The City: Los Angeles and Urban Theory at the End of the Twentieth Century. Allen John Scott, Edward W. Soja.

The City: Los Angeles and Urban Theory at the End of the Twentieth Century.

Berkeley: University of California Press, 1998. 8vo. 483 pp. Very Good. Soft Cover. Illustrated stiff paper wraps. B&W plates, maps. The editors of this text have assembled a variety of essays examining the built environment and human dynamics of the city of Los Angeles, emphasizing the dramatic changes that have occurred since 1960. Together the essays seek to create a new kind of urban analysis.

ISBN: 0585068720 9780585068725.

Contents:
Introduction to Los Angeles : city and region / Edward W. Soja and Allen J. Scott --
The first American city / Richard S. Weinstein --
Hetero-architecture and the L.A. school / Charles Jencks --
In the city, time becomes visible : intentionality and urbanism in Los Angeles, 1781-1991 / Michael Dear --
The evolution of transportation policy in Los Angeles : images of past policies and future prospects / Martin Wachs --
How Eden lost its garden : a political history of the Los Angeles Landscape / Mike Davis --
Bounding and binding metropolitan space : the ambiguous politics of nature in Los Angeles / Margaret FitzSimmons and Robert Gottlieb --
L.A. as design product : how art works in a regional economy / Harvey Molotch --
High-technology industrial development in the San Fernando Valley and Ventura County : observations on economic growth and the evolution of urban form / Allen J. Scott --
Income and racial inequality in Los Angeles / Paul Ong and Evelyn Blumenberg --
A city called heaven : black enchantment and despair in Los Angeles / Susan Anderson --
Latino Los Angeles : reframing boundaries/borders / Raymond A. Rocco --
From global to local : the rise of homelessness in Los Angeles during the 1980s / Jennifer Wolch --
Los Angeles, 1965-1992 : from crisis-generated restructing to restructuring-generated crisis / Edward W. Soja. Item #18-8185

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