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Cities for a small continent : international handbook of city recovery

Author: Anne Power; Bruce Katz; Richard Rogers
Publisher: Bristol, UK ; Chicago, IL : Policy Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book offers close analyses of a number of postindustrial European and North American cities in various stages of rebirth. Case studies including Detroit, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, and Cleveland, as well as European cities such as Bilbao, Leipzig, Torino, and Sheffield­, examine what lessons we can draw from these cities' experiences of policies that affect growth, decline, crisis management, and other topics.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Power; Bruce Katz; Richard Rogers
ISBN: 9781447327530 1447327535 9781447327523 1447327527
OCLC Number: 918931511
Description: xvi, 349 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Lessons from cities in a crowded continent --
Divided and united Europe --
Grit and vision --
Struggle and strive --
Threats and opportunities --
Over-scale and under-scale --
The power of social innovation --
Shoots of growth in older industrial cities in the US --
Fining new ways out of the woods.
Responsibility: Anne Power, with Bruce Katz ; foreword by Richard Rogers.

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Through varied case studies this original book compares changes between Northern and Southern European countries, bigger and smaller cities over 10 years, to present a compelling framework showing  Read more...

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"Europe's economic future is bound up with the future of its cities. Based on an analysis of how and why some cities have found a new route to success this resulting guide is informative and Read more...

 
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