9780130175762

Exploring the Urban Community : A GIS Approach

  • ISBN 13:

    9780130175762

  • ISBN 10:

    0130175765

  • Edition: CD
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 01/01/2006
  • Publisher: Benjamin Cummings
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

This contemporary, well-written treatment of urban geography covers all the important traditional topics such as urban spatial structure, central place theory, neighborhood change, and industrial locations analysis, and also expands upon these to include contemporary topics such as global cities, gender, activism, technology, postmodernism, trans-nationalism, sexuality, and environmental justice. It features strong integration of GIS technologies and emphasizes its importance as a skill in the professional field. Urban Geography and the Spatial Display of Urban Environments; The Dynamics of Cities; Defining the Metropolis; The Internal Structure of Cities; Systems of Cities; Neighborhoods; Migration and Residential Mobility; Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Poverty; Industrial Location; Urban Core and Edge City Contrasts; Environmental Problems; Urban and Regional Planning. A useful reference for urban planners and other professionals.

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