Overview:The City in Southeast Asia: Patterns, Processes and Policy - The extended metropolitan regions of Southeast Asia are the dynamic cores of their national economies and societies and the frontiers of accelerating globalization. ""The City in Southeast Asia"" explores ways of moving beyond outmoded paradigms of the Third World City or a Southeast Asian city 'type'. It begins by contrasting the acknowledged world cities of Singapore and Hong Kong with the aspiring world city of Kuala Lumpur and the still disorganized cities of Bangkok, Jakarta and Manila, and draws comparisons with the national second cities of Chiang Mai, Surabaya, Penang and Cebu. The authors analyze the changing relationships between people and place brought about by temperature controlled environments, the industralization of consumption through large-scale shopping malls, the role of cities as platforms for the globalisation strategies of Asian multinational corporations, and the transformation of public space into private space. They also examine public policy in terms of markets, land use and urban planning, and draw out the implications for research, business and policy-makers. This joint effort by a geographer and an economist will be of interest to economists, geographers, planners, political economists and sociologists.
This book is on page /a06b960ac9dc90216ed4e00b41bc8290/book/1603729750-9789971694265. It was written by the following authors: Peter J. Rimmer, Howard Dick. Book The City in Southeast Asia: Patterns, Processes and Policy, which can be read online, published by the company: NUS Press. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Science, Technology, Medicine. The book was published on 2009-12-30. It has 300 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight g. File for download The City in Southeast Asia: Patterns, Processes and Policy has PDF format and is called the-city-in-southeast-asia-patterns-processes-and-policy.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our topcanal.eu site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.
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