'Race', Culture and the Right to the City: Centres, Peripheries, Margins by Gareth Millington

'Race', Culture and the Right to the City: Centres, Peripheries, Margins

byGareth Millington

Hardcover | October 27, 2011

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Adopting a perspective inspired by Henri Lefebvre, this book considers the spread of multiculture from the central city to the periphery andconsiders the role that 'race' continues to play in structuring the metropolis, taking London, New York and Paris as examples.

About The Author

GARETH MILLINGTONis Senior Lecturer in the Department of Social Sciences at Roehampton University, London, UK.

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Title:'Race', Culture and the Right to the City: Centres, Peripheries, MarginsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.04 inPublished:October 27, 2011Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230202705

ISBN - 13:9780230202702

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements 
Introduction: The Signs in the Street
PART I: I CAN FEEL THE CITY BREATHING
Breathe In: The Public City 
Breathe Out: The Naked City 
Agonopolis: The Multicultural City
PART II: EMPTY PROSPERITY
Cosmopolis: Ain't No Love in the Heart of the City 
Bedsit-land: Southend-on-Sea and London 
State-Space: La Courneuve and Paris 
The Outer-Inner City: 'Race', Conviviality and the Centre-Periphery 
Epilogue
References
Index

Editorial Reviews

"A valuable and inviting geohistorical exploration of our new urban landscapes of exclusion and diversity. Millington is an insightful and original guide to the sociological past and present of the 'multicultural' city." - Alastair Bonnett, Professor of Social Geography, Newcastle University, UK