For 2nd and 3rd year courses in urban sociology, sociology of exclusion, social stratification, planning and cultural studies in departments of sociology and urban geography. This book provides an in depth examination of social movements and urban life in European cities today. Unique in its interdisciplinary approach, it covers traditional areas of urban studies, sociological concerns about the concept of change and the characteristics of social movements. It presents current theory as well as discursive sections based around empirical work conducted in major European cities including London, Paris and Berlin.

chapter 1|14 pages

The fear of living together

chapter 2|18 pages

Love for the city

chapter 3|16 pages

The end of teleology

chapter 4|21 pages

Working for habit

chapter 5|18 pages

Against disappearance

chapter 6|18 pages

Invisible and dingy cities

chapter 7|14 pages

Reclaiming urban space

chapter 8|20 pages

Dionysus and the underground

chapter 9|18 pages

The politics of difference

chapter |4 pages