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Author Badcock, Blair.

Title Making sense of cities : a geographical survey / Blair Badcock
Published London : Arnold, 2002
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Description 1 online resource (280 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Cover; Book title; Contents; Preface; Introduction; 1 Urbanisation Processes and Patterns in an Era of Globalisation; 2 Urban Systems and the Growth of Cities; 3 Geography of Wealth Creation in Cities; 4 Location of Economic Activities in Cities; 5 Work Performed in Cities; 6 Housing Markets and Residential Location in Cities; 7 Social and Cultural Mosaic of Cities; 8 City Environments and Living Conditions; 9 Urban Politics and the Management of Cities; 10 Outlook for the Urban Millennium; References; Index
Summary Making Sense of Cities provides an up-to-date, vibrant and accessible introduction to urban geography. It gives students a sense of the patterns and processes of urbanization and cities, recognizing the significance of globalization, economics, politics and culture from a range of perspectives
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 254-266) and index
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Subject Cities and towns -- Growth.
Cities and towns.
Urban geography.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 141753186X (electronic bk.)
1444118803 (electronic bk.)
9781417531868 (electronic bk.)
9781444118803 (electronic bk.)