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Cities in Competition: Productive and…

Cities in Competition: Productive and Sustainable Cities for the 21st…

by John Brotchie

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This volume is concerned with the fitness of modern cities for survival and development in the 21st century. It examines technological, economic, social and political characteristics of our cities and the environmental forces that are operating to change our cities and the relationship between them. The book explores technological change, including the continuing development and dissemination of information and communication technologies. It discusses the growth of fast transport networks, air, fast rail and freeway and tollway networks. In addition, it considers the increasing competition among cities to supply the market with goods, services, skills and space.

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