Urban politics: A sociological interpretation

0 avg rating
( 0 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780091369705: Urban politics: A sociological interpretation

 In this book, the author provides a critical examination and evaluation of a number of the central political questions currently being posed in urban studies.

The book is divided into two interrelated sections. Part One critically discussed the theoretical problems raised by recent work in Britain, Europe and the United States and covers such issues as 'non-decision making' and the mobilisation of bias in political systems, the significance of owner-occupation as a basis for political action, the potential importance of 'urban social movements', and the nature of the relationship between urban management, the state and private capital. Throughout these chapters, the author attempts to develop a theoretical position which avoids the weaknesses of contemporary pluralist, Weberian and Marxist formations.

Part Two systematically relates this theoretical discussion to an analysis of empirical material generated in a case study of an Outer London Borough. Thus, in addition to a chapter on local government policy making and the operation of strategies of political exclusion, this section contains analysis of political struggles involving suburban owner-occupiers, council tenants and large town centre business enterprises in a town which has undergone massive urban development over the last few years.

Taken as a whole, the book constitutes an original  and challenging contribution, both theoretical and empirical, to the contemporary analysis of urban politics.

This book was first published in 1979.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Saunders, Peter
ISBN 10: 0091369703 ISBN 13: 9780091369705
Used Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
WorldofBooks
(Goring-By-Sea, WS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. Bookseller Inventory # GOR007797095

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 1.00
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 6.32
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Saunders, Peter
Published by Hutchinson Educ. (1979)
ISBN 10: 0091369703 ISBN 13: 9780091369705
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Greener Books
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Hutchinson Educ., 1979. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used; Good. **SHIPPED FROM UK** We believe you will be completely satisfied with our quick and reliable service. All orders are dispatched as swiftly as possible! Buy with confidence!. Bookseller Inventory # 2265717

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 3.72
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.84
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Peter Saunders
Published by Hutchinson Educ. (1979)
ISBN 10: 0091369703 ISBN 13: 9780091369705
Used Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Anybook Ltd.
(Lincoln, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Hutchinson Educ., 1979. Ex-library, with usual stamps and markings, in fair all round condition, suitable as a reading copy. Bookseller Inventory # 878590

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 1.00
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 7.89
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Peter Saunders
Published by Hutchinson Educ.; (1979)
ISBN 10: 0091369703 ISBN 13: 9780091369705
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Anybook Ltd.
(Lincoln, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Hutchinson Educ.;, 1979. Book Condition: Good. .Hardcover,Ex-Library,with usual stamps markings, ,in good all-round condition,dust jacket in good condition,368pages. Bookseller Inventory # 209038

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 1.00
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 7.89
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Saunders, Peter
ISBN 10: 0091369703 ISBN 13: 9780091369705
Used Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Electric Chicken
(Goring-By-Sea, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. Bookseller Inventory # FPS0091369703G

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 3.66
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 6.32
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Peter Saunders
Published by Hutchinson Educ. (1979)
ISBN 10: 0091369703 ISBN 13: 9780091369705
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Anybook Ltd.
(Lincoln, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Hutchinson Educ., 1979. Book Condition: Poor. This book has hardback covers.Ex-library,With usual stamps and markings,In poor condition, suitable as a reading copy.Dust Jacket in fair condition. Bookseller Inventory # 2964358

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 9.34
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 7.89
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Saunders, Peter
Published by Hutchinson Educ. (1979)
ISBN 10: 0091369703 ISBN 13: 9780091369705
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Readers Online
(Blackrock, Co. Dublin, Ireland)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Hutchinson Educ., 1979. Hardcover with dust jacket. Book Condition: Very good+. Dust jacket shows signs of wear at the points and top of the spine, previous owner's name on ffep. 383 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 7563

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 11.55
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 11.21
From Ireland to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds