Cities in Competition: Productive and Sustainable Cities for the 21st Century

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Overview

Among the issues explored in this volume are: the technological, economic, social, political, regulatory and environmental forces operating to change our cities and the relationships between them; the impact of technology change, including information and communication technologies, fast transport networks, the emergence of global networks, office automation, and flexible specialisation and re-engineering of production processes; the globalisation of markets increasing competition among cities to supply markets with goods, services, skills and space; the formation of multinational trading blocs and regional alliances diminishing the significance of national barriers and increasing the importance of cities; environmental sustainability as an emerging constraint on urban activities and their locations; and the emergence at global level of the largest and most productive cities as world centres and global network nodes.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780582801066
  • Publisher: Trans-Atlantic Publications, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/28/1995
  • Pages: 532

Table of Contents

Foreword
List of Contributors
Acknowledgements
Introduction
1 Towards a General Urban Theory 3
Pt. 1 Global Expansion of Markets 33
2 Urban Impacts of Economic Globalisation 36
3 Processes of Globalisation, Economic Restructuring and the Emergence of a New Space Economy of Cities and Regions in Australia 58
4 Change in the Pattern of Airline Services and City Development 88
Pt. 2 The Changing Urban Hierarchy 105
5 European Integration: the Logic of Territorial Competition and Europe's Urban System 108
6 Information and Communications Technologies, Corporate Hierarchies and Urban Hierarchies in the New Europe 127
7 The Changing Urban Hierarchy in Europe 139
8 Changing Places? Households, Firms and Urban Hierarchies in the Information Age 161
9 The Changing Urban Hierarchy of Japan: The Impact of the High Speed Rail 191
10 Innovation and Urban Development 200
11 Putting City-Suburb Competition in Perspective 208
12 Office Development and Information Technology: Sustaining the Competitiveness of the City of London? 226
Pt. 3 The Creation of Technopoles 249
13 The Local Milieux of Knowledge-Based Industries: What Can We Learn from a Regional Analysis of Commercial Biotechnology? 252
14 Developing the Regional Potential for Creative Response to Structural Change 286
15 Techno-Sustainability in Taiwan 295
16 The Adelaide Multifunction Polis in 1993: From Technopolis to Enterprise Zone 310
Pt. 4 Sustainable Patterns of Living and Working 327
17 Changing Live-Work Spatial Relationships: Implications for Metropolitan Structure and Mobility 330
18 Sustainable Congestion 348
19 Work Travel Responses to Changing Workplaces and Changing Residences 359
20 Changing Metropolitan Commuting Patterns 382
21 Counter-urbanisation and Sustainable Urban Forms 402
22 Information Technologies, Telecommuting, and Cities 430
Pt. 5 The Sustainable City 441
23 The Nature of Sustainable Urban Development 444
24 Sustainable Urban Ecosystems: Working Models and Computer Simulations for Basic Education 455
25 Cities and Complexity: Implications for Modelling Sustainability 469
Epilogue 487
Bibliography 497
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