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Local Places: In the Age of the Global City Roger Keil

Local Places: In the Age of the Global City

Roger Keil

Published September 1st 1996
ISBN : 9781551640464
Paperback
272 pages
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More than half the worlds population will live in urban centres by the turn of the millennium and most will be exposed to degraded urban environments. Local Places looks at the complex social, economic and political contexts of cities in the 1990sMoreMore than half the worlds population will live in urban centres by the turn of the millennium and most will be exposed to degraded urban environments. Local Places looks at the complex social, economic and political contexts of cities in the 1990s and suggests that cities and urbanity, while part of the problem, also need to be considered as part of the solution.