In a well-written and thoughtfully organized essay, answer the question listed below. You must number your pages and use a proper citation method. Chicago-style footnotes needed. Excellent essays will demonstrate proficiency with all of the reading assignments and draw smart connections between the readings. Establish a clear historical context in your answer. Use what you want to answer one of the following.
1) 2) United States cities, since the 1960s, can be understood in the political economic terms of deindustrialization, globalization, and postmodernity. Giant shifts in the world economy have affected how our cities grow and change. How do you characterize these processes? How do these massive political and economic processes affect the American city? What cities experience this change most drastically? How have urban identities changed?