Mega Cities: The Metropolis Era

Mega Cities: The Metropolis Era

by Mattei Dogan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803926030

ISBN-13: 9780803926035

Pub. Date: 03/01/1988

Publisher: SAGE Publications

The second volume presents an in-depth analysis of ten giant cities. The contributors - all leading experts on their respective cities - describe the present and future economic, social, political and environmental problems facing each city. Both public policy failures and successes are studied. Mega-Cities looks at - New York City, Los Angeles, London, Tokyo,

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Overview

The second volume presents an in-depth analysis of ten giant cities. The contributors - all leading experts on their respective cities - describe the present and future economic, social, political and environmental problems facing each city. Both public policy failures and successes are studied. Mega-Cities looks at - New York City, Los Angeles, London, Tokyo, Shanghai, Delhi, Lagos, Cairo, Mexico City and Sao Paulo.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803926035
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
03/01/1988
Series:
Metropolis Era Series
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction - Mattei Dogan and John D Kasarda
Comparing Giant Cities
New York City - George Sternlieb and James W Hughes
Los Angeles - Ivan Light
London - Emrys Jones
Tokyo - Hachiro Nakamura and James W White
Shanghai - Rhoads Murphey
Delhi - Hans Nagpaul
Lagos - Michael L Mc Nulty and Isaac Ayinde Adalemo
Cairo - Ahmed M Khalifa and Mohamed M Moheiddin
Mexico City - Martha Schteingart
Sao Paolo - Vilmar Evangelista Faria

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