Cities in Relations advances a novel way of thinking about urban transformation by focusing on transnational relations in the least developed countries.
- Examines the last 20 years of urban development in Hanoi, Vietnam, and in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
- Considers the ways in which a city’s relationships with other places influences its urban development
- Provides fresh ideas for comparative urban studies that move beyond discussions of economic and policy factors
- Offers a clear and concise narrative accompanied by more than 45 photos and maps
Keywords: Urban Geography, Hanoi, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, urban development, urban change, transnational relations, urban studies, city planners, public policy, city modernization, cosmopolitanism, cultural geography, urban anthropology, architecture, city planning, urban ethnography, Studies in Urban and Social Change, SUSC