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Imaging the City: Continuing Struggles and New Directions Sam Bass Warner Jr.

Imaging the City: Continuing Struggles and New Directions

Sam Bass Warner Jr.

Published December 28th 2001
ISBN : 9780882851693
Hardcover
519 pages
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Seventeen essays consider the struggles over city images, responses to the overwhelming character of urban life, and new images. Particular attention is given to the promotion of cities through marketing, images of city life as presented by HollywoodMoreSeventeen essays consider the struggles over city images, responses to the overwhelming character of urban life, and new images. Particular attention is given to the promotion of cities through marketing, images of city life as presented by Hollywood and childrens television, the role of urban theory, the practice of urban design, and community activism. The South Bronx, Cleveland, and the Twin Cities are U.S. case studies considered- the experiences of Asian locations, including Hong Kong, Singapore, and Kuala Lumpur are explored as well. Annotation © Book News, Inc., Portland, OR