Cities of Europe

Cities of Europe

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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. Takes a comparative approach by highlighting the specifics of European cities vis-An-vis other urban contexts and analysing the intra-European differences. The CD-ROM features a series of 2, 000 photographs from seventeen cities (Amsterdam, Antwerp, Barcelona, Berlin, Birmingham, Brussels, Bucharest, Helsinki, London, Milan, Naples, New York, Paris, Rotterdam, Tirana, Turin, and Utrecht). Also features 126 thematic maps, interviews with established scholars, and literature reviews. The book and the CD-ROM are linked through an extensive cross-referencing system.The early metropolitan development that took place in the USA from the 1920s, and after World War II also in Europe ... One can think of this early metropolitan development as two circles progressively separating from each other while they both grow in diameter, as in a Venn diagram. ... The result is what I call the first generation (or early) metropolis, largely based on Functional Urban Regions ( FURs) oranbsp;...


Title:Cities of Europe
Author: Yuri Kazepov
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2011-07-15
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