From urban-rural to global dependencies
2014 (English)In: International Journal of Global Environmental Issues, ISSN 1466-6650, E-ISSN 1741-5136, Vol. 13, no 2-4, 141-149 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Against the background of global urban knowledge economy, this paper discusses some of the challenges that sustainable urban life is facing in the global knowledge economy of the 21st century. The paper makes an overview of the fundamental change in urban-rural relations, urban and rural demographics, the concepts of place surplus and place attractiveness, agglomeration and the new economic geography, global threats to long-term urban sustainability and finally the needs of policy visions and strategies for sustainable urban life across the world.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2014. Vol. 13, no 2-4, 141-149 p.
Agricultural productivity, Global market failure, Place attractiveness, Urban sustainability, Urban-rural relations
Other Civil Engineering
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-161511DOI: 10.1504/IJGENVI.2014.064509ScopusID: 2-s2.0-84907227921OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-161511DiVA: diva2:794863
QC 201503132015-03-132015-03-122015-03-13Bibliographically approved