The Second Edition has been rewritten to provide additional coverage of topics such as urban development and third world cities as well as social issues including homelessness, jobs/housing mismatch and transportation disadvantages. It has also been updated with 1990 Census data.
Urban Geography Today. The Origin and Growth of Cities. The Third World City. The North American City. Metropolitan Dominance and Movement. The Urban Physical Environment. City Development: Theory and Practice. Central Place Theory. Transportation Processes. Perception and Quality of Life Issues. Land Use Dynamics. Housing and Neighborhoods. Ethnicity in the City. Intraurban Migration and Household Change. Central Business District Dynamics. Metropolitan Retail Structure. The Office Function. Intrametropolitan Industrial and Wholesale Space. Planning, Regulation and the Future. Author Index. Subject Index.