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Title Beyond the metropolis : urban geography as if small cities mattered / edited by Benjamin Ofori-Amoah.

Imprint Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, c2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  307.76 B468 2007    ---  Available
Description 365 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Small city studies and geographic perspectives / Benjamin Ofori-Amoah -- pt. I. Evolution and growth of small cities -- From frontier outpost to northern capital: the growth and functional transformation of Prince George, BC, Canada / Greg Halseth, Kent Sedgwick, and Benjamin Ofori-Amoah -- Urbanization of the midwestern countryside: the case of Minnesota's small cities / John S. Adams and Barbara J. VanDrasek -- Demographic changes in America's small cities, 1990-2000 / Christiana K. Brennan and Christopher Hoene -- Population growth, demographic changes, and spatial distribution of small cities in Mexico, 1970-2000 / Jorge Gonzalez Sanchez and Maria Teresa Gutierrez de MacGregor -- pt. II. The internal structure of small cities -- Micropolitan Ohio: a study of internal structure of small cities / James W. Fonseca -- Globalization, neoliberal policies, and the changing landscapes of small cities: the case of Ciudad Lerdo, Durango, Mexico / Michael S. Yoder -- The urban corona effect and retail change in small cities: the case of central Iowa / Thomas L. Bell and Margaret M. Gripshover -- Location dynamics of economic activities in America's small cities: the experience of five Wisconsin cities / Benjamin Ofori-Amoah -- pt. III. Planning and managing change in small cities -- Revitalizing small city downtowns: the case of Brandon, Canada / Doug Ramsey, Derrek Eberts, and John Everitt -- Downtown retailing and revitalization of small cities: lessons from Chillicothe and Mount Vernon, Ohio / Andreas Otto -- Managing downtown revitalization projects in small cities: lessons from Kentucky's Main Street program / Christa Smith -- Public transportation in small cities: the case of Marysville and Yuba City, California / Thomas Irion -- Housing and urban development problems in small cities: the case of Ciudad Guzman, Jalisco, Mexico / Luis Felipe Cabrales Barajas -- Public policy and development of small cities: the experience of Israel's development towns / Erez Tzfadia -- Conclusion -- The future of urban geography as if small cities mattered / Benjamin Ofori-Amoah.
Subject Urban geography.
Cities and towns.
Added Author Ofori-Amoah, Benjamin.
ISBN 0761835857
Standard No. YDXCP 2482466
NZ1 11147910
AU@ 000041184698

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