By 2007, the world will pass from being a mainly rural to a mainly urban population. Large cities, including mega cities with more than 10 million people, present key challenges relating to sustainable development and citizenship. Each title in this new geography series reveals reasons for the city's location and the structure of the population, and explores environmental issues such as transport, waste, pollution and wildlife, city economy, culture, leisure and tourism and look to the future.
Table of Contents
Contents Living in the urban world 8 The history of Mexico City 12 The people of Mexico City 16 Living in the city 22 The Mexico City economy 28 Managing Mexico City 34 Transport for Mexico City 38 Culture, leisure and tourism 42 The Mexico city environment 48 The Mexico City of tomorrow 56 Glossary 58 Further information 59 Index 60