Handbook of Urban Geography by Editors: Tim Schwanen, Ronald van Kempen
Call Number: Online resource
Publication Date: 2019
Summary: This Handbook provides an authoritative overview of the diversity of contemporary geographical research on cities and urbanization. It demonstrates the vibrancy of current research, and the exciting future of the field. Bringing together different philosophical, theoretical, and methodological approaches to the study of the city and the urban, chapters incorporate elements from different disciplines with international perspectives to create an extensive reference on contemporary urban geography research. The Handbook of Urban Geography consists of thirty chapters written by the leading experts and recognized specialists in the field. Organized into seven parts, this Handbook explores recent theories and methodologies, urban networks, redevelopment, inequality, socialities in the city, urban politics, and sustainability. Recognizing the interdisciplinary nature of the field, contributing authors are from across disciplinary boundaries, expanding the horizons for future geography research. Researchers and academics in geography, urban studies, and related disciplines will find this Handbook offers succinct overviews of recent developments in the literature. Graduate and undergraduate students will also find this an accessible and useful reference work.