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Urbanization : an introduction to urban geography

Author: Paul L Knox; Linda McCarthy
Publisher: Boston : Pearson, ©2012.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul L Knox; Linda McCarthy
ISBN: 9780321736437 0321736435
OCLC Number: 733230018
Description: xiii, 459 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Bernal Diaz Del Castillo's Description of Tenochtitlan in 1519 --
Preconditions for Urbanization --
Theories of Urban Origins --
Agricultural Surplus --
Hydrological Factors --
Population Pressures --
Trading Requirements --
Defense Needs --
Religious Causes --
More Comprehensive Explanation --
Urban Origins --
Mesopotamia --
Egypt --
Indus Valley --
Northern China --
Andes and Mesoamerica --
Internal Structure of the Earliest Cities --
Urban View 2.2 Internal Structure of the Earliest Cities --
Urban Expansion from the Regions of Urban Origin --
Urban View 2.3 Silk Road: Long-Distance Trade and Urban Expansion --
Roots of European Urban Expansion --
Greek Cities --
Roman Cities --
Dark Ages --
Urban Revival in Europe during the Medieval Period --
Urban View 2.4 Hanseatic League Cities --
Urban Expansion and Consolidation during the Renaissance and Baroque Periods. Urbanization and the Industrial Revolution --
Urban View 2.5 Manchester: Shock City of European Industrialization. Note continued: Urban View 2.6 Residential Segregation in Mid-Nineteenth Century Glasgow, Scotland --
Follow Up: Key Terms --
Review Activities --
ch. 3 Foundations: The U.S. Urban System And Its Cities --
Learning Outcomes --
Chapter Preview --
Urban View 3.1 Frontier Urbanization and Some Problems of Daily Life --
Frontier Urbanization --
Mercantile Period (1790 --
1840) --
Urban View 3.2 Vance's Mercantile Model --
Inside the Mercantile City --
Pedestrian City --
Models Of The Mercantile City --
Early Industrial Expansion and Regional Realignment (1840 --
1875) --
Some Principles of Urban Growth --
Interpreting and Analyzing the Urban Hierarchy and the Central Place System --
Rank-Size Rule --
Central Place Theory --
Beyond Consumer Hinterlands --
Inside the Early Industrial City --
Urbanization and the Public Interest --
Urban View 3.3 Immigrant Housing Conditions. Instruments of Change: Horsecars and Railroads --
Horsecars --
Railroads --
Organization of Industry (1875 --
1920) --
Industrial City --
Economic Specialization And The Reorganization Of Urban Space --
Framing The City: Networked Infrastructures --
Emergence Of Land Use Zoning Laws --
Suburban Explosion: Streetcar Suburbs --
Rapid Transit --
Mass Transport And Real Estate Development --
Inside the Industrial City --
Central Business Districts --
Department Stores And Shopping Districts --
Downtown Office Districts --
Warehouse Zones --
City Halls And Civic Pride --
Spatial Organization Of Cbds --
Land Values And Urban Land Use --
Sectors And Zones --
Filtering And Vacancy Chains --
Fordism, the Automobile, Suburban Infill, and the Great Depression (1920 --
1945) --
Critical Turn for Urbanization: The Depression and Macroeconomic Management --
Rise of Suburbia --
Fordism --
Paving the Way for Suburbanization. Parkways --
Decline Of Mass Transit --
Patterns of Suburban Growth. Note continued: Automobile Suburbs --
Planned Suburbs --
Suburbanization And Federal Policy --
Suburbanization Of Commerce And Industry --
New Patterns Of Land Use --
Follow Up: Key Terms --
Review Activities --
ch. 4 Urban Systems And Cities In Transition --
Learning Outcomes --
Chapter Preview --
Urban View 4.1 Fast Food and Religion in the Exhaust of a Drive-in Culture --
Regional Decentralization and Metropolitan Sprawl (1945 --
1973) --
Metropolitan Sprawl --
Fordist Suburb --
Suburban Production and Consumption Spaces --
Central City Land Use --
Demographic and Social Change in Cities --
Urban View 4.2 Canadian Urban System --
Baby Boomers And Urban Culture 98 Aging Populations --
Burden Of Youth 98 The New Immigrants --
Urban View 4.3 Boomerang Generation: Y Us? --
Economic crisis, Restructuring, and New Metropolitan Form (1973 --
Present). Economic Crisis and Urban Distress (1973 --
1983) --
Urban View 4.4 Contemporary European Urbanization --
Economic Restructuring and New Metropolitan Form (1983 --
Present) --
Urban View 4.5 Australian Cities --
World Cities --
Globalization and Urban Change --
Urban View 4.6 Japanese Cities: Tokyo and the Tokaido Megapolitan Region --
Polycentric Metropolis --
End of "Suburbia" --
Urban View 4.7 From Boomburbs to Bustburbs? --
Follow Up: Key Terms --
Review Activities --
pt. 3 Urbanization and the Less Developed Countries --
ch. 5 Urbanization In The Less Developed Countries --
Learning Outcomes --
Chapter Preview --
Urban View 5.1 Dream of a Better Life as a Garment Girl in Dhaka --
Urbanization Trends and Projections: The Less Developed Countries in Global Context --
Factors Promoting Urban Growth --
Urban View 5.2 Fleeing the Countryside for Life in the City in Africa. Theories of Urbanization and Economic Development --
Modernization Theories: The Developmental Approach. Note continued: Urban Bias and Underdevelopment --
Urban View 5.3 Model of Peripheral Urbanization --
New Models from the Less Developed Countries: Opportunities for Development --
Historical Perspective on Colonial Urbanization --
Indigenous Urbanization at the Eve of the European Encounters --
Colonial Urbanization --
Mercantile Colonialism --
Industrial Colonialism --
Late Colonialism --
Early Independence --
Neocolonialism and the New International Division of Labor --
Globalization and Neoliberalism --
Overurbanization --
Overurbanization and Megacities --
Widespread Overurbanization --
Urban View 5.4 Harsh Realities of Life in a Megacity --
Follow Up: Key Terms --
Review Activities --
ch. 6 Urban Form And Land Use In The Less Developed Countries --
Learning Outcomes --
Chapter Preview --
Urban View 6.1 Life in a Haiti Tent City --
Patterns of Urban form and Land Use. Latin American Cities --
African Cities --
Islamic Cities --
Urban View 6.2 Fighting Racial Discrimination in South African Cities with Soccer? --
Urban View 6.3 Towering Ambition in Persian Gulf Cities and the Global Economic Downturn --
South Asian Cities --
Urban View 6.4 Day in the Life of a Call Center Worker in India --
Southeast Asian Cities --
Urban View 6.5 Shanghai, a World City and "Dragon Head" of China's Economy --
East Asian Cities --
Urban View 6.6 Foreign Direct Investment and Regional Development in the Pearl River Delta, the World's Largest Extended Metropolitan Region --
Follow Up: Key Terms --
Review Activities --
ch. 7 Urban Problems And Responses In The Less Developed Countries --
Learning Outcomes --
Chapter Preview --
Urban View 7.1 Narrowing the Digital Divide in Africa: Skipping Landlines for Cell Phones --
Urban Problems --
Poverty --
Urban View 7.2. Defying Gender Stereotypes: Las Cholitas in Bolivia --
Inadequate Housing. Note continued: Lack of Urban Services --
Urban View 7.3 Terrible Human Toll: HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan African Cities --
Transportation Problems --
Urban View 7.4 How Rationing Can Backfire: The "Day Without a Car" Regulation in Mexico City --
Environmental Degradation --
Responses to the Problems of Urbanization --
Sustainable Urban Development --
"Globalization Paradox" and Recent Changes in Urban Governance --
Urban View 7.5 Urban Social Movements and the Role of Women: Mahila Milan in Mumbai, India --
Follow Up: Key Terms --
Review Activities --
pt. 4 Processes of Urban Change --
ch. 8 Urban Development Process --
Learning Outcomes --
Chapter Preview --
Urban View 8.1 Two Sides of the Housing Crisis: Skateboarding and Foreclosure --
Property, Location, Rent, and Investment --
Urban View 8.2 Global Financial Meltdown, Local Disinvestment --
Patterns of Investment in Land and Property. Property as a Financial Asset --
Structures of Building Provision --
City Makers --
Landowners --
Speculators --
Developers --
Builders --
Consumers --
Realtors, Financiers, Other Professional Facilitators --
Government Agencies --
Market Responses of the Development Industry --
Urban View 8.3 Urban Development is Less and Less a Local Activity --
New Products --
Follow Up: Key Terms --
Review Activities --
ch. 9 How Neighborhoods Change --
Learning Outcomes --
Chapter Preview --
Urban View 9.1 Staying Put Despite the Spiral of Neighborhood Decline: A Mad Hatter? --
Neighborhood Change --
Redevelopment and Reinvestment --
Urban View 9.2 Household Life Cycle --
Neighborhood Life Cycles --
Housing Markets --
Urbanization and the Tenure Transformation --
Urban View 9.3 Cabrini-Green: A Cherished Home in a Place That was a Symbol of Everything Wrong with Public Housing --
Public Housing. Urban View 9.4 Public and Private Housing in European Cities. Note continued: Residential Mobility and Neighborhood Change --
Movers, Stayers, and Neighborhood Change --
Impact of New Arrivals to the City --
Intraurban Moves --
Urban View 9.5 Neighborhood Stability in West European Cities --
Reasons for Moving --
Understanding Household Behavior: The Decision to Move --
Understanding Household Behavior: The Search for Alternative Places to Live --
Housing Market Gatekeepers, Bias, and Discrimination --
Real Estate Agents as Social Gatekeepers --
Mortgage Finance Managers as Social Gatekeepers --
Insurance Agents as Social Gatekeepers --
Urban View 9.6 Hoxton's Serial Transformations --
Putting it all Together: The Example of Gentrification --
Follow Up: Key Terms --
Review Activities --
ch. 10 Politics Of Change: Urbanization And Urban Governance --
Learning Outcomes --
Chapter Preview --
Urban View 10.1 Disneyfication of Times Square. History of Urban Governance --
Laissez-faire and Economic Liberalism (1790 --
1840) --
Municipal Socialism and the Rise of Machine Politics (1840 --
1875) --
Boosterism and the Politics of Reform (1875 --
1920) --
Progressive Era --
Annexation --
Egalitarian Liberalism and Metropolitan Fragmentation (1920 --
1945) --
New Deal --
Cities as Growth Machines and Service Providers (1945 --
1973) --
Black Power And Black Politics --
Urban View 10.2 Milwaukee Demolishes the "Freeway to Nowhere" --
Struggle For Social Justice And Spatial Equity --
Entrepreneurial Politics and Neoliberalism (1973 --
Present) --
Urban View 10.3 Tax Increment Financing (TIF) --
Fiscal Crisis --
Urban View 10.4 Fiscal Squeeze and U.S. Central Cities --
Fiscal Retrenchment and Neoliberalism --
Privatized City --
Privatopia --
Nimbyism, Smart Growth, And The Geopolitics Of Suburbia --
Zoning Struggles --
"SMART" GROWTH. Civic Entrepreneurialism and the Politics of Image --
Strategies For Urban Economic Development. Note continued: Politics Of Packaging --
Perspectives on Governance, Politics, and Urban Change --
Structure of Local Power --
Role of the Local State --
Patterns of Local Conflict --
Follow Up: Key Terms --
Review Activities --
ch. 11 Urban Policy And Planning --
Learning Outcomes --
Chapter Preview --
Roots of Urban Policy and Planning --
Urban View 11.1 Competition at all Costs: Civic Entrepreneurialism Taken Too Far? --
Themes and Perspectives --
Beginning: Philanthropy and Reform --
Early European Traditions --
Ebenezer Howard And Garden Cities --
Patrick Geddes And Scientific Planning --
United States: Jacob Riis and the Tenement Commissions --
Progressive Era Reforms --
Settlement Houses --
Park Movement --
City Beautiful Movement --
City Practical --
New Deal --
Policy and Planning for Renewal and Growth (1945 --
1973) --
Europe: Planning For Renewal --
Urban View 11.2. Visible Legacy of Urban Policy and Planning in European Cities --
United States: Planning for Growth --
Courts and Urban Policy in the United States --
School Desegregation --
Restrictive Covenants --
Civil Rights --
Federal Policy Initiatives --
Evangelical Bureaucrats --
Neoliberal Policy and Planning --
Property Rights Movement --
Planning as Dealmaking --
Urban View 11.3 Kelo v. City of New London Eminent Domain Lawsuit --
Urban View 11.4 Urban Regeneration in London's Docklands --
Mixed-Use Developments And Cluster Zoning --
Urban View 11.5 Competitive Regionalism --
Planning for Healthy and Livable Cities --
Sustainability and Green Urbanism --
Urban View 11.6 Cities Take Environmental Sustainability Efforts into Their Own Hands --
Urban View 11.7 Sustainable Metropolitan Planning Efforts in the United States --
Metropolitan Governance and Planning --
Follow Up: Key Terms --
Review Activities. pt. 5 People and Places --
ch. 12 Residential Kaleidoscope. Note continued: Learning Outcomes --
Chapter Preview --
Urban View 12.1 French Ghetto Beat of a Muslim Rapper --
Social Interaction and Residential Segregation --
Territoriality --
Foundations of Residential Segregation --
Social Status --
Household Type --
Urban View 12.2 Social Construction of Race --
Ethnicity --
Lifestyle --
Urban View 12.3 Social Exclusion and Migrant Workers in European Cities --
Interpretations of Residential Ecology --
Chicago School: Human Ecology --
Criticisms Of Human Ecology --
Factorial Ecology --
Urban View 12.4 Residential and Economic Structure in European Cities --
Recent Changes to the Foundations of Residential Segregation --
New Divisions of Labor, New Household Types, and New Lifestyles --
New Roles For Women --
Urban View 12.5 Ethnoburb --
A New Suburban Ethnic Settlement --
New Patterns Of Household Formation. Increased Materialism And New Lifestyles --
Urban View 12.6 "Inconspicuous Consumption?" --
Social Polarization and Spatial Segregation --
New Residential Mosaic: "Lifestyle" Communities --
Urban View 12.7 GIS Marketing Applications Help Starbucks to Brew up Better Locational Analyses --
Follow Up: Key Terms --
Review Activities --
ch. 13 City As Text: Architecture And Urban Design --
Learning Outcomes --
Chapter Preview --
Urban View 13.1 Disney's Celebration: Designing the Happiest Place on Earth? --
Architecture and the Dynamics of Urban Change --
Architecture and Exchange Value --
Architecture and the Circulation of Capital --
Architecture and Legitimation --
Meaning And Symbolism --
Architecture versus "Mere Building" --
Style of Production/The Production of Style --
Arcadian Classicism and the "Middle Landscape" --
Public Parks --
Beaux Arts and the City Beautiful --
American Way: Skyscrapers. Modernism: Architecture as Social Redemption --
Arts And Crafts And Art Nouveau. Note continued: Early Modernists --
Bauhaus And The Modern Movement --
Le Corbusier --
American Response --
Critique Of Modernism --
Postmodern Interlude --
New Urbanism --
Historic Preservation --
Design for Dystopia --
Fortress L.A. --
"Starchitects," "Starchitecture," and World Cities --
Follow Up: Key Terms --
Review Activities --
ch. 14 Urbanization, Urban Life, And Urban Spaces --
Learning Outcomes --
Chapter Preview --
Urban View 14.1 Writing on the Wall for Territoriality? Taggers Respect Community Mural Painted in "Neutral" Colors --
Social Life in Cities --
Theoretical Interpretations of Urban Life --
"Moral Order" of City Life --
Urban View 14.2 "Sex and the City": Prostitution --
Anomie And Deviant Behavior --
Liberating Aspects Of Urban Life --
Urbanism as a Way of Life --
Public and Private Worlds of City Life --
Changing Metropolitan Form and New Forms of Urbanism. Urban Villages --
Urban View 14.3 Homosexuality and the City --
Suburban Communality, "Habitus," And Contemporary Lifestyles --
Community and Territory --
Cognition, Perception, And Mental Maps Of The City --
Appraisive Images --
Lifeworlds and the "Structuration" of Social Life --
Urban View 14.4 Disability and the City --
Time-Space Routines --
Urban View 14.5 Structuration: Time and Space in People's Everyday Life --
Gendered Spaces --
Creation of Women's Spaces --
Changing Roles, Changing Spaces --
Discrimination by Design: Domestic Architecture and Gender Differences --
Follow Up: Key Terms --
Review Activities --
ch. 15 Problems Of Urbanization --
Learning Outcomes --
Chapter Preview --
Urban View 15.1 Homeless Students Struggle to Keep Up --
Problem? What Problem? --
From Haunts of Vice to Gang Wastelands --
and Back --
Problems of the Early Industrial City. Problems of the Industrial City --
Problems of the Post-War City (1945 --
73). Note continued: Problems of the Neoliberal City --
Poverty --
Cycle of Poverty --
Urban View 15.2 Poverty, Stress, and Civil Disorder in U.S. Cities --
Poverty In U.S. Metropolitan Areas --
Dual Cities? --
Criminal Violence --
Urban View 15.3 High School Student Drug Abuse --
Spatial Patterns --
Urban View 15.4 Russian Mafia Crime and Corruption --
Not Just in Russian Cities Anymore --
Effects of Crime on Urbanization and Urban Life --
Urban View 15.5 Terrorism and Cities --
Homelessness --
Causes of Homelessness --
Infrastructure and Environmental Problems --
Water Supply Problems --
Urban View 15.6 Brownfield Redevelopment --
Air Pollution --
Urban View 15.7 High-Speed Rail in Europe --
Infrastructure Crisis --
Urban View 15.8 London's Traffic Congestion Charge --
Persistent Future Problems --
Follow Up: Key Terms --
Review Activities.
Responsibility: Paul L. Knox, Linda McCarthy.

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