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A City Reframed : Managing Warsaw in the 1990's

Author: Barbara Czarniawska-Joerges
Publisher: London : Routledge, Taylor and Francis, 2013.
Series: Cities and regions, v. 4.
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Management of big cities is a relatively unresearched area, as compared to city planning and city governance. A study of Warsaw city management reveals the transformation process typically found in European countries in political and economic transition. In A City Reframed, Czarniawska conceptualises city management as an ""action-net"" under transformation, where three types of action are in focus: ""muddling  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Czarniawska, Barbara.
City Reframed.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Czarniawska-Joerges
ISBN: 9781134433810 1134433816 9781134433742 1134433743 9781315080048 1315080044
OCLC Number: 871224424
Description: 1 online resource (171 pages).
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Introduction to the Series; Preface; Acknowledgments; Key to Transcripts and Quotations; 1 Warsaw --
A Chronotope; 2 Metro Carries You to the Past and into the Future; 3 Pure, Live Water; 4 Rich, Parsimonious and Thrifty; 5 An Intense Translating Program; 6 On Oblivion and Hybrid Organizing; References; Index.
Series Title: Cities and regions, v. 4.
Responsibility: Barbara Czarniawska.
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This work looks at the opposite natures of large Western cities, particularly Warsaw. The city puts visionaries and rules on its stage, and the citizens and the toursits in its audience, but who  Read more...

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