Category Archives: Cities

Urban Primacy,the Primate City and Rank Size Rule

Urban Primacy is when one city is dominantly large in a group of cities. Usually when a largest city is over twice as large as the next city, this would constitute urban primacy. Other measures are more rigorous whereby a … Continue reading

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The Concept and Pillars of Sustainability

The term sustainability is used to indicate programs, initiatives, and actions aimed at the preservation of resources. However, it actually refers to four distinct areas: human, social, economic and environmental – known as the four pillars of sustainability. The four … Continue reading

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New Book: America’s Urban History

Originally posted on Lkboehm's Blog:
I hope readers interested in the history of the American city will check out America’s Urban History, co-authored with Steven H. Corey of Columbia College, Chicago. America’s Urban History, Routledge The history of the…

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In Five Years Delhi and Other Indian Cities Will Growt Fastest in Asia

Delhi will have the fastest growth of any city in Asia, with the economy to be almost 50 percent larger in 2021 than it was at the end of last year. Indian cities are set to expand the most across … Continue reading

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