Urban Geography: A Global Perspective

Urban Geography: A Global Perspective

by Professor Michael Pacione
     
 
Urban Geography is an authoritative and stimulating introduction to the study of towns and cities. This book synthesises a wealth of material to provide a comprehensive introduction for students of urban geography, drawing on a rich blend of theoretical and empirical information, to advance their knowledge of the city.

An impressive overview of the urban

Overview

Urban Geography is an authoritative and stimulating introduction to the study of towns and cities. This book synthesises a wealth of material to provide a comprehensive introduction for students of urban geography, drawing on a rich blend of theoretical and empirical information, to advance their knowledge of the city.

An impressive overview of the urban process, from the origins of cities to the problems of contemporary urban regions in the developed and developing worlds. - Professor L S Bourne, University of Toronto, Canada

Urban Geography: A Global Perspective offers the most contemporary, comprehensive, and insightful presentation on urban geography, a compellingly readable, spectacularly exciting, and pleasingly sophisticated investigation of an extensive range of vital urban issues at the local and global scales. It is a must-read for any urban student and scholar the world over. - James O. Wheeler, The Merle Prunty, Jr. Professor Emeritus of Geography, University of Georgia

Michael Pacione's Urban Geography: A Global Perspective provides a comprehensive global view of urban geography that is chock full of information and lavishly illustrated with maps, photographs and illustrations. At the same time it is theoretically smart, rich in historical detail, and questioning about urban futures in a global world. It is the ideal text for undergraduate courses in urban geography and urban studies. - Professor Neil Smith, City University of New York

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415343060
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/28/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
732
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.30(d)

Meet the Author

Michael Pacione is Professor and Chair of Geography at the University of Strathclyde. He has held academic positions in Queens University Belfast, the University of Guelph, Ontario and the University of Vienna. Professor Pacione has published nineteen books, as well as numerous research papers in an international range of academic and professional journals. His most recent books include: Glasgow: The Socio-Spatial Development of the City (1995); Britain's Cities: Geographies of Division in Urban Britain (1997); and Applied Geography: Principles and Practice (1999).

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