Introduction: Processes of Urban Change in Urban Systems
Journal of Regional Science
US : John Wiley & Sons
1 - 9 p.
The twenty-first century will be one of intensified urbanization, on a scale never before experienced. How do urban systems and individual cities change and develop? The social sciences have many different approaches to analyzing the economic, social, and spatial dimensions of urban change. We inventory some of these approaches and their implications for public policy toward cities, urban change, and economic development.