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City and Country

An Interdisciplinary Collection

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City and Country provides a comprehensive examination of the processes associated with the growth and expansion of a city and how current public policy, both in the areas of zoning and town planning, respond to this process. Some of the topics of the book include: a novel statistical method for identifying employment centers in the polycentric city. several essays deal with the amazing Zipf's law. detailed case studies describing the experiences of major cities such as Phoenix, Arizona; Kansas City, Missouri; and Lloydminster, Canada. historical papers challenging Paul Krugman's claim that an eoncomics dealing with the location of production had to wait until the end of the last century.

Author Biography

Twenty-five scholars, from several disciplines including, economics, sociology, and geography have contributed original essays to this volume. The contributors include, John K. Whitaker (University of Virginia), Jurgen G. Backhaus (Maastrict University), Stephen Meardon (Williams College), Gura Bhargava (University of Saskatchewan), Carol E. Heirns (University of Massachusetts), Kevin Fox Gotham (Tulane University), David L. McKee and Yosra A. McKee (Kent State), Thorbjorn Knudson (University of Southern Denmark), and other have generated a conceptually original and well edited brew of interesting and indepth analysis.
Release date NZ
January 29th, 2001
Contributor
Edited by Laurence S. Moss
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Blackwell Publishers
Pages
300
Dimensions
156x229x26
ISBN-13
9780631228851
Product ID
3090175

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