Beyond Complexity in Urban Development Studies

  • Roberto Camagni


Denise Pumain, in this volume, presents us with a fascinating fresco of fifteen years of theoretical elaborations on the dynamics and evolution of urban systems. The picture is wide-ranging: a detailed inspection is made of the specific features of different approaches, their innovative characteristics, limits, and logical position with respect to each other. It would seem difficult to add further suggestions or integrations to this picture, given its completeness, the general consistency, and the careful selection operated among the myriads of contributions to a burgeoning literature.


Urban System Complexity Approach Regional Science Urban Sustainability Urban Hierarchy 
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