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Contents Contributors Preface PART ONE: POLICY APPROACHES 1 Approaches to urban policymaking: a framework B. J. L. Berry PART TWO: SPATIAL ECONOMIC ISSUES 2 The debate on sprawl and compact cities: thoughts based on the congress of new urbanism charter P. Gordon and H. W. Richardson 3 Defining 'urban': the disappearing urban-rural divide A. G. Champion 4 The evolving urban economic landscape: trends in the past and present, from local to global H. S. Geyer 5 Socialist economies in transition: urban policy in China and Vietnam Y.-M. Yeung and J. Shen PART THREE: MOBILITY AND SOCIAL ISSUES 6 Human mobility in a globalizing world: urban development trends and policy implications W. A. V. Clark 7 Migration and social mobility in urban systems: national and international trends A. J. Fielding 8 Social exclusion and urban policy in European cities: combining 'Northern' and 'Southern' European perspectives F. Moulaert, E. Morlicchio and L. Cavola 9 Crime and urban living: conditions, theory, and policy options H. S. Geyer and B. A. Portnov 10 The threat of urban terrorism: observations and policies options H. W. Richardson and P. Gordon 11 'Place' qualities of urban space: interpretations of theory and ideology H. S. Geyer PART FOUR: ISSUES OF URBAN GOVERNANCE 12 Smart growth as 'new' metropolitan governance: observations on US experience G. Braun and J. W. Scott 13 Integrating the planning environment: theory and practice of putting 'urban' in a regional context G. Haughton and D. Counsell 14 Cities mediating technological transitions: the adaptability of infrastructure and infrastructures of adaptability? M. Hodson and S. Marvin 15 Urban Environmental Policy in Europe: An Outline B. Evans 16 Policy Responses at the Local Sphere of Government: Complexities and Diversity J. G. Nel 17 Urban Environmental policy in Africa: the real story F. Retief and N. Rossouw PART FIVE: FUTURE PERSPECTIVES 18 What lies ahead? A. G. Gilbert Index
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Cities and towns.