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Product Description: Representing a major contribution to the field, authors Mark Gottdiener and Ray Hutchison present their breakthrough text in a new third edition, now completely revised and streamlined to provide students with a solid grounding on the topic...read more

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9780072891805 | Subsequent edition (McGraw-Hill Humanities Social, November 1, 1999), cover price $128.55 | About this edition: The first edition of The New Urban Sociology represented a major breakthrough text for urban sociology and urban studies programs.
9780070239128 | McGraw-Hill College, January 1, 1994, cover price $80.60 | About this edition: Written from a postmodernist perspective, this work considers urban regions as built environments and goes beyond traditional social variables to examine economic and political dimensions of urban development.

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9780813343181 | 3 edition (Westview Pr, January 2, 2006), cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Representing a major contribution to the field, authors Mark Gottdiener and Ray Hutchison present their breakthrough text in a new third edition, now completely revised and streamlined to provide students with a solid grounding on the topic.

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Product Description: The SAGE Key Concepts series provides students with accessible and authoritative knowledge of the essential topics in a variety of disciplines. Cross-referenced throughout, the format encourages critical evaluation through understanding...read more

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9780761940975 | Sage Pubns Ltd, February 16, 2005, cover price $124.00

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9780761940982 | Sage Pubns Ltd, February 16, 2005, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: The SAGE Key Concepts series provides students with accessible and authoritative knowledge of the essential topics in a variety of disciplines.

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Product Description: Semiotics, the study of the sign systems that constitute human culture, has since its discovery in the late 19th century and early 20th century, transformed the ways in which we think about culture and communication. It has opened new areas of study and made fruitful connections between established disciplines...read more

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9780761974161 | Sage Pubns Ltd, February 24, 2003, cover price $1030.00 | About this edition: Semiotics, the study of the sign systems that constitute human culture, has since its discovery in the late 19th century and early 20th century, transformed the ways in which we think about culture and communication.

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Product Description: From Graceland to Dollywood, from Las Vegas to Disneyworld, this book explores the origins, nature, and future of themed environments in information-overloaded America.. The Theming of America explores the nature of social change in America since the 1960sfrom Graceland to Dollywood, from Las Vegas to Disneyworld, from the Mall of America to your local mall...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780813397658 | 2 edition (Westview Pr, August 1, 2001), cover price $34.00 | About this edition: From Graceland to Dollywood, from Las Vegas to Disneyworld, this book explores the origins, nature, and future of themed environments in information-overloaded America.

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Product Description: This book is not just about air travel. It is about the emergent social world of flying. It concerns air space and behavior in the air the way someone else might look at cities and street behavior. Economic, political, and cultural aspects are all considered...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780742500280 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, December 1, 2000, cover price $118.00 | About this edition: This book is not just about air travel.

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9780742500297 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, December 1, 2000, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: This book is not just about air travel.

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Product Description: Consumption as a field of cultural studies overlaps with theories of postmodernism, the social construction of self, commodification in late capitalism, and the role of mass media in daily life. New forms of consumption such as those facilitated by cyberspace, themed environments, the commodification of sex, and the increasing role of leisure in society all play new and interesting roles in daily life that combine consumerism with the most contemporary social forms...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Mark Gottdiener (editor)

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9780847695690 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, November 1, 2000, cover price $113.00 | About this edition: Consumption as a field of cultural studies overlaps with theories of postmodernism, the social construction of self, commodification in late capitalism, and the role of mass media in daily life.

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9780847695706 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, November 1, 2000, cover price $49.00 | About this edition: Consumption as a field of cultural studies overlaps with theories of postmodernism, the social construction of self, commodification in late capitalism, and the role of mass media in daily life.

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Product Description: Most writing about Las Vegas focuses on the spectacular story of casino gambling and tourism. This book is different. Written by two renowned urban studies scholars and a local Las Vegas journalist, combining scholarly research with investigative reporting First academic book to provide a synthesis on the recent growth of Las Vegas Appropriate for courses in urban studies, economic development and tourism, communities and cultural studies ...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781577181361 | Blackwell Pub, January 18, 2000, cover price $157.95 | About this edition: Most writing about Las Vegas focuses on the spectacular story of casino gambling and tourism.

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9781577181378 | Blackwell Pub, January 18, 2000, cover price $53.95 | About this edition: Most writing about Las Vegas focuses on the spectacular story of casino gambling and tourism.

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Product Description: This book explores the nature of social change since the 1960s as reflected in the “theming” of America—from Graceland to Dollywood, from Las Vegas to Disneyworld, from the Mall of America to your local mall. Nowhere can modern Americans escape the profusion of recognizable symbols and signs attached to virtually all aspects of our culture, constantly reminding us that we are on familiar and comforting ground...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780813331881 | Westview Pr, December 12, 1996, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: This book explores the nature of social change since the 1960s as reflected in the “theming” of America—from Graceland to Dollywood, from Las Vegas to Disneyworld, from the Mall of America to your local mall.

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Product Description: This book explores the nature of social change since the 1960s as reflected in the “theming” of America—from Graceland to Dollywood, from Las Vegas to Disneyworld, from the Mall of America to your local mall. Nowhere can modern Americans escape the profusion of recognizable symbols and signs attached to virtually all aspects of our culture, constantly reminding us that we are on familiar and comforting ground...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780813331898 | Harpercollins, January 1, 1997, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: This book explores the nature of social change since the 1960s as reflected in the “theming” of America—from Graceland to Dollywood, from Las Vegas to Disneyworld, from the Mall of America to your local mall.

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Product Description: This book is a systematic treatment of semiotics from the perspective of postmodernism. It not only develops an important theory of the role of symbols in postmodern culture, but aims to help the reader to analyze contemporary society by providing a series of case studies that apply theory to everyday life...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780631192152 | Blackwell Pub, January 1, 1995, cover price $52.95 | About this edition: This book is a systematic treatment of semiotics from the perspective of postmodernism.

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9780631192169 | Blackwell Pub, December 1, 1994, cover price $37.95 | About this edition: This book is the first systematic treatment of semiotics from the perspective of postmodernism.

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Product Description: From reviews of the first edition: "This is perhaps the best theoretically oriented book by a United States urban sociologist since the work of Firey, Hawley, and Sjoberg in the 1940s and 1950s.... Gottdiener is on the cutting edge of urban theoretical work today...read more

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9780292775862 | Univ of Texas Pr, March 1, 1985, cover price $32.50 | also contains In the Mouth of the Whale | About this edition: Since its first publication in 1985, The Social Production of Urban Space has become a landmark work in urban studies.

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9780292727724, titled "The Social Production of Urban Space" | 2 sub edition (Univ of Texas Pr, August 1, 1994), cover price $32.95 | About this edition: From reviews of the first edition: "This is perhaps the best theoretically oriented book by a United States urban sociologist since the work of Firey, Hawley, and Sjoberg in the 1940s and 1950s.

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Product Description: The Decline of Urban Politics is a lucidly written discussion of the transformation in local politics in the US since the 1950s. Gottdiener argues that local politics has become increasingly concerned with managing the quality of local life...read more

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9780803927131 | Sage Pubns, June 1, 1987, cover price $63.50 | About this edition: The Decline of Urban Politics is a lucidly written discussion of the transformation in local politics in the US since the 1950s.

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9780803927148 | Sage Pubns, October 1, 1986, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: The Decline of Urban Politics is a lucidly written discussion of the transformation in local politics in the US since the 1950s.

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Product Description: Cities in Stress represents a significant departure from previous research on urban decline and restructuring. Challenging conventional wisdom from both left and right, and including a chapter on Britain, the contributors to this volume seek to advance our theoretical understanding of the nature, dynamics and significance of the urban crisis...read more

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9780803925762 | Sage Pubns, August 1, 1986, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: Cities in Stress represents a significant departure from previous research on urban decline and restructuring.

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