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Urban Geography : a Global Perspective.

Author: Michael Pacione
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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For the first time in the history of humankind, urban dwellers outnumber rural residents and this trend is destined to continue. Urban places, towns and cities are of fundamental importance: even those living beyond the administrative or functional boundaries of a town or city, will have their lifestyle influenced to some degree by a nearby or distant city. An authoritative and stimulating introduction to the study  Read more...
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Pacione, Michael.
Urban Geography : A Global Perspective.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Pacione
ISBN: 9781134291038 1134291035
OCLC Number: 831119845
Notes: New towns in the Third World.
Description: 1 online resource (741 pages)
Contents: URBAN GEOGRAPHY; Copyright; Contents; List of illustrations; List of tables; List of boxes; Preface to the second edition; Acknowledgements; Copyright acknowledgements; Introduction; Part One The Study of Urban Geography; Chapter 1 Urban geography: from global to local; Introduction; Global trigger factors; Globalisation; Glocalisation: the localisation of the global; The question of space and scale; Local and historical contingency; Processes of urban change; Urban outcomes; Daily life in the global village; Why study urban geography?; Chapter 2 Concepts and theory in urban geography. IntroductionThe scope of urban geography; Defining the urban; The significance of space and place; The value of the urban dimension; A brief history of urban geography; In search of common ground; Levels of analysis in urban geography; Part Two: An Urbanising World; Chapter 3 The origins and growth of cities; Introduction; Preconditions for urban growth; Theories of urban origins; Early urban hearths; The spread of urbanism; Urban revival in Western Europe; The medieval town; The preconditions for industrial urbanism; Early modern urbanism; The form of the industrial city. Residential segregationHousing the poor; The other side of the coin; The origins of urban USA; The westward progress of urbanism; Post-industrial urbanism; The quartering of urban space; The post-industrial/postmodern city; Chapter 4 The global context of urbanisation and urban change; Introduction; The urbanisation of the globe; The changing distribution of the world's urban population; The causes of urban growth; Settlement size; Megacities and million cities; Urbanisation and economic growth; The urbanisation cycle; A 'stages of urban development' model; Types of urbanised regions. Chapter 5 Regional perspectives on urbanisation and urban changeIntroduction; North America; Latin America and the Caribbean; Western Europe; East and Central Europe; Asia and the Pacific; Africa; Chapter 6 National urban systems; Introduction; National urban systems and the outside world; Types of places in the national urban system; Theories of the urban system; Part Three: Urban Structure and Land Use in the Western City; Chapter 7 Land use in the city; Introduction; Urban morphogenesis; Ecological models of the city; Modifications of the classical urban models. A political-economy perspectiveMajor actors in the production of the built environment; Growth coalitions; The central business district; Urban architecture; Architecture and urban meaning; The social construction of the urban landscape; Chapter 8 Urban planning and policy; Introduction; The roots of urban planning; Post-war urban planning in the UK; Urban policy in the U K; Urban planning in the USA; Planning the socialist city; Socialist urban form; Towards planning for sustainable urban development; Chapter 9 New towns; Introduction; The British New Towns; New towns in Europe.

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Providing an authoritative and stimulating global introduction to the study of towns and cities, this updated second edition has been extensively revised to reflect feedback from readers and to  Read more...

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