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Urbanization : an introduction to urban geography

Author
Knox, Paul L.
Title
Urbanization : an introduction to urban geography / Paul L. Knox, Linda McCarthy.
Format
Book
Edition
3rd ed.
Published
Boston : Pearson, c2012.
Description
xiii, 459 p. : ill., maps ; 29 cm.
Other contributors
McCarthy, Linda (Linda Mary)
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Bernal Diaz Del Castillo's Description of Tenochtitlan in 1519
  • Preconditions for Urbanization
  • Theories of Urban Origins
  • Agricultural Surplus
  • Hydrological Factors
  • Population Pressures
  • Trading Requirements
  • Defense Needs
  • Religious Causes
  • More Comprehensive Explanation
  • Urban Origins
  • Mesopotamia
  • Egypt
  • Indus Valley
  • Northern China
  • Andes and Mesoamerica
  • Internal Structure of the Earliest Cities
  • Urban View 2.2 Internal Structure of the Earliest Cities
  • Urban Expansion from the Regions of Urban Origin
  • Urban View 2.3 Silk Road: Long-Distance Trade and Urban Expansion
  • Roots of European Urban Expansion
  • Greek Cities
  • Roman Cities
  • Dark Ages
  • Urban Revival in Europe during the Medieval Period
  • Urban View 2.4 Hanseatic League Cities
  • Urban Expansion and Consolidation during the Renaissance and Baroque Periods
  • Urbanization and the Industrial Revolution
  • Urban View 2.5 Manchester: Shock City of European Industrialization
  • Note continued: Urban View 2.6 Residential Segregation in Mid-Nineteenth Century Glasgow, Scotland
  • Follow Up: Key Terms
  • Review Activities
  • ch. 3 Foundations: The U.S. Urban System And Its Cities
  • Learning Outcomes
  • Chapter Preview
  • Urban View 3.1 Frontier Urbanization and Some Problems of Daily Life
  • Frontier Urbanization
  • Mercantile Period (1790
  • 1840)
  • Urban View 3.2 Vance's Mercantile Model
  • Inside the Mercantile City
  • Pedestrian City
  • Models Of The Mercantile City
  • Early Industrial Expansion and Regional Realignment (1840
  • 1875)
  • Some Principles of Urban Growth
  • Interpreting and Analyzing the Urban Hierarchy and the Central Place System
  • Rank-Size Rule
  • Central Place Theory
  • Beyond Consumer Hinterlands
  • Inside the Early Industrial City
  • Urbanization and the Public Interest
  • Urban View 3.3 Immigrant Housing Conditions
  • Instruments of Change: Horsecars and Railroads
  • Horsecars
  • Railroads
  • Organization of Industry (1875
  • 1920)
  • Industrial City
  • Economic Specialization And The Reorganization Of Urban Space
  • Framing The City: Networked Infrastructures
  • Emergence Of Land Use Zoning Laws
  • Suburban Explosion: Streetcar Suburbs
  • Rapid Transit
  • Mass Transport And Real Estate Development
  • Inside the Industrial City
  • Central Business Districts
  • Department Stores And Shopping Districts
  • Downtown Office Districts
  • Warehouse Zones
  • City Halls And Civic Pride
  • Spatial Organization Of Cbds
  • Land Values And Urban Land Use
  • Sectors And Zones
  • Filtering And Vacancy Chains
  • Fordism, the Automobile, Suburban Infill, and the Great Depression (1920
  • 1945)
  • Critical Turn for Urbanization: The Depression and Macroeconomic Management
  • Rise of Suburbia
  • Fordism
  • Paving the Way for Suburbanization
  • Parkways
  • Decline Of Mass Transit
  • Patterns of Suburban Growth
  • Note continued: Automobile Suburbs
  • Planned Suburbs
  • Suburbanization And Federal Policy
  • Suburbanization Of Commerce And Industry
  • New Patterns Of Land Use
  • Follow Up: Key Terms
  • Review Activities
  • ch. 4 Urban Systems And Cities In Transition
  • Learning Outcomes
  • Chapter Preview
  • Urban View 4.1 Fast Food and Religion in the Exhaust of a Drive-in Culture
  • Regional Decentralization and Metropolitan Sprawl (1945
  • 1973)
  • Metropolitan Sprawl
  • Fordist Suburb
  • Suburban Production and Consumption Spaces
  • Central City Land Use
  • Demographic and Social Change in Cities
  • Urban View 4.2 Canadian Urban System
  • Baby Boomers And Urban Culture 98 Aging Populations
  • Burden Of Youth 98 The New Immigrants
  • Urban View 4.3 Boomerang Generation: Y Us?
  • Economic crisis, Restructuring, and New Metropolitan Form (1973
  • Present)
  • Economic Crisis and Urban Distress (1973
  • 1983)
  • Urban View 4.4 Contemporary European Urbanization
  • Economic Restructuring and New Metropolitan Form (1983
  • Present)
  • Urban View 4.5 Australian Cities
  • World Cities
  • Globalization and Urban Change
  • Urban View 4.6 Japanese Cities: Tokyo and the Tokaido Megapolitan Region
  • Polycentric Metropolis
  • End of "Suburbia"
  • Urban View 4.7 From Boomburbs to Bustburbs?
  • Follow Up: Key Terms
  • Review Activities
  • pt. 3 Urbanization and the Less Developed Countries
  • ch. 5 Urbanization In The Less Developed Countries
  • Learning Outcomes
  • Chapter Preview
  • Urban View 5.1 Dream of a Better Life as a Garment Girl in Dhaka
  • Urbanization Trends and Projections: The Less Developed Countries in Global Context
  • Factors Promoting Urban Growth
  • Urban View 5.2 Fleeing the Countryside for Life in the City in Africa
  • Theories of Urbanization and Economic Development
  • Modernization Theories: The Developmental Approach
  • Note continued: Urban Bias and Underdevelopment
  • Urban View 5.3 Model of Peripheral Urbanization
  • New Models from the Less Developed Countries: Opportunities for Development
  • Historical Perspective on Colonial Urbanization
  • Indigenous Urbanization at the Eve of the European Encounters
  • Colonial Urbanization
  • Mercantile Colonialism
  • Industrial Colonialism
  • Late Colonialism
  • Early Independence
  • Neocolonialism and the New International Division of Labor
  • Globalization and Neoliberalism
  • Overurbanization
  • Overurbanization and Megacities
  • Widespread Overurbanization
  • Urban View 5.4 Harsh Realities of Life in a Megacity
  • Follow Up: Key Terms
  • Review Activities
  • ch. 6 Urban Form And Land Use In The Less Developed Countries
  • Learning Outcomes
  • Chapter Preview
  • Urban View 6.1 Life in a Haiti Tent City
  • Patterns of Urban form and Land Use
  • Latin American Cities
  • African Cities
  • Islamic Cities
  • Urban View 6.2 Fighting Racial Discrimination in South African Cities with Soccer?
  • Urban View 6.3 Towering Ambition in Persian Gulf Cities and the Global Economic Downturn
  • South Asian Cities
  • Urban View 6.4 Day in the Life of a Call Center Worker in India
  • Southeast Asian Cities
  • Urban View 6.5 Shanghai, a World City and "Dragon Head" of China's Economy
  • East Asian Cities
  • Urban View 6.6 Foreign Direct Investment and Regional Development in the Pearl River Delta, the World's Largest Extended Metropolitan Region
  • Follow Up: Key Terms
  • Review Activities
  • ch. 7 Urban Problems And Responses In The Less Developed Countries
  • Learning Outcomes
  • Chapter Preview
  • Urban View 7.1 Narrowing the Digital Divide in Africa: Skipping Landlines for Cell Phones
  • Urban Problems
  • Poverty
  • Urban View 7.2
  • Defying Gender Stereotypes: Las Cholitas in Bolivia
  • Inadequate Housing
  • Note continued: Lack of Urban Services
  • Urban View 7.3 Terrible Human Toll: HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan African Cities
  • Transportation Problems
  • Urban View 7.4 How Rationing Can Backfire: The "Day Without a Car" Regulation in Mexico City
  • Environmental Degradation
  • Responses to the Problems of Urbanization
  • Sustainable Urban Development
  • "Globalization Paradox" and Recent Changes in Urban Governance
  • Urban View 7.5 Urban Social Movements and the Role of Women: Mahila Milan in Mumbai, India
  • Follow Up: Key Terms
  • Review Activities
  • pt. 4 Processes of Urban Change
  • ch. 8 Urban Development Process
  • Learning Outcomes
  • Chapter Preview
  • Urban View 8.1 Two Sides of the Housing Crisis: Skateboarding and Foreclosure
  • Property, Location, Rent, and Investment
  • Urban View 8.2 Global Financial Meltdown, Local Disinvestment
  • Patterns of Investment in Land and Property
  • Property as a Financial Asset
  • Structures of Building Provision
  • City Makers
  • Landowners
  • Speculators
  • Developers
  • Builders
  • Consumers
  • Realtors, Financiers, Other Professional Facilitators
  • Government Agencies
  • Market Responses of the Development Industry
  • Urban View 8.3 Urban Development is Less and Less a Local Activity
  • New Products
  • Follow Up: Key Terms
  • Review Activities
  • ch. 9 How Neighborhoods Change
  • Learning Outcomes
  • Chapter Preview
  • Urban View 9.1 Staying Put Despite the Spiral of Neighborhood Decline: A Mad Hatter?
  • Neighborhood Change
  • Redevelopment and Reinvestment
  • Urban View 9.2 Household Life Cycle
  • Neighborhood Life Cycles
  • Housing Markets
  • Urbanization and the Tenure Transformation
  • Urban View 9.3 Cabrini-Green: A Cherished Home in a Place That was a Symbol of Everything Wrong with Public Housing
  • Public Housing
Urban View 9.4 Public and Private Housing in European Cities --
  • Note continued: Residential Mobility and Neighborhood Change
  • Movers, Stayers, and Neighborhood Change
  • Impact of New Arrivals to the City
  • Intraurban Moves
  • Urban View 9.5 Neighborhood Stability in West European Cities
  • Reasons for Moving
  • Understanding Household Behavior: The Decision to Move
  • Understanding Household Behavior: The Search for Alternative Places to Live
  • Housing Market Gatekeepers, Bias, and Discrimination
  • Real Estate Agents as Social Gatekeepers
  • Mortgage Finance Managers as Social Gatekeepers
  • Insurance Agents as Social Gatekeepers
  • Urban View 9.6 Hoxton's Serial Transformations
  • Putting it all Together: The Example of Gentrification
  • Follow Up: Key Terms
  • Review Activities
  • ch. 10 Politics Of Change: Urbanization And Urban Governance
  • Learning Outcomes
  • Chapter Preview
  • Urban View 10.1 Disneyfication of Times Square
  • History of Urban Governance
  • Laissez-faire and Economic Liberalism (1790
  • 1840)
  • Municipal Socialism and the Rise of Machine Politics (1840
  • 1875)
  • Boosterism and the Politics of Reform (1875
  • 1920)
  • Progressive Era
  • Annexation
  • Egalitarian Liberalism and Metropolitan Fragmentation (1920
  • 1945)
  • New Deal
  • Cities as Growth Machines and Service Providers (1945
  • 1973)
  • Black Power And Black Politics
  • Urban View 10.2 Milwaukee Demolishes the "Freeway to Nowhere"
  • Struggle For Social Justice And Spatial Equity
  • Entrepreneurial Politics and Neoliberalism (1973
  • Present)
  • Urban View 10.3 Tax Increment Financing (TIF)
  • Fiscal Crisis
  • Urban View 10.4 Fiscal Squeeze and U.S. Central Cities
  • Fiscal Retrenchment and Neoliberalism
  • Privatized City
  • Privatopia
  • Nimbyism, Smart Growth, And The Geopolitics Of Suburbia
  • Zoning Struggles
  • "SMART" GROWTH
  • Civic Entrepreneurialism and the Politics of Image
  • Strategies For Urban Economic Development
  • Note continued: Politics Of Packaging
  • Perspectives on Governance, Politics, and Urban Change
  • Structure of Local Power
  • Role of the Local State
  • Patterns of Local Conflict
  • Follow Up: Key Terms
  • Review Activities
  • ch. 11 Urban Policy And Planning
  • Learning Outcomes
  • Chapter Preview
  • Roots of Urban Policy and Planning
  • Urban View 11.1 Competition at all Costs: Civic Entrepreneurialism Taken Too Far?
  • Themes and Perspectives
  • Beginning: Philanthropy and Reform
  • Early European Traditions
  • Ebenezer Howard And Garden Cities
  • Patrick Geddes And Scientific Planning
  • United States: Jacob Riis and the Tenement Commissions
  • Progressive Era Reforms
  • Settlement Houses
  • Park Movement
  • City Beautiful Movement
  • City Practical
  • New Deal
  • Policy and Planning for Renewal and Growth (1945
  • 1973)
  • Europe: Planning For Renewal
  • Urban View 11.2
  • Visible Legacy of Urban Policy and Planning in European Cities
  • United States: Planning for Growth
  • Courts and Urban Policy in the United States
  • School Desegregation
  • Restrictive Covenants
  • Civil Rights
  • Federal Policy Initiatives
  • Evangelical Bureaucrats
  • Neoliberal Policy and Planning
  • Property Rights Movement
  • Planning as Dealmaking
  • Urban View 11.3 Kelo v. City of New London Eminent Domain Lawsuit
  • Urban View 11.4 Urban Regeneration in London's Docklands
  • Mixed-Use Developments And Cluster Zoning
  • Urban View 11.5 Competitive Regionalism
  • Planning for Healthy and Livable Cities
  • Sustainability and Green Urbanism
  • Urban View 11.6 Cities Take Environmental Sustainability Efforts into Their Own Hands
  • Urban View 11.7 Sustainable Metropolitan Planning Efforts in the United States
  • Metropolitan Governance and Planning
  • Follow Up: Key Terms
  • Review Activities
  • Pt. 5 People and Places
  • ch. 12 Residential Kaleidoscope
  • Note continued: Learning Outcomes
  • Chapter Preview
  • Urban View 12.1 French Ghetto Beat of a Muslim Rapper
  • Social Interaction and Residential Segregation
  • Territoriality
  • Foundations of Residential Segregation
  • Social Status
  • Household Type
  • Urban View 12.2 Social Construction of Race
  • Ethnicity
  • Lifestyle
  • Urban View 12.3 Social Exclusion and Migrant Workers in European Cities
  • Interpretations of Residential Ecology
  • Chicago School: Human Ecology
  • Criticisms Of Human Ecology
  • Factorial Ecology
  • Urban View 12.4 Residential and Economic Structure in European Cities
  • Recent Changes to the Foundations of Residential Segregation
  • New Divisions of Labor, New Household Types, and New Lifestyles
  • New Roles For Women
  • Urban View 12.5 Ethnoburb
  • A New Suburban Ethnic Settlement
  • New Patterns Of Household Formation
  • Increased Materialism And New Lifestyles
  • Urban View 12.6 "Inconspicuous Consumption?"
  • Social Polarization and Spatial Segregation
  • New Residential Mosaic: "Lifestyle" Communities
  • Urban View 12.7 GIS Marketing Applications Help Starbucks to Brew up Better Locational Analyses
  • Follow Up: Key Terms
  • Review Activities
  • ch. 13 City As Text: Architecture And Urban Design
  • Learning Outcomes
  • Chapter Preview
  • Urban View 13.1 Disney's Celebration: Designing the Happiest Place on Earth?
  • Architecture and the Dynamics of Urban Change
  • Architecture and Exchange Value
  • Architecture and the Circulation of Capital
  • Architecture and Legitimation
  • Meaning And Symbolism
  • Architecture versus "Mere Building"
  • Style of Production/The Production of Style
  • Arcadian Classicism and the "Middle Landscape"
  • Public Parks
  • Beaux Arts and the City Beautiful
  • American Way: Skyscrapers
  • Modernism: Architecture as Social Redemption
  • Arts And Crafts And Art Nouveau
  • Note continued: Early Modernists
  • Bauhaus And The Modern Movement
  • Le Corbusier
  • American Response
  • Critique Of Modernism
  • Postmodern Interlude
  • New Urbanism
  • Historic Preservation
  • Design for Dystopia
  • Fortress L.A.
  • "Starchitects," "Starchitecture," and World Cities
  • Follow Up: Key Terms
  • Review Activities
  • ch. 14 Urbanization, Urban Life, And Urban Spaces
  • Learning Outcomes
  • Chapter Preview
  • Urban View 14.1 Writing on the Wall for Territoriality? Taggers Respect Community Mural Painted in "Neutral" Colors
  • Social Life in Cities
  • Theoretical Interpretations of Urban Life
  • "Moral Order" of City Life
  • Urban View 14.2 "Sex and the City": Prostitution
  • Anomie And Deviant Behavior
  • Liberating Aspects Of Urban Life
  • Urbanism as a Way of Life
  • Public and Private Worlds of City Life
  • Changing Metropolitan Form and New Forms of Urbanism
  • Urban Villages
  • Urban View 14.3 Homosexuality and the City
  • Suburban Communality, "Habitus," And Contemporary Lifestyles
  • Community and Territory
  • Cognition, Perception, And Mental Maps Of The City
  • Appraisive Images
  • Lifeworlds and the "Structuration" of Social Life
  • Urban View 14.4 Disability and the City
  • Time-Space Routines
  • Urban View 14.5 Structuration: Time and Space in People's Everyday Life
  • Gendered Spaces
  • Creation of Women's Spaces
  • Changing Roles, Changing Spaces
  • Discrimination by Design: Domestic Architecture and Gender Differences
  • Follow Up: Key Terms
  • Review Activities
  • ch. 15 Problems Of Urbanization
  • Learning Outcomes
  • Chapter Preview
  • Urban View 15.1 Homeless Students Struggle to Keep Up
  • Problem? What Problem?
  • From Haunts of Vice to Gang Wastelands
  • and Back
  • Problems of the Early Industrial City
  • Problems of the Industrial City
  • Problems of the Post-War City (1945
  • 73)
  • Note continued: Problems of the Neoliberal City
  • Poverty
  • Cycle of Poverty
  • Urban View 15.2 Poverty, Stress, and Civil Disorder in U.S. Cities
  • Poverty In U.S. Metropolitan Areas
  • Dual Cities?
  • Criminal Violence
  • Urban View 15.3 High School Student Drug Abuse
  • Spatial Patterns
  • Urban View 15.4 Russian Mafia Crime and Corruption
  • Not Just in Russian Cities Anymore
  • Effects of Crime on Urbanization and Urban Life
  • Urban View 15.5 Terrorism and Cities
  • Homelessness
  • Causes of Homelessness
  • Infrastructure and Environmental Problems
  • Water Supply Problems
  • Urban View 15.6 Brownfield Redevelopment
  • Air Pollution
  • Urban View 15.7 High-Speed Rail in Europe
  • Infrastructure Crisis
  • Urban View 15.8 London's Traffic Congestion Charge
  • Persistent Future Problems
  • Follow Up: Key Terms
  • Review Activities.
Subject headings
Urban geography.
Urbanization.
ISBN
9780321736437
0321736435

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Roth, Philip David