Urban Geography

ISBN-10: 047135998X

ISBN-13: 9780471359982

Edition: 11th 2004

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A contemporary introduction to urban geography by a renowned scholar in the field. As the growing world population increasingly comes to live in cities, the field of urban geography will continue to expand in numbers and significance. This book encompasses both systems of cities and the internal geography of metro areas. * Offers a good balance of theory, concepts and empirical examples. * Primary focus in the United States, with a chapter on global cities and three chapters on cities around the world. * Oriented directly to pressing urban issues such as restructuring, blight, sprawl, and segregation.
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List price: $125.95
Edition: 11th
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/18/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 504
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.936
Language: English

Introduction to Cities and Urban Geography
An Introduction To Urban Geography
The Origins And Development Of Cities
Metropolitan Systems
The Evolution Of The American Urban System
Globalization And The Urban System
Cities in an Information Economy
The Economic Landscape of the City
Urban Land Use The Changing Functions of Central Business Districts and Suburbanization
Landscapes of Production 218
The Social Landscape of the City
Slicing the Urban Pie Models of Social Geography
Urban Housing Blight, Sprawl and Regeneration
Segregation, "Race," and Urban Poverty
Immigration, Ethnicity, and Urbanism 393
The Political Landscape of the City
Metropolitan Governance and Fragmentation
Planning the Better City
Cities Around the World
Cities in the Developed World
Cities in the Less Developed World
Regional Variations in Urban Structure and Form
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