Cities in the World-system
This book constitutes an important addition to the literature on cities. By approaching cities from a large-scale and a long-term perspective, the contributors develop a historical explanation of some of the different patterns of development that affected particular cities in their interaction with the world-economy. This historical and holistic perspective represents an improvement over most of urban sociology, where cities or aspects of cities are studied in isolation from all contingent and contextual factors. This book can be used by scholars, graduate, and upper-division undergraduate students of urban history and sociology.
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On the one hand , the densely interwoven structures of low - level sectoral and regional interdependencies were ... even to poorly endowed ecological regions , these relations were not dependent on the “ generative pull ” of towns .
Balancing Equity and Efficiency in Regional Policy . " In Harry Richardson and Myong - Chan Hwang , eds . , Urban and Regional Policy in Korea and International Experiences , 87-104 . Seoul : Kon - Kuk University .
Papers of the Regional Science Association 45 : 67-85 . ( 1987 ) . “ Whither National Urban Policy in Developing Countries ? ” ' In Harry Richardson and Myong - Chan Hwang , eds . , Urban and Regional Policy in Korea and International ...
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