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...The end:
.....hange in a rural amenity area – a canadian example. Journal of Rural Studies, 15(2): 129+. Retrieved November 29, 2009 from Education Research Complete. Niosi, J., & Bas, T.G. (2003). Biotechnology mega-centres: Montreal and Toronto regional systems of innovation. European Planning Studies, 11(7): 789-804. Road map for Toronto. (2008, January 17). Toronto Star: AA04. Retrieved November 29, 2009 from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=nfh&AN=6FP4004516564&site=ehost-live Teixeira, C., Lo, L., & Truelove, M. (2007). Immigrant entrepreneurship, institutional discrimination, and implications for public policy: a case study in Toronto. Environmental & Planning C: Government & Policy, 25(2): 176-193.