Constructions of Urban Space (Research in Urban Sociology) by R. Hutchison

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Introduction to constructions of urban space; Public spaces: A comparative discussion of the criteria for public space; New urban spaces and cultural representations: Social imagineries, social-physical space, and homelessness; Spying on an eyesore: Space, place, and urban decay; Conflict, space, and identity: Two cases, one process.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm. Contents: Introduction to constructions of urban space / Ray Hutchison --Public spaces: a comparative discussion of the criteria for public space / Lewis W.

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