Metropolis: From the Division of Labor to Urban Form

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University of California Press, 1988 - Science - 260 pages
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Here is an extensive and highly original inquiry into the origins, dynamics, and internal order of the modern metropolis. Allen J. Scott demonstrates how the metropolis emerges out of the basic mechanisms of production and work in contemporary society, and how those mechanisms guide general patterns of urban development. His work will be stimulating to social scientists and to planners and policy makers as well.
  

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Allen J. Scott is Professor of Geography at the University of California, Los Angeles.

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