A World of Giant Cities: The Metropolis Era / Edition 1

A World of Giant Cities: The Metropolis Era / Edition 1

by Mattei Dogan
     
 

ISBN-10: 080393789X

ISBN-13: 9780803937895

Pub. Date: 11/01/1989

Publisher: SAGE Publications

The Metropolis Era, a two volume set, focuses on the social, economic, political and technological determinants of growth and change in the great cities of the world. Volume One examines the paradoxical phenomenon of explosive growth of giant cities in the Third World - and the steady deconcentration of population in more developed countries. A World of Giant

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Overview

The Metropolis Era, a two volume set, focuses on the social, economic, political and technological determinants of growth and change in the great cities of the world. Volume One examines the paradoxical phenomenon of explosive growth of giant cities in the Third World - and the steady deconcentration of population in more developed countries. A World of Giant Cities looks at cities in the United States, Europe, China, India, South East Asia and Africa.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803937895
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
11/01/1989
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword - Luis Ramallo
Introduction - Mattei Dogan and John D Kasarda
How Giant Cities Will Multiply and Grow
Giant Cities as Maritime Gateways - Mattei Dogan
Economic Restructuring and America's Urban Dilemma - John D Kasarda
High Technology and Urban Dynamics in the United States - Manuel Castells
Urban Growth and Decline in Western Europe - Peter Hall
Large Cities in Eastern Europe - Jürgen Friedrichs
Great Cities of Eastern Asia - Yue-Man Yeung
Levels of Urbanization in China - Sidney Goldstein
Giant Cities of the Urban Hierarchy in China - Xiangming Chen
India's Giant Cities - Hans Nagpaul
Giant and Secondary City Growth in Africa - Dennis A Rondinelli
Latin American Cities and Their Poor - Guillermo Geisse and Francisco Sabatini
Vulnerability of Giant Cities and the Life Lottery - Ignacy Sachs
Growth and Pathologies of Giant Cities - Henry Teune

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