About this issue

Volume 41 – Number 3

Summary

We asked editorial board members to consider which book during their career has had the greatest influence on them; to describe the book; to discuss its impact generally; and to consider whether it is still relevant today. This issue is the result. 

influence, city and urban planning

Books That Shaped Our Thinking

We asked editorial board members to consider which book during their career has had the greatest influence on them; to describe the book; to discuss its impact generally; and to consider whether it is still relevant today. This issue is the result. 

Contents

  • Books That Have Shaped Our Thinking 
    DAVID BANISTER 
  • Moralism and Urban Evolution: Excavating Mumford’s The City in History 
    LAWRENCE C. VALE
  • Culture and Urban Development: Revisiting the Legacy of David Harvey’s The Condition of Postmodernity on Urban Studies 25 Years On 
    CLAIRE COLOMB
  • Forces of Agglomeration: Allen Scott’s The Cultural Economy of Cities Revisited 
    ROBERT C. KLOOSTERMAN
  • The Sound of the City – Charlie Gillett 
    MARTIN CROOKSTON
  • Observing the Public Realm: William Whyte’s The Social Life of Small Urban Spaces 
    YASSER ELSHESHTAWY 
  • John F.C. Turner and Housing as a Verb
    MICHAEL COHEN
  • Hugh Stretton: Ideas for Australian Cities
    STEPHEN HAMNETT
  • Great Cities and Their Traffic: Michael Thomson Revisited 
    DAVID BANISTER
  • Publication Reviews