Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more

Selling Places: The City as Cultural Capital, Past and Present (Policy Planning and Critical Theory) Paperback – January 15, 1993


See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price New from Used from
Hardcover
"Please retry"
$178.65
Paperback
"Please retry"
$141.64
NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE

Best Books of the Month
Best Books of the Month
Want to know our Editors' picks for the best books of the month? Browse Best Books of the Month, featuring our favorite new books in more than a dozen categories.

Product Details

  • Series: Policy Planning and Critical Theory
  • Paperback: 326 pages
  • Publisher: Pergamon (January 15, 1993)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0080413846
  • ISBN-13: 978-0080413846
  • Shipping Weight: 1.3 pounds
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #7,927,827 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Editorial Reviews

Review

In focusing on the cultural-historical connection, an array of contentious social and economic arguments are highlighted as the different perspectives of contributors are presented.
Leisure, Recreation & Tourism Abstracts
Paul Knox
Places have been repackaged, redeveloped and 'sold' in new ways, not just in order to attract inward investment but also as part of a new dynamic in urban cultural politics. This volume is a response to these phenomena. It is a recognition of their complexity and an attempt to examine the discourses involved in manipulating culture and selling places...this book gets us off to a good start.
Progress in Human Geography
H. Lim
...brings together a number of interesting perspectives on the debate over the phenomenon of selling places...will provide a useful reference for researchers in the area.
Regional Studies

Customer Reviews

There are no customer reviews yet.
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
Share your thoughts with other customers