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Cosmopolis II: Mongrel Cities of the 21st Century

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The 21st century will be the century of multicultural cities, of the struggle for equality and diversity and the struggle against fundamentalism. Cosmopolis II presents a truly global tour of contemporary cities - from Birmingham to Rotterdam, Frankfurt to Berlin, Sydney to Vancouver, and Chicago to East St. Louis. Passionately written and superbly illustrated with a range of specially commissioned images, Cosmopolis II is a visionary book of our urban future.

Synopsis:

The 21st century will be the century of multicultural cities, of the struggle for equality and diversity and the struggle against fundamentalism. Cosmopolis II presents a truly global tour of contemporary cities - from Birmingham to Rotterdam, Frankfurt to Berlin, Sydney to Vancouver, and Chicago to East St. Louis. Passionately written and superbly illustrated with a range of specially commissioned images, Cosmopolis II is a visionary book of our urban future.

Table of Contents

IntroductionPart One: Looking Back: Modernist Planning and its Discontents1) Modernist Cities and Planning2) Rewriting Planning History3) Who Knows?: Exploring Planning's KnowledgesPart Two: Looking Forward: Mongrel Cities and the 21st Century Multicultural project4) Mongrel Cities: How Can We Live Together?5) Home, Nation and Stranger: Fear in the City6) There is No Hiding Place: Integrating ImmigrantsPart Three: Towards a New Planning Imagination7) Transfomative Planning Practices: How and Why Cities Change8) The Power of Story Planning9) City Songlines

Product Details

ISBN:
9780826464637
Author:
Sandercock, Leonie
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Location:
London
Subject:
General
Subject:
Sociology - Urban
Subject:
Future Studies
Subject:
City planning
Subject:
Multiculturalism
Subject:
Pluralism
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - General
Subject:
Cultural pluralism
Subject:
Sociology-Future Studies
Subject:
General Philosophy
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
6
Publication Date:
20031231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
9.22 x 6.36 x 0.64 in

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The 21st century will be the century of multicultural cities, of the struggle for equality and diversity and the struggle against fundamentalism. Cosmopolis II presents a truly global tour of contemporary cities - from Birmingham to Rotterdam, Frankfurt to Berlin, Sydney to Vancouver, and Chicago to East St. Louis. Passionately written and superbly illustrated with a range of specially commissioned images, Cosmopolis II is a visionary book of our urban future.
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