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Working, Housing : Urbanizing - the International Year of Global Understanding (Paperback) (Jennifer

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This book is an overview of the historical development and geography of cities. Special attention is devoted to the role of cities as centers of work and production and as dense concentrations of residential activity. The greater part of the text is devoted to issues of urban development under conditions of globalization. The book also deals with the emergence of urban problems and predicaments and the political dilemmas that they pose. Empirical reference is made to cities in all five continents.
Genre: Social Science, Business + Money Management
Series Title: Springerbriefs in Global Understanding
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Author: Jennifer Robinson
Language: English
Street Date: November 5, 2016
TCIN: 51564010
UPC: 9783319451794
Item Number (DPCI): 248-26-3262
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