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This volume explores how consumption and entertainment change cities, but it reverses the 'normal' causal process. That is, many chapters analyze how consumption and entertainment drive urban development, not vice versa. People both live and work in cities and where they choose to live shifts where and how they work. Amenities enter as enticements to bring new residents or ...more
Paperback, 283 pages
Published March 15th 2011 by Lexington Books (first published December 16th 2003)
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