Urbanization: An Introduction to Urban Geography

Urbanization: An Introduction to Urban Geography, 3rd edition

  • Paul L. Knox, 
  • Linda M. McCarthy

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Overview

Urbanization captures the changes in the nature, outcomes and ways of thinking about urbanization processes and geographies. Focused mainly on the US, the authors also examine urban trends in less-developed countries to understand the landscapes, economies and communities of towns and cities around the world.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2012

ISBN-13: 9780137617906

Subject: Geography

Category: Urban Geography / Urban Planning

Table of contents

I INTRODUCTION
1. Urbanization and Urban Geography

II FOUNDATIONS AND HISTORY OF URBANIZATION
2. The Origins and Growth of Cities and Urban Life
3. Foundations: The U.S. Urban System and its Cities
4. Urban Systems and Cities in Transition

III URBANIZATION IN THE LESS DEVELOPED COUNTRIES
5. Urbanization in the Less Developed Countries
6. Urban Form and Land Use in the Less Developed Countries
7. Urban Problems and Responses in the Less Developed Countries

IV PROCESSES OF URBAN CHANGE
8. The Urban Development Process
9. How Neighborhoods Change
10. The Politics of Change: Urbanization and Urban Governance
11. Urban Policy and Planning

V PEOPLE AND PLACES
12. The Residential Kaleidoscope
13. The City as Text: Architecture and Urban Design
14. Urbanization, Urban Life, and Urban Spaces
15. Problems of Urbanization

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