Cities across the world are changing rapidly, influenced by the forcesof economic and cultural globalisation and by the pressures forenvironmental, economic and social sustainability. City economies,landscapes, images, environments and social geographies are changingas a result of these forces.This third edition of Urban Geography continues to examine thenew geographical patterns that are forming within citiesand thewaysinwhich geographers have sought to make sense of this urbantransformation. Introducing both traditional andcontemporaryapproaches and perspectives in urban geography, this book examinesthe globalisation of the urbanisation process and explores ways inwhich governments and institutions have responded to the resultingchallenges.This extensively revised new edition, styled in a student-friendlychapter format, includes a new chapter on urban regeneration andcomprehensively updated case studies, all illustrated by numerous figures, photos and tables. This is a valuable introduction to urbangeography for all geography students.Tim Hall is Lecturer in Human Geography at the University ofGloucestershire.
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