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Moving Cities – Contested Views on Urban Life

Editors: Ferro, L., Smagacz-Poziemska, M., Gómez, M.V., Kurtenbach, S., Pereira, P., Villalón, J.J. (Eds.)

  • Re-urbanization and the raise of cities in Europe - challenges and opportunities
  • New tendencies in urban sociology
  • International view on an international topic
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About this book

The texts of the book focus on the problems and challenges of urban change, especially in Europe, in the contemporary context of intense mobility. The main topics are mobility, urban social structure, migrations, urban inequalities, urban activism, community, neighbourhood life, uses of public spaces and methodological approaches to urban life such as ethnography.

About the authors

Lígia Ferro is assistant professor at the Faculdade de Letras, Universidade do Porto. She is also a researcher at the Instituto de Sociologia, Universidade do Porto and at the CIES-IUL, Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, ISCTE-IUL, Portugal.

Marta Smagacz-Poziemska works at the Instytut Socjologii, Uniwersytet Jagielloński in Krakow, Poland.

M. Victoria Gómez is senior lecturer at the Departamento de Análisis Social, Universidad Carlos III, Madrid, Spain.

Sebastian Kurtenbach, Dr, is researcher at the Institut für interdisziplinäre Konflikt- und Gewaltforschung (IKG), Bielefeld University, Germany.

Patrícia Pereira is post-doctoral researcher of the Centro Interdisciplinar de Ciências Sociais, CICS.NOVA, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal.

Juan José Villalón is senior lecturer of sociology at the Departmento de Sociología III (Tendencias Sociales), Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia, UNED, Spain.


Table of contents (13 chapters)

  • Moving Cities: Contested Views on Urban Life

    Ferro, Lígia (et al.)

    Pages 1-9

  • The Global City: Strategic Site, New Frontier

    Sassen, Saskia

    Pages 11-28

  • On Roots and Routes

    Blokland, Talja

    Pages 29-42

  • Daily Mobility and Urban Sprawl

    Pujadas, Joan J. (et al.)

    Pages 43-60

  • Empty Space: Historical Memory in the Contemporary City

    Hutchison, Ray

    Pages 61-75

Buy this book

eBook $59.99
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-658-18462-9
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $74.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-658-18461-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Moving Cities – Contested Views on Urban Life
Editors
  • Lígia Ferro
  • Marta Smagacz-Poziemska
  • M. Victoria Gómez
  • Sebastian Kurtenbach
  • Patrícia Pereira
  • Juan José Villalón
Copyright
2018
Publisher
VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften
Copyright Holder
Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden GmbH
eBook ISBN
978-3-658-18462-9
DOI
10.1007/978-3-658-18462-9
Softcover ISBN
978-3-658-18461-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VI, 226
Number of Illustrations
18 b/w illustrations, 17 illustrations in colour
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