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Title Cities of difference / edited by Ruth Fincher, Jane M. Jacobs
Published New York : Guilford Press, [1998]
New York : Guilford Press, c1998


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 MELB  307.76 Fin/Cod  AVAILABLE
Description x, 322 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Introduction / Jane M. Jacobs and Ruth Fincher -- 2. Grids of Difference: Place and Identity Formation / Geraldine Pratt -- 3. In the Right Place at the Right Time? Life Stages and Urban Spaces / Ruth Fincher -- 4. Suburban Stories, Gendered Lives: Thinking through Difference / Robyn Dowling -- 5. Justice and the Disabling City / Brendan Gleeson -- 6. Community Responses to Human Service Delivery in U.S. Cities / Lois M. Takahashi -- 7. Sexuality and Urban Space: Gay Male Identity Politics in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia / Lawrence Knopp -- 8. Sexing the City / Liz Bondi -- 9. Sites of Difference: Beyond a Cultural Politics of Race Polarity / Kay Anderson -- 10. Contesting Social Relations in Communal Places: Identity Politics among Asian Communities in Dar es Salaam / Richa Nagar and Helga Leitner -- 11. Staging Difference: Aestheticization and the Politics of Difference in Contemporary Cities / Jane M. Jacobs
12. Whose City? Gender, Class, and Immigration in Globalizing European Cities / Eleonore Kofman -- 13. Social Polarization and the Politics of Difference: Discourses in Collision or Collusion? / Katherine Gibson
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Group identity.
Power (Social sciences)
Sociology, Urban.
Author Fincher, Ruth.
Jacobs, J. M. (Jane Margaret)
LC no. 98010765
ISBN 1572303107 (paperback)
1572303115 (hbk.)