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  • Polarities of structure and change in urban systems : a Canadian example
  • Urban systems and the diversity of urban development
  • Canada ; Large city ; Urban change ; Urban function ; Urban growth ; Urban hierarchy ; Urban system
  • The paper examines some of the contradictory assertions in the research literature regarding the on-going reorganization of urban systems through a detailed empirical analysis of the changing properties of the Canadian urban system. The analysis
  • begins with a conceptual framework that recognizes alternative logics and trajectories of change in urban systems. The paper demonstrates the diversity and rapidity of change, and the indeterminant and contradictory nature of many of the relationships
  • 1997
  • Planning doctrine and post-industrial urban development: the Amsterdam experience
  • Urban systems and the diversity of urban development
  • Amsterdam ; Centrality ; Netherlands (The) ; Urban district ; Urban function ; Urban planning ; Urban population ; Urban structure
  • The planners of the Amsterdam General Extension Plan (1935) developed a doctrine that covers three levels of functions and activities (a regional centre, a monocentric urban form, homogeneous neighbourhood communities around a centre). Since
  • the early 1970s Amsterdam has become an international centre, has developed into a polycentric urban region and has been acquiring ethnically mixed quarters. So in Amsterdam the planning doctrine was not particularly successful.
  • 1997
  • Between process and individuation : translating metaphors and narratives of urban space
  • Daily life ; Theory ; Urban area ; Urban life ; Urban sociology
  • The A. wants to explore more closely Lefebvre's injunction for a careful examination of the relationship between space, language and politics. He wants to examine the metaphors used by scholars theorizing urban space and everyday urban life
  • . Conceptual and political problems are associated with the adoption of various metaphors about urban space.
  • 1997
  • Restucturing urban space and local communities in Tokyo : on the applicability of the theories of Castells and Harvey
  • Honshu ; Japan ; Tokyo ; Urban area ; Urban structure ; Urban theory
  • This paper attempts to review the theoretical framework of the urban restructuring process proposed by M. Castelles and D. Harvey, and to examine the effectiveness of their western theories through field survey of restructuring urban space and local
  • 1997
  • Amsterdam ; Belgium ; Brussels ; Netherlands (The) ; Property right ; Urban area ; Urban development ; Urban dynamics ; Urban growth ; Urban region
  • The central aim of this study is to understand the long-term urban trajectories of the Brussels and Amsterdam urban regions in terms of different spatial organizations of property rights. After a consideration of international comparative urban
  • research, the authors analyse the trajectories of the urban regions of Brussels and Amsterdam systematically during one and a half century. - (AGD)
  • 1997
  • Occupation and urbanization of Roraima state, Brazil
  • Brazil ; Roraima ; Settlement ; Town ; Urban growth ; Urban immigration ; Urbanization
  • 1997
  • A study on the relationship of regional urbanization and socio-economic structure in China
  • China ; Regional development ; Socio-economic system ; Urbanization
  • This study aims to analyze the level and causes of urbanization and show the relationship between urbanization and society and economy. - (KA)
  • 1997
  • The system of Korean cities based on the inter-urban bus services
  • Accessibility ; South Korea ; Urban system ; Urban transport
  • This paper aims to analyze the system of Korean cities based on the accessibility of various cities by using the index of the inter-urban bus services. - (KA)
  • 1997
  • Towards a property market paradigm of urban change
  • Barcelona ; Berlin ; Birmingham ; Economic restructuring ; Europe ; Hamburg ; Madrid ; Milano ; Real estate market ; Redevelopment ; Town ; Urban change ; Urban development ; Urban economy ; Urban environment ; Urban function
  • be expected to play an important part in shaping urban growth and development outcomes. The AA. propose a property market paradigm of urban change and examine its relevance in the context of six major European urban regions. This approach can provide a more
  • holistic understanding of contemporary urban change than that offered by conventional analysis.
  • 1997
  • [b1] Dep. of Economics, Faculty of Urban and Regional Studies, Univ., Reading, Royaume-Uni
  • Studies on progress of urbanization in China
  • China ; Counterurbanization ; Urban development ; Urban growth ; Urbanization
  • 1997
  • [b1] Urban Construction Inst., Wuhan, Chine
  • Urban economic participation and survival strategies in Ghana : 1960-1984
  • Economic sector ; Employment ; Ghana ; Living standard ; Participation ; Urban development ; Urban economy
  • Changes in Ghana's post-independence economy have influenced urban participation. The AA. identify survival strategies adopted by urban residents to combat changes in national economy, and investigate spatio-temporal variations in urban
  • participation. Explanation for spatial variations are traced to the context of urban growth and development in different parts of the country. Planning implications for the economic health of towns in the country and their residents are discussed.
  • 1997
  • Urban structure change in Joetsu city
  • Administrative reform ; Japan ; Local administration ; Public service ; Urban structure
  • The purpose of this paper is to clarify the spatial change in the urban structure of Joetsu city after a merger in Japan. - (KA)
  • 1997
  • Ghettoization of foreigners and urban planning in Duisburg, Germany
  • Foreigner ; Germany ; Ghetto ; North Rhine Westfalia ; Social organization ; Town ; Urban planning ; Urban society
  • 1997
  • Les villes secondaires d'Afrique noire (1970-1997)
  • Africa ; Bibliography ; Black Africa ; Medium-sized town ; Regional development ; Rural-urban relations ; Second order urban centre ; Town ; Urban administration ; Urban function ; Urban morphology ; Urban planning ; Urban population
  • 1997
  • Globalisation and regional integration : the case of the Italian urban system
  • Urban systems and the diversity of urban development
  • Italy ; System ; System dynamics ; Urban network ; Urban region ; Urban system
  • 1997
  • Urban geography for the XXI century
  • Urban development and urban life in international perspective
  • Concept ; Settlement system ; Space time ; Urban change ; Urban development ; Urban dynamics ; Urban geography ; Urban system ; Urban theory
  • 1997
  • Farm laborers and the new urban politics : bridging the urban-rural divide
  • Colorado ; Farm ; Farmer ; Local policy ; Public service ; Rural-urban relations ; Seasonal work ; United States of America ; Urban fringe ; Urban policy
  • The provision of services to farm labor is examined as an extension of the new urban politics. Concern for farm workers on the urban-rural fringe (example of Boulder County) enhances understandings of local politics in three ways. It draws attention
  • urban-rural dichotomies and their role in shaping local politics.
  • 1997
  • Poetry and pass laws : humanistic geography in urban South Africa
  • Ethnic community ; Ethnography ; Gauteng ; Humanistic geography ; Segregation ; South Africa ; Town ; Urban life
  • Humanism offers geographers the opportunity to move away from objective study towards the contemplation of emotion and the individual. The value of Soweto poetry in understanding black urban experience is to be found in the starkly realistic
  • portrayal of apartheid life in urban South Africa. - (AJC)
  • 1997
  • Economic impact ; Florida ; Local labour market ; Segregation ; Tourism ; United States of America ; Urban attraction ; Urban development ; Urban economy ; Urban park ; Urban policy ; Urban society ; Urban structure
  • Themed built environments envelop highly selective communities isolated from others, socially and spatially. The A. argues that these sociospatial results of Disneyesque urban development do not bode well for urban social relations. He documents
  • 1997
  • The dynamics of Nordic urban systems during the 1980s
  • Urban systems and the diversity of urban development
  • Centrality ; Europe ; Northern Europe ; Service ; System dynamics ; Typology ; Urban change ; Urban function ; Urban growth ; Urban hierarchy ; Urban system
  • 1997