Constructions of urban space

Publisher: JAI Press in Stamford, Conn

Written in English
Published: Pages: 297 Downloads: 186
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  • Sociology, Urban.,
  • Public spaces.,
  • City planning.,
  • Space (Architecture),
  • Urban geography.,
  • Urban policy.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Ray Hutchison.
SeriesResearch in urban sociology -- v. 5.
ContributionsHutchison, Ray.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 297 p. :
Number of Pages297
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18139555M
ISBN 100762305401

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