From Chicago to L.A. begins the task of defining an alternative agenda for urban studies and examines the case for shifting the focus of urban studies from Chicago to Los Angeles. The authors, experienced scholars from a variety of disciplines, examine: The concepts that have blocked our understanding of Southern California cities The imaginative structures that people have been using to understand and explain Los Angeles The utility of the "Los Angeles School" of urbanism

The L.A. School: A Personal Introduction

The L.A. school: A personal introduction
Michael J.Dear

Is there an L.A. School of urbanism? My personal answer to this question is a most emphatic yes! Even as certain contributors have expressed dissent from both the material and mental constructs of L.A.'s emergent urbanism, this volume has demonstrated beyond reasonable doubt that we ...

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