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Title Shrinking Cities : International Perspectives and Policy Implications.
Imprint Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013.


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Description 1 online resource (607 pages).
Series Routledge Advances in Geography
Routledge advances in geography.
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Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; Foreword; Part I: Shrinkage in a Global Perspective; 1. Introduction; Shrinking Cities: An Emerging Planning Phenomenon; An International Shrinking Cities- Discourse on the Rise; Cases Presented in this Book; Policy Lines and Questions for Further Research Detected in this Book; References; 2. Theoretical Approaches of "Shrinking Cities"; From Urban Decline to Global Shrinkage; Urban Shrinkage in North America; Urban Shrinkage in Europe; Urban Shrinkage in Asia-Pacific and the South.
Urban Shrinkage's Intellectual LingeageShrinking Cities and Barriers to Globalization; Conclusion; Notes; References; Part II: Urban Change and the Role of Shrinkage; 3. Shrinking Cities in the United States in Historical Perspective: A Research Note; Prevalence, Severity and Persistence; Regional Incidence; Conclusion; Notes; References; 4. Shrinking Cities in the Fourth Urban Revolution?; Introduction; Shrinking Cities vs. Urban Decline; Views on Suburbanization as a Factor Behind Shrinking Cities; Urban Shrinkage in US City Regions; Revitalizing Visions.
Shrinking Cities and Utopias of Urban form and ProcessFinal Thoughts; Notes; References; 5. The Interdependence of Shrinking and Growing: Processes of Urban Transformation in the US in the Rust Belt and Beyond; Introduction; The Shrinking Cities Phenomenon in the US: A Discourse on the Rise?; Theoretical Thoughts and Possible Paradigm Shifts in View of Shrinking Cities; Problems and Possible Solutions: Case Studies of Shrinking Cities in the US; Conclusions: Shrinking Cities and US Planning; Notes; References; 6. The Restructuring of Declining Suburbs in the Paris Region; Introduction.
Deindustrialization and the Decline of Inner-Ring SuburbsTwo Cities Dealing With Post-Industrial Change; Implication of the Changes in the Inner-Ring Suburbs of Paris; The Impact of New Forms of Governance on the Future of Inner-Ring Suburbs; Conclusion; Notes; References; 7. Growth Paradigm Against Urban Shrinkage: A Standardized Fight? The Cases of Glasgow (UK) and Saint-Etienne (France); Introduction; Urban Shrinkage in Great Britain and France; Saint-Etienne and Glasgow's Declines: Industrial Crisis and Urban Sprawl; Similar Ambitious Regeneration Strategies.
Limits and Problems of These Urban PoliciesConclusion; Notes; References; 8. Making Places in Increasingly Empty Spaces: Dealing with Shrinkage in Post-Socialist Cities-The Example of East Germany; Introduction; The Challenge of Shrinking Cities in East Germany; Manifestations of and Responses to Shrinkage in East Germany; Leipzig-Restructuring a Perforated City; Dessau-Urban Cores and Landscape Zones; Conclusions: Implications for Place Making in Shrinking Cities in Transition; Notes; References; 9. The Nagasaki Model of Community Governance: Grassroots Partnership with Local Government.
Summary The shrinking city phenomenon has affected metropolitan areas around the world, leading to dramatic decline in their economic and social bases. Offering case studies of cities from five different continents, this volume considers specific economic, social, environmental, cultural and land-use issues as it places ""shrinking cities"" in a global perspective.
Other Author Wiechmann, Thorsten.
Martinez-Fernandez, Cristina.
Other Title Print version: Pallagst, Karina. Shrinking Cities : International Perspectives and Policy Implications. Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2013 9780415804851