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Beyond Edge Cities Richard D. Bingham

Beyond Edge Cities

Richard D. Bingham

Published May 13th 2013
ISBN : 9781134826988
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272 pages
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In his influential 1991 book Edge City, Joel Garreau argued that every American city is growing in the fashion of Los Angeles, with multiple urban cores. He named these cores edge cities because they perform all of the city functions, but rise inMoreIn his influential 1991 book Edge City, Joel Garreau argued that every American city is growing in the fashion of Los Angeles, with multiple urban cores. He named these cores edge cities because they perform all of the city functions, but rise in places that were farmlands or villages only decades ago, far from the old downtowns. This new book expands and clarifies Garreaus pioneering concept as it develops a comprehensive theory of edge city growth and functions. The contributors draw on their expertise as geographers, political scientists, economics planners, and sociologists to offer a wide range of insights and analyses.