Postmetropolis: Critical Studies of Cities and Regions Paperback – Illustrated, May 18 2000
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"Traditional sociological and urban design critiques of the American city have left vacant a wide middle ground of critical enquiry. Between statistical analysis and physical critique, Edward Soja attempts to bridge the divide by proposing a 'third way' for urban studies. The result is a broad overview, ranging between sociological and cultural points of view, with the provocative possibility of pairing the two in a new urban paradigm." Tom Leslie, World Architecture
"Coming to the field as a relative novice, I found this book more straightforward and thought provoking than I expected...it is sure to be of interest and value to students and researchers alike." Regional Studies.
"Postmetropolis effectively illuminates the rich complexity and multidisciplinary of urban and regional restructuring in the current era... will serve as a useful resource." Journal of Economic and Social Geography.
"Postmetropolis is magisterial in its historic sweep" Thomas L. Bell, University of Tennessee.
A captivating guide to our urban future utilizing the urban geographic history of contemporary Los Angeles, a vivid & far-reaching interpretation of the restructured megacity.See all Product Description