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Susan Parnell & Jennifer Robinson

In: The SAGE Handbook of the 21st Century City

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The Global Urban: Difference and Complexity in Urban Studies and the Science of Cities1
The Global Urban: Difference and Complexity in Urban Studies and the Science of Cities
Susan Parnell Jennifer Robinson
Introduction

The study of the city is in a phase of theoretical reflection and experimentation. There is concern to build analyses of the urban that are informed by trends and experiences of urbanization across the world, accounting for the pace, scale and form of demographic and social change as well as the overall social, economic and ecological significance of the city in global or planetary change. For example, the desire in international policy circles to ‘leave no city behind’ and to generate useful guidance for development ...

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