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Smith, David A. (David Alden) 1956-

Overview
Works: 6 works in 56 publications in 1 language and 3,472 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: HC110.I5, 339.20973
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Most widely held works by David A Smith
Inequality matters : the growing economic divide in America and its poisonous consequences( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cautionary volume of essays by leading scholars and activists examines the pervasive consequences of economic inequality in America, drawing on current research to explore such issues as the causes and dimensions of inequality, the persistence of racial disparities, the erosion of democracy and community, and inequality as a moral and religious p
Third world cities in global perspective : the political economy of uneven urbanization by David A Smith( Book )

9 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this innovative book, David Smith ultimately links what happens on the ground in the neighborhoods where people live to the larger political and economic forces at work, putting these connections in a historical framework and using a case study approach. The societies of the world's underdeveloped countries are now undergoing an urban revolution that is drastically altering the fabric of their predominantly rural agrarian societies. Smith takes the emerging political economy perspective on urbanization, with its focus on global inequality and dependency, as the context for city growth in the Third World
States and sovereignty in the global economy by Calif.) Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation (Berkeley( Book )

18 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world is changing very swiftly at the end of the 20th century. New developments in information technology, an increasing flow of information and cultural exchanges, and the rapidity with which trade and investment now takes place has given rise to uncertainty. This book seeks to understand the nature of these changes and find out whether this process of globalization is in fact something new. In particular it examines the impact of change on the sovereignty of the nation state. The authors consider the historical development of the state in the global economy, the forces that have created the modern global economy, regional issues of globalization and the importance of the state. Also included are a series of case studies from around the world. The text provides a combination of theoretical and case material
A new world order? : global transformations in the late twentieth century by David A Smith( Book )

18 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Urbanization in the world economy : a cross-national & historical-structural analysis by David A Smith( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Third world cities by D. W Drakakis-Smith( )

5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What is the effect of increasing urbanisation in Third World countries? Third World Cities represents a thoroughly revised and updated version of a classic text which examines urbanisation in developing areas. Using case studies of cities drawn from around the world, including Bangkok, Delhi, Manila, Mexico City, Singapore and Harare, David Drakakis-Smith confronts three main questions: is there still a Third World, does it have a common urban form and what is the relationship between urbanisation and sustainability?
 
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Inequality matters : the growing economic divide in America and its poisonous consequences
Alternative Names
Smith, David A. 1956-

Smith, David Alden 1956-

Languages
English (56)

Covers
Third world cities in global perspective : the political economy of uneven urbanizationStates and sovereignty in the global economyA new world order? : global transformations in the late twentieth centuryThird world cities