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A Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics and International Relations
Lincoln AllisonLincoln Allison

‘Urbanism’ in English gains its contemporary meaning as a translation of the French expression l’urbanisme, which can be translated as ‘town planning’. But it has implications which go beyond this translation. Urbanism suggests an approach which comprehends the city as a whole and contains a theory which seeks to explain urban relations. Perhaps the most influential such theory has been the neo-Marxist development, by such writers as ... ...

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