The Social Fabric of Cities | Contents

sfc-front-cover_spineIntroduction: Threading the social and the spatial

Part One | Cities and the fabric of encounter

  1. Restricting contact
  2. Segregated networks in the city


Part Two | Cities and the fabric of communication

  1. Communication and space
  2. Urbanity as a dialogical achievement
  3. (Re)claiming the city: polis and the public sphere


Part Three | Cities and the fabric of material interaction

  1. Notes on the genesis of form
  2. The social effects of architecture
  3. The city as result: unintended consequences of architectural choices

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