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My Interest in Cities is Really an Interest in the Way People Live

Updated Tuesday 5th June 2018

How do cities bring places, relationships and networks together, and what sorts of politics do they create? 

Geography and Urban Policy meet, as Professor Allan Cochrane explains the motivations running through his work. It threads together studies of how people live, manage and organise their lives, drawing in both local and global networks of power and ideas. Cities allow us to understand, and are key parts of how, abstract theories and sweeping trends become grounded in local and everyday experiences.  
 

 

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