Towards Cosmopolis: Planning for Multicultural Cities
Wiley, 11 בדצמ׳ 1997 - 268 עמודים
From Polis to Metropolis, men and women have continued to struggle to perfect our cities. Urban history presents a picture of grand ideals and devastating failures. Towards Cosmopolis explores why we have failed, and how we could succeed, in building an urban Utopia - with a difference.
Globalization, civil society, feminism and post-colonialism are the forces, ever shifting and changing our cities. We need a new vision to face such change. Sandercock pulls down the pillars of modernist city planning and raises in their place a new post-modern planning, a planning sensitive to community, environment and cultural diversity.
Towards Cosmopolis is illustrated with case material from around the world - which present 'a thousand tiny empowerments' of current planning practice - and with a superb range of specially commissioned images. This bold critique cuts to the heart of current debates about the future of our cities. It deserves a place on every citizen's shelf.
מה אומרים אנשים - כתיבת ביקורת
לא מצאנו ביקורות במקומות הרגילים
Theoretical Airings 9
A Chronicle of Modernist Planning 11
11 קטעים אחרים שאינם מוצגים
מהדורות אחרות - הצג הכל
Aboriginal action activists advocacy advocacy planning African American AMKA analysis argues Australia bell hooks borderlands century challenge Chapter cities and regions citizenship city of desire coalition colour construction cosmopolis create critical critiques decades discussion dominant economic emerging empowerment Enlightenment epistemology environmental epistemology ethnic experience feminist Friedmann gays and lesbians gender global groups haredi housing identity identity politics immigrants indigenous insurgent planning issues Istanbul knowing knowledge land landscape Latinos learning listening living migration mobilized modern modernist planning multicultural multicultural cities multiple Native Americans Native Title neighbourhoods oppression organization paradigm participation planning history planning practice planning theory planning's politics of difference Porto Alegre postcolonial postmodern problem professional programmes questions racism radical planners rational role Sandercock skills social justice social movements society space spatial specific Spitalfields stories struggle technical tradition transformation understanding urban planning Utopia voices women
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