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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2014)

Document title

City as ideology : reconciling the explosion of the city form with the tenacity of the city concept

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

WACHSMUTH D. (1) ;
(1) Dept. of Sociology, Univ., New York, ETATS-UNIS

Abstract

The A. analyses the city as ideology through reconciling the explosion of the city form with the tenacity of the city concept. To do so, he examines the three tropes of the traditional city which in material terms have been superseded in recent decades in the Global North but retain their force as ideological representations of contemporary urban spatial practice : the opposition between city and country, the city as a self-contained system, and the city as an ideal type

Source

Article of periodic

published at : Environment and planning. D. Society & space / ISSN 0263-7758

Editor : Pion, London - ROYAUME-UNI (1983)

Millesime : 2014, vol. 32, no1 [pp. 75-90]

Bibliographic references : 3 p.

Language

Anglais

Digital Object Identifier

Go to electronic document thanks to its DOI : doi:10.1068/d21911

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