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The book's introductory chapters lay out in a concise manner the principal themes in urban theory, postmodern thought, and spatial analysis. From this, Dear constructs the fabric of a postmodern urbanism, employing the precepts of Henri Lefebvre and Fredric Jameson, together with a careful reading of the landscapes of contemporary cities, including the prototypical postmodern metropolis of Cited by: This book will change the way we understand cities.

It provides readers with not only an introduction to cities and urbanism in the postmodern world but also overturns many common assumptions about urban structure/5(18). The book's introductory chapters lay out in a concise manner the principal themes in urban theory, postmodern thought, and spatial analysis.

From this, Dear constructs the fabric of a postmodern urbanism, employing the precepts of Henri Lefebvre and Fredric Jameson, together with a careful reading of the landscapes of contemporary cities, including the prototypical postmodern. The postmodern urban condition Michael Dear Steven Flusty This latest mutation in space – postmodern hyperspace – has finally succeeded in transcending the capacities of the human body to locate itself, to organize its immediate surroundings perceptually, and cognitively to map its position in a.

This book will change the way we understand cities. It provides readers with not only an introduction to cities and urbanism in the postmodern world but also overturns many common assumptions about 5/5(1).

This book will change the way we understand cities. It not only provides readers with an introduction to cities and urbanism in the postmodern world but also overturns many common assumptions about urban structure.

Dear's analysis combines concepts of postmodernism, space, and the urban to trace the genesis of a postmodern urban condition. Description This book will change the way we understand cities. It provides readers with not only an introduction to cities and urbanism in the postmodern world but also overturns many common assumptions about urban structure.

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This book will change the way we understand cities. It not only provides readers with an introduction to cities and urbanism in the postmodern world but also overturns many common assumptions about urban structure.

Dear's analysis combines concepts of postmodernism, space, and the urban to trace the genesis of a postmodern urban condition.5/5(1). The Postmodern Condition: A Report on Knowledge (French: La condition postmoderne: Postmodern urban condition book sur le savoir) is a book by the philosopher Jean-François Lyotard, in which the author analyzes the notion of knowledge in postmodern society as the end of 'grand narratives' or metanarratives, which he considers a quintessential feature of modernity.

Author: Jean-François Lyotard. The book's introductory chapters lay out in a concise manner the principal themes in urban theory, postmodern thought, and spatial analysis.

From this, Dear constructs the fabric of a postmodern urbanism, employing the precepts of Henri Lefebvre and Fredric Jameson, together with a careful reading of the landscapes of contemporary cities, including the prototypical postmodern /5(18).

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The book's introductory chapters lay out in a concise manner the principal themes in urban theory, postmodern thought, and spatial analysis. From this, Dear constructs the fabric of a postmodern urbanism, employing the precepts of Henri Lefebvre and Fredric Jameson, together with a careful reading of the landscapes of contemporary cities, including the prototypical postmodern metropolis of Los.

The book's introductory chapters lay out in a concise manner the principal themes in urban theory, postmodern thought, and spatial analysis. From this, Dear constructs the fabric of a postmodern urbanism, employing the precepts of Henri Lefebvre and Fredric Jameson, together with a careful reading of the landscapes of contemporary cities, including the prototypical postmodern metropolis of Los 5/5(1).

"This book will change the way we understand cities. It provides readers with not only an introduction to cities and urbanism in the postmodern world but also overturns many common assumptions about urban structure.

Dear's analysis combines concepts of postmodernism, space and the urban to trace the genesis of a postmodern urban condition. The postmodern urban condition.

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[Michael J Dear] -- The author' analysis combines concepts of postmodernism, space and the urban to trace the genesis of a postmodern urban condition. He provides an understanding of the intellectual, moral, and. Jean-François Lyotard's The Postmodern Condition where he assesses several exemplary postmodern urban.

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condition including this condition being imposed on the subsequent purchaser. British Library Cataloguing in Publication Data A CIP catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication Data Harvey, David, The condition of post modernity / David Harvey p.

Bibliography: p. Postmodern criticisms of modernist urban planning center on the anti-ecological, rationalist, symbolically impoverished spaces constructed according to the demands of overarching demands for urban rationalization under the impetus of big capital.

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Harvey traces the origin of high modernist urban restructuring plans to the crisis after World War II. This book is about the contemporary city and those who live in it. It is thus also about the urban world of the era (extending roughly from the s to the present) that we see as postmodern, and specifically about how the postmodern city is changing under the impact of globalization and new information and communication by: 4.

The United Nations estimates that there will be more than cities with over one million people byand by ' [1] Michael Dear in his new book The Postmodern Urban Condition sets out the dimensions of the inescapable urbanization of humanity.

'In the field of architecture and urban design, I take postmodernism broadly to signify a break with the modernist idea that planning and development should focus on large-scale, metropolitan-wide, technologically rational and efficient urban plans, backed by absolutely no frills architecture.' (David Harvey, ) Harvey focuses on both modern and post-modern architectural buildings in New.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Postmodern Urban Condition at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5. The Urban Condition seeks to interfere in current debates over the future and interpretation of our urban landscapes by reuniting studies of the city as a physical and material phenomenon and as a cultural and mental (arte)fact.

that this latest mutation in space — postmodern hyperspace — has finally succeeded in transcending the 4/5(2). In The Postmodern Condition Jean-Francois Lyotard extends that analysis to postmodernism by looking at the status uf science, technology, and the arts, the significance of technocracy, and the way the flow of information and knowledge are controlled in the Western world.

Among his books are Discours, figure and Economie Libidinale.

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Jane Jacobs' book The Death and Life of Great American Cities was a sustained critique of urban planning as it had developed within Modernism and marked a transition from modernity to postmodernity in thinking about urban planning (Irving).

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M.J. Dear, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, Postmodern urbanism refers to a concept of urban form and dynamics that is distinctive from the precepts and rationalities of a modernist urbanism.

Just as the tenets of modernist thought have been undermined and a multiplicity of new ways of knowing put in their place, so, analogously, in postmodern cities the. González, José Eduardo Urban Spaces in Contemporary Latin American Literature. Books shelved as postmodern: The Crying of Lot 49 by Thomas Pynchon, Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut Jr., Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace, Whi.

This study explores New Urbanism as part of a contemporary cultural paradigm referred to as postmodernism. By highlighting the complex relationship between New Urbanist design prescriptions and earlier urban development approaches from the premodern and modern periods, I reflect on some seemingly paradoxical aspects of both New Urbanism and by:   The Condition of Postmodernity by David Harvey,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(K).