Urban World

ISBN-10: 0072875410

ISBN-13: 9780072875416

Edition: 7th 2005 (Revised)

Authors: J. John Palen

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List price: $121.56
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 7/7/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 400
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

J. John Palen is Professor Emeritus at Virginia Commonwealth University. He is the author of over a dozen books and has received the Virginia Commonwealth University Distinguished Scholar Award. He is a Distinguished Fulbright Chair and has held the Fulbright Chair in North American Studies at the University of Calgary.

Focus and Development
The Urban World
The Emergence of Cities
American Urbanization
The Rise of Urban America
Ecology and Political Economy Perspectives
Metro and Edge City Growth
The Suburban Era
Urban and Suburban Life
Urban Lifestyles
The Social Environment of Metro Areas: Strangers, Crowding, Homelessness, and Crime
Diversity: Women, Ethnics, and African Americans
Diversity: Hispanics, Asians, and Native Americans
Metro Issues: Housing, Sprawl, and Planning
Cities and Change
Housing Patterns, Sprawl, and Smart Growth
Planning, New Towns, and New Urbanism
Worldwide Urbanization
Developing Countries
Asian Urban Patterns
African and Latin American Urbanization
Toward the Future
Name Index
Subject Index
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