orientalea#39; (Italy) and obtained a Mastera#39;s Degree from the University of Durham ( UK). He held post-doctoral appointments at the University of Amsterdam, the Johnsanbsp;...
|Title||:||Urban Political Geographies|
|Author||:||Ugo Rossi, Alberto Vanolo|
|Publisher||:||SAGE - 2011-11-30|