In The Post-Urban World: Emergent Transformation of Cities and Regions in the Innovative Global Economy

In The Post-Urban World: Emergent Transformation of Cities and Regions in the Innovative Global Economy

by Tigran Haas, Hans Westlund

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781317372332
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/16/2017
Series: Regions and Cities
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 346
File size: 5 MB

About the Author

Tigran Haas is Associate Professor of Urban Planning and Urban Design at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden, and Director of the Centre for the Future of Places (CFP) at KTH.

Hans Westlund is Professor in Regional Planning at KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, and Professor in Entrepreneurship, Jönköping International Business School (JIBS), Sweden.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Hans Westlund & Tigran Haas: In the Post-Urban World

PART I: Spatial Transformations and New Geographies of Cities and Regions

1. Edward Glaeser – Urban Transformations and the Future of Cities

2. Richard Florida & Patrick Adler – The Divided City and the Patchwork Metropolis

3. Rahul Mehrotra & Felipe Vera – Ephemeral Urbanism: Looking at Extreme Temporalities

4. Michael Batty – Cities as Systems of Networks and Flows

5. Hans Westlund – Urban-Rural Relations in the Post-Urban World

6. Paul Knox – Reflexive Neoliberalism, Urban Design, and Regeneration Machines

7. Richard Sennett – The Open City


PART II: Urbanization, Knowledge Economies, and Social Structuration

8. Jessie P.H. Poon & Wei Yin - Brawn to Brain: Rustbelt, Southern and Southeastern Sunbelt Metropolitan Cities

9. Kaisa Snellman, Jennifer Silva, Carl Frederick & Robert Putnam - The Engagement Gap: Social Mobility and Extracurricular Participation among American Youth

10. Kyle Farrell & Tigran Haas – Rapid Urban Growth & The Future of Public Spaces: Shifting Agendas & A New Roadmap

11. Fulong Wu – Emerging Chinese Cities: Implications for Global Urban Studies

12. Karima Kourtit & Peter Nijkamp – Urban Facebooks as Digital Planning and Marketing Tools in the ‘New Urban World’

13. Edward Soja – Accentuate the Regional

14. Fran Tonkiss – Commodity or commons? Knowledge, inequality and the city


PART III: Emerging Cultures in a Post-political and Post-urban World

15. Laura Burkhalter & Manuel Castells –Towards a New Urban Paradigm

16. Saskia Sassen – Buying Pieces of Cities?

17. Susan Fainstein – Resilience and Justice

18. Emily Talen – Neighborhood Social Diversity and Metropolitan Segregation

19. Michael Neuman & Nadia Nur – Simplexity, Complicity and Emergent Collectivities: Informal Urbanism in Rome

20. Nina-Marie Lister – Resilience and Design: Post-Urban Landscape Infrastructure for the Anthropocene

21. Duncan McLaren & Julian Agyeman – Sharing Cities for a Smart and Sustainable Future

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