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Thompson, Michael J.

Fleeing the City

Thompson, Michael J. - Fleeing the City, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Michael J. Thompson

Part I. Theorizing Antiurbanism

2. What is Antiurbanism? A Theoretical Perspective
Michael J. Thompson

3. Antiurbanism in the United States, England, and China
Robert A. Beauregard

4. The Origins of Antiurbanism
James A. Clapp

Part II. Antiurbanism in History and Literature

5. Pastoral Ideals and City Troubles
Leo Marx

6. Boys in the City: Homoerotic Desire and the Urban Refuge in Early Twentieth-Century Germany
Elena Mancini

7. Antiurbanism, New York, and the Early Twentieth-Century American National Imagination
Angela M. Blake

Part 3. Antiurbanism in Society and Politics

8. Imagining the Urban Poor: Poverty and the Fear of Cities
Roger A. Salerno

9. Americans, Urbanism, and Sprawl: An Exploration of Living Preferences
Emily Talen

10. Fundamentalism and Antiurbanism: The Frontier Myth, the Christian Nation, and the Heartland
Eduardo Mendieta

11. Against Safety, Against Security: Reinvigorating Urban Life
Don Mitchell

Keywords: Environment, Pollution, general, Urban Geography / Urbanism (inc. megacities, cities, towns), Social Structure, Social Inequality, Urban Studies/Sociology, Urbanism

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2009
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
265 pages
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230101050
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-37641-4

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