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Cities for a small continent : international handbook of city recovery

Author: Anne Power
Publisher: Bristol : Policy Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work 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
Additional Physical Format: Print version :
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Power
ISBN: 9781447327547 1447327543 9781447327523 1447327527
OCLC Number: 971036133
Notes: Previously issued in print: 2016.
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
Contents: Foreword ~ ?Richard Rogers; 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 US Cities ~ Bruce Katz and Alex Jones; New Ways Out of the Woods.
Responsibility: Anne Power.

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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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