The Future of the City

Vol. 65, No. 2 - Spring/Summer - 2012

The Urban Battleground: Explaining Conflict in Global Cities

By Samantha Hammer

Two Tales of a City

By Ethan Wagner

Further Reading

By Andrew McCornack, Christopher Reeve, David Kortava, Edward A. Reynolds, Matthew Schiavenza, Priyam Saraf, Richard C. Reynolds, Samantha McCann, Seisei Tatebe-Goddu, Timothy Sandole

Refurbishment as a Sustainable Urban-Design Strategy

By Zachary Craun

Overcoming the Sustainability Challenge

By Guruduth Banavar

Building “Citizenship Culture” in Bogotá

By Antanas Mockus

Between Equity and Impatient Capital: Making Indian Cities

By Rahul Mehrotra

Millennium Cities

By Jeffrey Sachs

A Singapore in Central America?

By Octavio Sánchez Barrientos

The Invention and Reinvention of the City

By Rem Koolhaas

Urban America: U.S. Cities in the Global Era

By Richard C. Longworth

Planning for Success: Singapore, the Model City-State?

By Joan C. Henderson

The Paris Banlieue: Peripheries of Inequity

By Marc Angélil and Cary Siress

Governing the Twenty-First-Century City

By Ester R. Fuchs

Religious Fundamentalisms in the City: Reflections on the Arab Spring

By Nezar AlSayyad and Mejgan Massoumi

“Green” as Spectacle in China

By Xuefei Ren

The Growing Economic Power of Cities

By Andrés Cadena, Richard Dobbs and Jaana Remes

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Editors' Foreword