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Urban Sociology, Capitalism and Modernity (2nd Edition)

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 253
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Sociology for a Changing World

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25 November 2002

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The long-awaited second edition of this highly successful text on urban sociology retains the distinctive character and focus of the original, while taking fully into account recent theoretical debates and new empirical...

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The long-awaited second edition of this highly successful text on urban sociology retains the distinctive character and focus of the original, while taking fully into account recent theoretical debates and new empirical research. Expanded and thoroughly revised throughout, it incorporates the substantial new literature on urban inequality, urban culture, urban politics and globalization. It thus offers a comprehensive and up-to-the-minute account of its subject, ideal for study purposes at undergraduate level and beyond.

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Thoroughly updated contents in light of research during 990's
Distinctive argument about the connections between cities, capitalism and modernity
Proven success of first edition as a general textbook for undergraduates

Introduction
The Roots of Urban Sociology
Cities and Uneven Development
Inequality and Social Organisation in the City
Perspectives on Urban Culture
Urban Culture and the Regeneration of Urban Meaning
Urban Politics
Conclusion.

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MIKE SAVAGE is Professor and Head of Department in the Department of Sociology at University of Manchester. His most recent book is Social Change and Class Cultures in Contemporary Britain (Open University Press).

ALAN WARDE is Professor of Sociology and Director of the Centre for Research in Innovation and Competition at the University of Manchester. His many books include Eating Out: Social Diffentiation, Consumption and Pleasure with L Martens, Consumption Food and Taste: Culinary Antimonies and Commodity Culture, and Contemporary British Society (third edition) with Nicholas Abercrombie et al.

KEVIN WARD is Lecturer in the School of Geography at the University of Manchester.

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MIKE SAVAGE is Professor and Head of Department in the Department of Sociology at University of Manchester. His most recent book is Social Change and Class Cultures in Contemporary Britain (Open University Press).

ALAN WARDE is Professor of Sociology and Director of the Centre for Research in Innovation and Competition at the University of Manchester. His many books include Eating Out: Social Diffentiation, Consumption and Pleasure with L Martens, Consumption Food and Taste: Culinary Antimonies and Commodity Culture, and Contemporary British Society (third edition) with Nicholas Abercrombie et al.

KEVIN WARD is Lecturer in the School of Geography at the University of Manchester.

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