Acknowledgements. Part I Introduction. 1 Lost in Transposition-Time, Space and the City. Part II Right to the City. 2 Preface. 3 Industrialization and Urbanization. 4 Philosophy and the City. 5 Fragmentary Sciences and Urban Reality. 6 Philosophy of the City and Planning Ideology. 7 The Specificity of the City. 8 Continuities and Discontinuities. 9 Levels of Reality and Analysis. 10 Town and Country. 11 Around the Critical Point. 12 On Urban Form. 13 Spectral Analysis. 14 The Right to the City. 15 Perspective or Prospective?. 16 The Realiziation of Philosophy. 17 These on the City, the Urban and Planning. Part III Spaces and Politics. 18 Introduction. 19 Institutions of a Post-technological Society. Part IV Interviews. 20 No Salvation away from the Centre?. 21 The Urban in Question. Part V Elements of Rhythmanalysis. 22 Seen from the Window. 23 Rhythmanalysis of Mediterranean Cities. Index.
Eleonore Kofman is Professor in the Department of International Studies at Nottingham Trent University. Elizabeth Lebas is Senior Lecturer in the School of Geography at Middlesex University. Both have researched and written extensively on French urbanization and urban theory.