Nihon No Toshi

Capa
University Press of Kentucky
Japan is one of the most crowded countries on earth, with three-fourths of its population now living in cities. Tokyo is easily the most populous city on the planet. And yet, though closely packed, its citizens dwell together in relative peace. In America, inner-city violence -- often attributed in part to overcrowding -- is frequently emphasized as one of the great social problems of the day. What might we learn from Japan's situation that could be applied to our own as we approach the twenty-first century?In this collection an interdisciplinary group of international scholars seek to underst.
 

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Introduction
1
The City in Japan
12
Urban Landscapes of Japan
40
From Castle Town To Manhattan Town with Suburbs A Geographical Account of Tokyos Changing Landmarks and Symbolic Landscapes
56
Suburbanization of Tokyo and the Daily Lives of Suburban People
79
Together and Equal Place Stratification in Osaka
106
Urban Land Use and Control in the Japanese City A Case Study of Hiroshima Osaka and Kyoto
134
Disasters Chronic and Acute Issues in the Study of Environmental Pollution in Urban Japan
156
Urban Redevelopment in Omuta Japan and Flint Michigan A Comparison
176
The Image of Tokyo in Sosekis Fiction
221
List of Contributors
242
Index
245
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