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Intercity Trade and Long-Run Urban Growth

Yannis M. Ioannides

in From Neighborhoods to Nations: The Economics of Social Interactions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691126852
eISBN:
9781400845385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691126852.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the link between intercity trade and long-run urban growth. It begins by introducing a Ventura-type model of the growth of isolated cities that allows for investment in physical ... More


The Lord's Day

Andrew R. Holmes

in The Shaping of Ulster Presbyterian Belief and Practice, 1770-1840

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199288656
eISBN:
9780191710759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288656.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter outlines the attitude of Ulster Presbyterians to Sabbath attendance and observance, along with the efforts of religious reformers in the 19th century to improve lay practice and deal ... More


Introduction

Yannis M. Ioannides

in From Neighborhoods to Nations: The Economics of Social Interactions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691126852
eISBN:
9781400845385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691126852.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book examines the economic dimensions of social interactions, with an eye towards enriching our metaphors for understanding and modeling the fabric of communities, their neighborhoods, and their ... More


Action: Can We Stop Terminal Consumption?

Peter J. Taylor, Geoff O’Brien, and Phil O’Keefe

in Cities Demanding the Earth: A New Understanding of the Climate Emergency

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529210477
eISBN:
9781529210514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529210477.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter asks the question, what does this unthinking mean for current anthropogenic climate change policies? This is answered in two ways. First, the concept of urban demand is discussed in its ... More


Strangers and Visitors: Or, The Impossibility of Tourism in American Cities, 1830s–1870s

Catherine Cocks

in Doing the Town: The Rise of Urban Tourism in the United States, 1850-1915

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520227460
eISBN:
9780520926493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520227460.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter talks about the thousands of Americans, along with immigrants from Ireland, Germany, and a slew of other countries, who contributed to the unprecedented rate of urban growth in the ... More


Social and Economic Factors, 1878–1944

R. J. Crampton

in Bulgaria

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199541584
eISBN:
9780191719325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541584.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

From the liberation to the end of the Second World War, Bulgaria saw growth without structural change. From 1878 to 1944, a number of traditional practices disappeared, but the fundamental nature of ... More


Themes Emerging, Questions Outstanding, and the Value of a Multidisciplinary Approach 1

Jo Beall, Basudeb Guha‐Khasnobis, and Ravi Kanbur

in Urbanization and Development: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199590148
eISBN:
9780191595493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590148.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

This chapter states that the studies in this volume represent a significant advance in our understanding of urbanization and development. Approaching the problem from a number of disciplinary and ... More


Smart cities work

Anne Power and John Houghton

in Jigsaw cities: Big places, small spaces

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346599
eISBN:
9781447302636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346599.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter argues for a ‘smart city’ approach, recycling existing homes and spaces, relying on neighbourhood management and renewal to make existing communities more attractive. It suggests that in ... More


Cities Demanding the Earth: A New Understanding of the Climate Emergency

Peter Taylor, Geoff O'Brien, and Phil O'Keefe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529210477
eISBN:
9781529210514
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529210477.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Current climate change policy is necessary but insufficient. This is because the basic modus operandi – presenting scientific evidence to states for them to take action - misrepresents the complex ... More


Range of Contemporary Urban Patterns and Processes

Hilda Blanco

in Rethinking Global Land Use in an Urban Era

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262026901
eISBN:
9780262322126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026901.003.0014
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Historically, urbanization has been characterized by population density, durable built environments, governance, specialized economic activities, urban infrastructures, and their rural spheres of ... More


Britain’s cities today: a progress report

Anne Power and John Houghton

in Jigsaw cities: Big places, small spaces

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346599
eISBN:
9781447302636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346599.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the origins of the Sustainable Communities Plan within the divided and unequal cities, challenging the sustainability of the plans for ‘boom and abandonment’, particularly the ... More


Urban Growth Machines—But at What Scale?

Neil Brenner

in New Urban Spaces: Urban Theory and the Scale Question

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190627188
eISBN:
9780190627201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190627188.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory, Urban and Rural Studies

Theories of the urban growth machine have long been a central analytical tool for contemporary research on urban governance. But in what sense are growth machines, in fact, “urban”? To what degree ... More


Black Country Élites: The Exercise of Authority in an Industrialized Area, 1830-1900

Richard H. Trainor

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203551
eISBN:
9780191675850
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203551.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book is a study of the people who ran Victorian industrial towns. It also examines the institutions, policies, rituals, and networks these urban elites deployed to cope with urban growth, social ... More


Urban growth and competitiveness in Britain: a long-run perspective

Barry Moore and Iain Begg

in City matters: Competitiveness, cohesion and urban governance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344458
eISBN:
9781447301868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344458.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter aims to provide fundamental information about the factors that influence the urban growth and competitiveness of cities in Great Britain. It describes the sources, nature, and location ... More


Governing the Urban in China and India: Land Grabs, Slum Clearance, and the War on Air Pollution

Xuefei Ren

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691203393
eISBN:
9780691203416
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691203393.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Urbanization is rapidly overtaking China and India, the two most populous countries in the world. One-sixth of humanity now lives in either a Chinese or Indian city. This transformation has unleashed ... More


Port Development and the Demographic Dynamics of European Urbanization

Robert Lee and Richard Lawton

in Population and Society in Western European Port-Cities, c. 1650–1939

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853234357
eISBN:
9781846313837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853234357.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this book, which is about the demographic characteristics of port cities in Western Europe and their role in urbanisation during the period from 1650 ... More


Managing Urban Growth: The Problem and Its Civics

Souza Briggs

in Democracy as Problem Solving: Civic Capacity in Communities Across the Globe

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262026413
eISBN:
9780262269292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026413.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter presents the civic capacity's role in innovative efforts to manage urban growth in Mumbai in India and Salt Lake City in the United States, exemplars of the distinct problems of uneven ... More


From the Chicago to the L.A. School: Whither the Local State?

Steven P. Erie and Scott A. MacKenzie

in The City, Revisited: Urban Theory from Chicago, Los Angeles, and New York

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665754
eISBN:
9781452946559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665754.003.0006
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

This chapter reexamines the L.A. School’s paradigm of urban growth that challenged the iconic concentric circles model developed in the 1920s by the Chicago School of Sociology. It argues that the ... More


World War One and the City Idea

Louise Young

in Beyond the Metropolis: Second Cities and Modern Life in Interwar Japan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780520275201
eISBN:
9780520955387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275201.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

Why did urban change become a fixation in the wake of the World War One? What caused the “discovery of the city”? Chapter 1 focuses on the question of historical moment, explaining why a discourse on ... More


Democracy as Problem Solving: Civic Capacity in Communities Across the Globe

Xavier de Souza Briggs

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262026413
eISBN:
9780262269292
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026413.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Complexity, division, mistrust, and “process paralysis” can thwart leaders and others when they tackle local challenges. This book shows how civic capacity—the capacity to create and sustain smart ... More


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