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Issues in the developed world.

Author: Hermanus S Geyer
Publisher: Cheltenham [u.a.] : Elgar, 2009.
Series: International handbook of urban policy, / ed. by H. S. Geyer ; Vol. 2; International handbook of urban policy, Vol. 2
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Brings together a range of viewpoints on a range of the burning issues affecting urban sustainability in North America and Europe at the beginning of the 21st century. This work covers a wide range  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hermanus S Geyer
ISBN: 9781847204592 1847204597
OCLC Number: 551895065
Notes: Enth. 13 Beitr.
Description: XIV, 326 S. : Ill., graph. Darst., Kt.
Contents: Contents: Preface PART I: THE URBAN POLICY CONTEXT 1. Introduction: The Policy Context of Urbanization M. Pacione PART II: EVOLVING URBAN SYSTEMS 2. Differential Urbanization Trends in Europe: The European Case E. Heikkila and H. Kaskinoro 3. Urban Economies: Their Role in Economic Development P. van Hemert, M. van Geenhuizen and P. Nijkamp 4. World Cities: Organizational Networking and the Global Urban Hierarchy P. Taylor PART III: FORCES OF SPATIAL ECONOMIC CHANGE 5. The New Economic Geography: A Simple Exposition D. Urban 6. Land Markets and their Regulation: The Economic Impacts of Planning P. Cheshire and W. Vermeulen 7. The Continuing Urban Form Controversy: Toward Bridging the Policy Divide H.S. Geyer 8. Spatial Planning and Institutional Design: What Can We Expect From Transaction Cost Economics? F. Moulaert and A. Mehmood 9. The Economy of the Large European City: The Social Nature of Articulated Rationality F. Moulaert and J. Nussbaumer 10. E-Government: Turning the Digital Divide into a Digital Dividend in Manchester (UK) D. Carter PART IV: THE CHANGING DEMOGRAPHIC LANDSCAPE 11. International Labour Migration in the EU: Likely Social and Economic Implications T. El-Cherkeh 12. Immigration in the United States: Evolving Demographic Contexts, Geographies, and Policy Debates D.A. Plane and L. Hoffman 13. Winds of Change: Controversies Underlying the Urban Policy Debate H.S. Geyer Index
Series Title: International handbook of urban policy, / ed. by H. S. Geyer ; Vol. 2; International handbook of urban policy, Vol. 2
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