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From urban-rural to global dependencies
Jönköping University, Jönköping International Business School, JIBS, Economics, Finance and Statistics. KTH, Skolan för arkitektur och samhällsbyggnad (ABE), Samhällsplanering och miljö, Urbana och regionala studier.
College of Resources Science and Technology, Beijing Normal University.
2014 (English)In: International Journal of Global Environmental Issues, ISSN 1466-6650, E-ISSN 1741-5136, Vol. 13, no 2-4, 141-149 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
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Against the background of global urban knowledge economy, this paper discusses some of the challenges that sustainable urban life is facing in the global knowledge economy of the 21st century. The paper makes an overview of the fundamental change in urban-rural relations, urban and rural demographics, the concepts of place surplus and place attractiveness, agglomeration and the new economic geography, global threats to long-term urban sustainability and finally the needs of policy visions and strategies for sustainable urban life across the world.

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Geneva: InderScience Publishers, 2014. Vol. 13, no 2-4, 141-149 p.
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Agricultural productivity, Global market failure, Place attractiveness, Urban sustainability, Urban-rural relations
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hj:diva-26160DOI: 10.1504/IJGENVI.2014.064509Scopus ID: 2-s2.0-84907227921Local ID: IHHEFSISOAI: oai:DiVA.org:hj-26160DiVA: diva2:795389
Available from: 2015-03-16 Created: 2015-03-16 Last updated: 2015-03-16Bibliographically approved

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