Working, Housing: Urbanizing

The International Year of Global Understanding - IYGU

by Jennifer Robinson, Allen J. Scott, Peter J. Taylor

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Book Description

This book presents an incisive outline of the historical development and geography of cities. It focuses on three themes that constitute essential foundations for any understanding of urban form and function. These are: (a) the shifting patterns of urbanization through historical time, (b) the role of cities as centers of production and work in a globalizing world, and (c) the diverse housing and shelter needs of urban populations. The book also explores a number of critical urban problems and the political challenges that they pose. Empirical evidence from urban situations on all five continents is brought into play throughout the discussion.

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Book Details

Publisher
Springer
Published
2016
Pages
71
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9783319451794
ISBN10
3319451790
ISBN13 Digital
9783319451800
ISBN10 Digital
3319451804
PDF Size
1.8 MB
License
CC BY

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