Arrival city discusses the implications of mass migration from rural to urban areas and how it is affecting for better or worse cities around the world the focus of the book is on the arrival city which is not necessarily the urban area that absorbs the migrants. Arrival city the final migration and our next world by doug saunders the first book by the globe and mail s european correspondent promises a vivid globetrotting trip to urban neighbourhoods filled with rural migrants a demographic reality that doug saunders argues persuasively is shaping the current century. Arrival city is a richly themed study of migration across the world looking at a very old problem in a new way saunders casts arrival cities in a positive light especially the slums which were previously thought as dysfunctional but as he explains are very organised and an integral part of our society. A century ago social theorist georg simmel analyzed the appeal of large cities in a landmark essay the metropolis and mental life the metropolitan attitude simmel concluded was one that both . Journalist doug saunders discusses migration poverty development and the politics of modern cities oct 25 2011
How it works:
1. Register a Free 1 month Trial Account.
2. Download as many books as you like ( Personal use )
3. No Commitment. Cancel anytime.
4. Join Over 100.000 Happy Readers.
5. That's it. What you waiting for? Sign Up and Get Your Books.