Urbanization and Urban Planning in Capitalist Society

1st Edition

Michael Dear, Allen J. Scott

Routledge
Published May 29, 2018
Reference - 650 Pages
ISBN 9781138478633 - CAT# K348571
Series: Routledge Library Editions: Urban Planning

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Summary

Originally published in 1981, Urbanization and Urban Planning in Capitalist Society, is a comprehensive collection of papers addressing urban crises. Through a synthesis of current discussions around various critical approaches to the urban question, the book defines a general theory of urbanization and urban planning in capitalist society. It examines the conceptual preliminaries necessary for the establishment of capitalist theory and provides a theoretical exposition of the fundamental logic of urbanization and urban planning. It also provides a detailed discussion of commodity production and its effects on urban development.

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