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The Urban Revolution
Language: en
Pages: 196
Authors: Henri Lefebvre
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: U of Minnesota Press

Originally published in 1970, The Urban Revolution marked Henri Lefebvre’s first sustained critique of urban society, a work in which he pioneered the use of semiotic, structuralist, and poststructuralist methodologies in analyzing the development of the urban environment. Although it is widely considered a foundational book in contemporary thinking about
Reality TV
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Jon Kraszewski
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-02-24 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

From early first-wave programs such as Candid Camera, An American Family, and The Real World to the shows on our television screens and portable devices today, reality television consistently takes us to cities—such as New York, Los Angeles, and Boston—to imagine the place of urbanity in American culture and society.
Exploring an Environment
Language: en
Pages: 83
Authors: F. Alkazi
Categories: Environmental education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-03 - Publisher: Orient Blackswan

This book describes a series of exciting ideas and activities that will help children discover urban reality. Based on actual projects done in Mehrauli, it challenges the way you look at your environment. It suggests a range of possible ways to explore and involve students in their surrounding urban environment.
Hidden Topographies
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Raphael Zähringer
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-04-24 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

This book examines dystopian fiction’s recent paradigm shift towards urban dystopias. It links the dystopian tradition with the literary history of the novel, spatio-philosophical concepts against the backdrop of the spatial turn, and systems-theory. Five dystopian novels are discussed in great detail: China Miéville’s Perdido Street Station (2000) and The
The New Urban Reality
Language: en
Pages: 301
Authors: Paul E. Peterson
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-06-07 - Publisher: Brookings Institution Press

America's inner cities, particularly those in older industrial metropolitan areas, have declined sharply in both population and employment over the past two decades. How much of this change is due to technological advances in transportation, communication, and manufacturing? How much of it is due to the changing racial composition of