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Abstract : From the integrated medieval European cities surrounded by walls, to the colonial Boston or the rapidly growing Phoenix, Las Vegas, or South East London, the category 'city' comprises different densities, borders, and dimensions; for instance: the material city of walls, squares, house, roads, lights, utilities, buildings, waste and physical infrastructure; the cultural city in terms of imagination, difference, representations, ideas, symbols, arts, texts, senses, religion, and aesthetics; the politics and policies of the city in terms of domination, power, governmet, mobilization, welfare, and education; the social city of riots, ethnic, economic, or gender inequalities, everyday life and social movements; the economy of the city:division of labor, scale, production, consumption, trade... [First lines]
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Patrick Le Galès, Mathieu Zagrodzki. Cities. Transatlantic Divide, Oxford University Press, pp.218 - 245, 2007, 9780199204533. ⟨hal-03397938⟩

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