Confronting Suburbanization: Urban Decentralization in post-Socialist Central and Eastern Europe

by Ludek Sykora and Kiril Stanilov

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This fascinating book explains the processes of suburbanization in the context of post-socialist societies transitioning from one system of socio-spatial order to another. Case studies of seven Central and Eastern Europe city regions illuminate growth patterns and key conditions for the emergence of sprawl. * Breaks new ground, offering a systematic approach to the analysis of the global phenomenon of suburbanization in a post-socialist context * Tracks the boom of the post-socialist suburbs in seven CEE capital city regions Budapest, Ljubljana, Moscow, Prague, Sofia, Tallinn, and Warsaw * Situates the experience of the CEE countries in the broader context of global urban change * Case studies examine the phenomenon of suburbanization along four main vectors of analysis related to development patterns, driving forces, consequences and impacts, and management of suburbanization * Highlights the critical importance of public policies and planning on the spread of suburbanization
ISBN:
9781405185479
Category:
City & town planning - architectural aspects
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
2014-10-17
Language:
English
Series:
Studies in Urban and Social Change
Publisher:
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Pages:
360
Dimensions (mm):
229x153x16mm
Weight:
0.46kg

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