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Mega Cities: The Metropolis Era

by Dogan M and Kasarda J SAGE Publications, Inc
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The second volume presents an in-depth analysis of ten giant cities. The contributors - all leading experts on their respective cities - describe the present and future economic, social, political and environmental problems facing each city. Both public policy failures and successes are studied.Mega-Cities looks at - New York City, Los Angeles, London, Tokyo, Shanghai, Delhi, Lagos, Cairo, Mexico City and Sao Paulo.

Introduction - Mattei Dogan and John D Kasarda
Comparing Giant Cities
New York City - George Sternlieb and James W Hughes
Los Angeles - Ivan Light
London - Emrys Jones
Tokyo - Hachiro Nakamura and James W White
Shanghai - Rhoads Murphey
Delhi - Hans Nagpaul
Lagos - Michael L McNulty and Isaac Ayinde Adalemo
Cairo - Ahmed M Khalifa and Mohamed M Moheiddin
Mexico City - Martha Schteingart
Sao Paolo - Vilmar Evangelista Faria