With the global expansion of urbanization there is a need to ensure that cities develop in a way that allows all residents to benefit from urban life. This research review considers a collection of classic and more recent papers that provide insight into the problems encountered in urbanization and the ways in which planning has evolved to meet the resultant challenges. It is broad in its coverage, and the papers discussed include both theoretical and applied contributions as well as those which cover urban planning issues in the developing and developed world.
Kenneth Button, Zhenhua Chen and Rui Neiva
Kenneth Button and Henry Vega
The field of globalization and transport has witnessed a surge in interest over the past two decades with scholars questioning the reasoning behind its growth, its impact on the environment and trade as well as its effect on the development of cities and supply chain logistics. The authors discuss seminal works from leading academics to address these issues and outline the diverse and controversial nature of this subject.