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Urban Change in the United States and Western Europe

Comparative Analysis and Policy

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Published by Urban Institute Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reference, Information and Interdisciplinary Subjects,
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Urban communities,
  • Social Science,
  • Congresses,
  • Urban policy,
  • Sociology,
  • United States,
  • Sociology - Urban,
  • Cities and towns,
  • Europe,
  • Growth

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAnita A. Summers (Editor), Paul C. Cheshire (Editor), Lanfranco Senn (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages621
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8112867M
    ISBN 100877666830
    ISBN 109780877666837

    Cities of Europe is a unique combination of book and CD-ROM examining the effects of recent socio-economic transformations on western European cities. A unique combination of book and CD-ROM examining the effects of recent socio-economic transformations on western European cities. Focuses on the interplay between segregation, social exclusion and governance issues in these cities.   In urban regions like Shanghai or Guangzhou, your journey will be through a remarkable sprawl, more a series of adjacent and linked clusters of high-rise development all running into one another, rather different from anything resembling Phoenix or Atlanta, the archetypical examples of sprawl in the United States.

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