Planning World Cities: Globalization and Urban Politics

Author:   Peter Newman ,  Dr. Andy Thornley
Publisher:   Macmillan Education UK
Edition:   2nd ed. 2011
ISBN:  

9780230247314


Pages:   352
Publication Date:   21 June 2011
Format:   Hardback
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This major comparative text on urban planning, and the global and regional context in which it takes place, examines what have been traditionally regarded as 'world cities' (New York, London, Tokyo) and also a range of other important cities in America, Europe and Asia. The authors show the role planning has played in the way cities have responded to the forces of globalization, and argue for the importance of diverse - rather than one-size-fits-all - planning practices. This fully revised second edition systematically brings the debates on the impact of globalization right up to date and provides integrated coverage of the latest planning theory and practice. It also contains extended analysis of the implications of the rapid growth of Chinese cities such as Shanghai, Hong Kong and Beijing. New material is included on the impact of globalization on poorer mega-cities like Mumbai and Johannesburg.

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Author:   Peter Newman ,  Dr. Andy Thornley
Publisher:   Macmillan Education UK
Imprint:   Red Globe Press
Edition:   2nd ed. 2011
Dimensions:   Width: 15.60cm , Height: 2.10cm , Length: 23.40cm
Weight:   0.669kg
ISBN:  

9780230247314


ISBN 10:   0230247318
Pages:   352
Publication Date:   21 June 2011
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  Tertiary & Higher Education ,  Professional & Vocational
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   Temporarily unavailable   Availability explained
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PETER NEWMAN is Professor of Comparative Urban Planning, University of Westminster, UK. ANDY THORNLEY is Emeritus Professor of Urban Planning, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK.

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