In an increasingly urban world where cities are, at least in some respects, borderless, Alan Mace (2013: 15) argues, ‘we need to hold on to the role of the suburb not as apart from the city but as part of a wider urban canvas and the changes happening across it'. In so doing, he states, we must acknowledge that there continue to be some significant differences between the two and these differences need to be understood. Complicating this project is the changing face of suburbs and suburbanization. Describing suburban growth as the dominant urban process in the twenty-first century, Hamel and Keil (2015) observe that North American gated communities, African squatter ...
Suburbs and Suburbanization: Stratification, Sprawl and Sustainability
SUBURBS AND SUBURBANIZATION: STRATIFICATION, SPRAWL AND SUSTAINABILITY