Encyclopedia of the City

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Roger W. Caves
Taylor & Francis, Aug 15, 2004 - Architecture - 578 pages
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The Encyclopedia of the City focuses on the key topics encountered by undergraduates and scholars in urban studies and allied fields. Contributors include major theoreticians and practitioners, and on other individuals, groups, and organizations which study the city or practice in a field that directly or indirectly affects the city, the Encyclopedia necessarily adopts an interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary perspective.

A solid but also provocative starting point for wider exploration of the city, this is a first-class work of reference that will be an essential resource for independent study as well as a useful aid in teaching.

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About the author (2004)

Dr. Roger W. Caves is a Professor of City Planning and Director of the Graduate Program in City Planning at San Diego State University, San Diego, California. He received his Ph.D in Urban Affairs and Public Policy from the University of Delaware in 1982. He has been on the faculty at San Diego State University since 1983.

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