November 2012, Polity
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- A thematic examination of core issues and trends in urban life today, such as the way in which cities are built, experienced, understood and governed.
- Weaves together contemporary urban theory, diverse bodies of thought and case examples, as well as intriguing original research findings.
- Examples are drawn from around the world to examine the city in different national and local contexts as well as different historical and political moments.
- Brings a rich sociological lens to the study of ‘what is the city?’, but also draws on insights from other fields such as cultural studies and human geography.