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- DescriptionExplores how public space can be a facilitator of civil order, a site for power and resistance, and a stage for art, theatre, and performance. This title offers questions to provoke discussion, and concludes with thoughts on how these models can be combined by future scholars of public space to yield understanding of how public space works.
- Author BiographyAnthony M. Orum is Professor Emeritus of Sociology, University of Illinois at Chicago; and Visiting Scholar, Center for Urban Research and Learning, Loyola University, Chicago. He is the 2009 recipient of the American Sociological Association's Robert and Helen Lynd Award for lifetime achievement and service. In 2007 and 2008, he was a Fulbright Scholar at Fudan University in Shanghai, China where he began his first systematic studies of public spaces. He also has written, among other books, Introduction to Political Sociology, the most recent edition of which was co-authored with John Dale. Zachary P. Neal is Assistant Professor of Sociology and Global Urban Studies at Michigan State University. In addition to public space, he has written about restaurants as urban cultural markers, the influence of networks among cities on their economic development, and quantitative methodology in the social sciences.
- Author(s)Anthony M. Orum,Zachary P. Neal
- PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd
- Date of Publication01/09/2009
- GenreGeography & Earth Science: Textbooks & Study Guides
- Series TitleThe Metropolis and Modern Life
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- Content Note20 black & white illustrations, 20 black & white tables
- Weight589 g
- Width187 mm
- Height235 mm
- Format DetailsUnsewn / adhesive bound
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