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Urban Geography

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This is the most comprehensive and readable book on urban geography in the array of contemporary literature on the subject.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203881927
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 2/27/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 736
  • File size: 11 MB
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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Urban geography : from global to local 3
Ch. 2 Concepts and theory in urban geography 20
Ch. 3 The origins and growth of cities 39
Ch. 4 The global context of urbanisation and urban change 71
Ch. 5 Regional perspectives on urbanisation and urban change 96
Ch. 6 National urban systems 122
Ch. 7 Land use in the city 139
Ch. 8 Urban planning and policy 166
Ch. 9 New towns 190
Ch. 10 Residential mobility and neighbourhood change 203
Ch. 11 Housing problems and housing policy 220
Ch. 12 Urban retailing 241
Ch. 13 Urban transportation 264
Ch. 14 The economy of cities 285
Ch. 15 Poverty and deprivation in the Western city 308
Ch. 16 National and local responses to urban economic change 330
Ch. 17 Collective consumption and social justice in the city 352
Ch. 18 Residential differentiation and communities in the city 368
Ch. 19 Urban liveability 398
Ch. 20 Power, politics and urban governance 420
Ch. 21 Third World urbanisation within a global urban system 451
Ch. 22 The internal structure of Third World cities 468
Ch. 23 Rural-urban migration in the Third World 485
Ch. 24 Urban economy and employment in the Third World 501
Ch. 25 Housing the Third World urban poor 516
Ch. 26 Environmental problems in Third World cities 546
Ch. 27 Health in the Third World city 562
Ch. 28 Traffic and transport in the Third World city 577
Ch. 29 Poverty, power and politics in the Third World city 587
Ch. 30 The future of the city - cities of the future 605
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