Social Economy of the Metropolis: Cognitive-Cultural Capitalism and the Global Resurgence of Cities

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This book is about the renaissance of cities in the twenty first century and their increasing role as centers of creative economic activity. It attempts to put some conceptual and descriptive order around issues of urbanization in the contemporary world, emphasizing the idea of the social economy of the metropolis, which is to say, a view of the urban organism as an intertwined system of social and economic life played out through the arena of urban space. The book opens with a review of some essentials of urban theory, ...

Social Economy of the Metropolis: Cognitive-Cultural Capitalism and the Global Resurgence of Cities 2009, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199549306

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