Jeb Brugmann

Welcome to the Urban Revolution: How Cities Are Changing the World
by Jeb Brugmann

Table of Contents

Part I: The Urban Revolution

Chapter 1

Look Again A View from the Expanding Edge of the Global City

Chapter 2

The Improbable Life of an Urban Patch Deciphering the Hidden Logic of Global Urban Growth

Chapter 3

The Great Migration The Rise of Homo Urbanis

Chapter 4

Anatomy of Urban Revolution The Inevitable Democracy of the City

Chapter 5

The Tyrants’ Demise The Irrepressible Economics of Urban Association

Chapter 6

What We Can Learn from the Way that Migrants Build Their Cities Buildings, City Models, and Citysystems

Part II: The City Adrift

Chapter 7

The Final Phase Two Billion New City Dwellers In Search of a New Urbanism

Chapter 8

Cities of Crisis Sources of Global Vulnerability

Chapter 9

Great Opportunities Cities Stuck in Negotiation

Chapter 10

A Planet Transformed Urban Ecosystem of Global Dystopia?

Part III: Strategy for an Urban Planet

Chapter 11

The Strategic City From Global Burden to Global Solution

Chapter 12

Designing the Ecosystem A New City Rises on the Serra do Mar Plateau

Chapter 13

Building Local Culture Reclaiming the Streets of Gracia District, Barcelona

Chapter 14

Governing the Entrepreneurial City Local Markets and the Resurgence of Chicago

Chapter 15

Co-creating the Citysystem Towards a World of Urban Regimes

Acknowledgments

Endnotes

Index