Cities as Elements of Urban Systems

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Cities as Elements of Urban Systems
An urban system refers to the complete set of urban centers that exist within a given territory. Such centers combine and interact with one another in intriguing ways and, evidently, in ways unique to the local community. The ensuing paper explores the linkages between urban places as dynamic elements in an interdependent urban system and, in particular, explores what it is about this city that makes it a significant element in a worldwide system of urban places. The paper will emphasize the processes and dimensions of urban change – economic, technological, demographic, political and social – and will explore how these processes act and interact with one another to result in the city of Toronto. Beyond...
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