City Worlds

City Worlds

City Worlds

City Worlds


This text presents both an overview of, and the core of the argument in, the Understanding Cities series. Using an integrated and interactive text, it seeks to draw on our spatial imaginations to prompt a distinctive understanding of cities.


John Allen Senior Lecturer in Economic Geography

Sally Baker Education and Social Sciences Librarian

Melanie Bayley Editor

Andrew Blowers Professor of Social Sciences (Planning)

Christopher Brook Lecturer in Geography

Deborah Bywater Project Controller

David Calderwood Project Controller

Margaret Charters Course Secretary

Allan Cochrane Professor of Public Policy

Lene Connolly Print Buying Controller

Michael Dawson Course Manager

Margaret Dickens Print Buying Co-ordinator

Nigel Draper Editor

Janis Gilbert Graphic Artist

Celia Hart Picture Research Assistant

Caitlin Harvey Course Manager

Steven Hinchliffe Lecturer in Geography

Teresa Kennard Co-publishing Advisor

Siân Lewis Graphic Designer

Michèle Marsh Secretary

Doreen Massey Professor of Geography

Eugene McLaughlin Senior Lecturer in Criminology and Social Policy

Gerry Mooney Staff Tutor in Social Policy

Eleanor Morris Series Producer, BBC/OUPC

John Muncie Senior Lecturer in Criminology and Social Policy

Ray Munns Cartographer

Steven Norris Graphic Designer (Cover)

Kathy Pain Staff Tutor in Geography

Steve Pile Lecturer in Geography and Course Team Chair

Michael Pryke Lecturer in Geography

Jenny Robinson Lecturer in Geography

Kathy Wilson Production Assistant, BBC/OUPC

External Assessor

John Solomos Professor of Sociology, University of Southampton

External Contributors

Ash Amin Author, Professor of Geography, University of Durham

Stephen Graham Author, Reader in the Centre for Urban Technology, University of Newcastle upon Tyne

Kerry Hamilton Author, Professor of Transport, University of East London

Mark Hart Tutor Panel, Reader in Industrial and Regional Policy, University of Ulster

Susan Hoyle Author, Research Associate in the Transport Studies Unit, University of East London

Linda McDowell Author, Director for the Graduate School of Geography and Fellow at Newnham College, University of Cambridge

Ian Munt Tutor Panel, Researcher, London Rivers Association

Phil Pinch Tutor Panel, Senior Lecturer, Geography and Housing Division, South Bank University

Jenny Seavers Tutor Panel, Research Fellow, Centre for Housing Policy, University of York

Nigel Thrift Author, Professor of Geography, University of Bristol

Sophie Watson Author, Professor of Urban Cultures, University of East London

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