Reinventing the city? : Liverpool in comparative perspective /

The City? has always been a strong focal point for critical social enquiry given its undisputed centrality for human life in the modern era. More recently, there has been a surge of interest in the postmodern city, the most popular subject being Los Angeles and the?global city?? the New Yorks, Londo...

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Other Authors: Munck, Ronaldo.
Format: Book Electronic
Published:Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2003.
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Table of Contents:
  • Title Page; Contents; Acknowledgements; Notes on the contributors; Foreword; Introduction: The City, Globalisation and Social Transformation; Part I: Regeneration; 1. The Contemporary City: A Critical Perspective; 2. From World City to Pariah City? Liverpool and the Global Economy, 1850-2000; 3. Urban Regeneration, Politics and Social Cohesion: The Liverpool Case; 4. Enhancing Spaces of Inclusion? Power, Participation in Governance and the Urban Regeneration Litany; Part II: Perspectives; 5. Gendered Perspectives; 6. Ethnic Minority Perspectives; 7. Youth Perspectives; 8. Elders' Perspectives. Part III: Transformation9. Living in the City: Poverty and Social Exclusion; 10. Images of the City; 11. Community Development: Rhetoric or Reality?; 12. Futures for Liverpool; Index.