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24 March 2020
Originally published in 1981, Urbanization and Urban Planning in Capitalist Society, is a comprehensive collection of papers addressing urban crises. Through a synthesis of current discussions around various critical approaches to the urban question, the book defines a general theory of urbanization and urban planning in capitalist society. It examines the conceptual preliminaries necessary for the establishment of capitalist theory and provides a theoretical exposition of the fundamental logic of urbanization and urban planning. It also provides a detailed discussion of commodity production and its effects on urban development.
Edited by:   Michael Dear (University of California USA), Allen J. Scott (University of California Los Angeles, USA)
Imprint:   Routledge
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 234mm,  Width: 156mm, 
Weight:   907g
ISBN:   9781138478640
ISBN 10:   1138478644
Series:   Routledge Library Editions: Urban Planning
Pages:   640
Publication Date:   24 March 2020
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Further / Higher Education ,  A / AS level
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Preface Part I: The Urban Question 1. Towards a Framework for Analysis, Michael Dear and Allen J. Scott Part II: Prolegomena to a Theory of Urbanization and Planning 2. Capitalism, Accumulation and the Explanation of Urban Phenomena, Matthew Edel 3. The State in Capitalism and the Capitalist State, Gordon Clark and Michael Dear 4. Some Reflexions on Epistemology, Design and Planning Theory, Marc Los Part III: Urbanization and Planning in Capitalist Society 5. The Urban Process Under Capitalism: A Framework for Analysis, David Harvey 6. The Urban Land Question, Shoukry T. Roweis and Allen J. Scott 7. Urban Planning in Early and Late Capitalistic Societies: Outline of a Theoretical Perspectives, Shoukry T. Roweis 8. Notes on Comparative Urban Research, Michael Harloe Part IV: Commodity Production and Urban Development 9. The UK Electrical Engineering and Electronics Industries: The Implications of the Crisis for the Restructuring of Capital and Locational Change, Doreen Massey 10. Policies as Chameleons: An Interpretation of Regional Policy and Office Policy in Britain, C.G. Pickvance 11. The Property Sector in the Late Capitalism: The Case of Britain, Martin Boddy 12. The New International Division of Labour, Multinational Corporations and Urban Hierarchy, R.B. Cohen Part V: Reproduction and the Dynamics of Urban Life 13. Community and Accumulation, John Mollenkopf 14. Accumulation Versus Reproduction in the Inner City: The Recurrent Crisis of London Revisited, Damaris Rose 15. A Theory of Suburbanization: Capitalism and the Construction of Urban Space in the United States, Richard A. Walker 16. Capitalism and Conflict Around the Communal Living Space, Kevin R. Cox 17. Homeownership and the Capitalist Social Order, J.A. Agnew 18. Social and Spatial Reproduction of the Mentality Ill, Michael Dear Part VI: Urbanization and the Political Sphere 19. The Analysis of State Intervention in the Nineteenth-Century Cities: The Case of Municipal Labour Policy in East London 1886-1914, N.H. Buck 20. Amnesia, Integration and Repression: The Roots of Canadian Urban Political Culture, Harold Chorney 22. The Apparatus of the State, the Reproduction of Capital and Urban Conflicts, Joachim Hirsch Author Index Subject Index

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