Cities of the World: World Regional Urban Development / Edition 5

Cities of the World: World Regional Urban Development / Edition 5

by Stanley D. Brunn
     
 

Remarkably, more than half of the world's population now lives in cities, and the numbers grow daily as people abandon rural areas. This fully updated and revised fifth edition of the classic text offers readers a comprehensive set of tools for understanding the urban landscape, and, by extension, the world's politics, cultures, and economies.See more details below

Overview

Remarkably, more than half of the world's population now lives in cities, and the numbers grow daily as people abandon rural areas. This fully updated and revised fifth edition of the classic text offers readers a comprehensive set of tools for understanding the urban landscape, and, by extension, the world's politics, cultures, and economies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781442212848
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
01/16/2012
Edition description:
5th Edition
Pages:
672
Sales rank:
172,462
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.40(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Contemporary World Urbanization
Donald J. Zeigler, Maureen Hays-Mitchell, and Stanley D. Brunn
Chapter 2: Cities of the United States and Canada
Lisa Benton-Short and Nathaniel Lewis
Chapter 3: Cities of Middle America and the Caribbean
Joseph L. Scarpaci, Irma Escamilla, and Tim Brothers
Chapter 4: Cities of South America
Maureen Hays-Mitchell and Brian J. Godfrey
Chapter 5: Cities of Europe
Linda McCarthy and Corey Johnson
Chapter 6: Cities of Russia
Jessica K. Graybill and Megan Dixon
Chapter 7: Cities of the Greater Middle East
Donald J. Zeigler, Dona J. Stewart, and Amal K. Ali
Chapter 8: Cities of Sub-Saharan Africa
Garth Myers, Francis Owusu, and Angela Gray Subulwa
Chapter 9: Cities of South Asia
Ipsita Chatterjee, George Pomeroy, and Ashok K. Dutt
Chapter 10: Cities of Southeast Asia
James Tyner and Arnisson Andre Ortega
Chapter 11: Cities of East Asia
Kam Wing Chan and Alana Boland
Chapter 12: Cities of Australia and the Pacific Islands
Robyn Dowling and Pauline McGuirk
Chapter 13: Cities of the Future
Stanley D. Brunn, Rina Ghose, and Mark Graham

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