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date: 18 August 2019

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This article discusses the growth of metropolitan cities and city-regions, most notably in the United States, East and South East Asia, and Latin America. The analysis focuses on patterns of social and spatial inequality, the impact of globalization, and the problems of governance and finance of such sprawling, over-extended entities, and the implications for transport and infrastructure.

Keywords: metropolitan city, city-regions, inequality, globalization, governance, finance

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