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Jigsaw cities : big places, small spaces

Author: Anne Power; John Houghton
Publisher: Bristol, UK : Policy, 2007.
Series: CASE studies on poverty, place, and policy.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Looking at major British cities, using Birmingham as a case study, this title explores Britain's intensely urban and increasingly global communities as interlocking pieces of a complex jigsaw, which are hard to see apart yet they are deeply unequal.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Cas, Études de
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Power, Anne.
Jigsaw cities.
Bristol, UK : Policy, 2007
(DLC) 2007408550
(OCoLC)71808786
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Power; John Houghton
ISBN: 9781847422330 1847422330 1281741531 9781281741530
OCLC Number: 651779271
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 264 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introducing jigsaw cities; Part one: How did we get here? Jigsaws and Lego sets; Breaking up the jigsaw; Building the New Jerusalem: vision and reality; Cities bounce back: piecing communities together again; Part two: Where are we now? Britain's cities today: a progress report; Britain's cities of yesterday and tomorrow; Part three: Where do we go from here? Smart cities work; Future cities: piecing the jigsaw together: Afterword: the urban jungle or urban jigsaw?
Series Title: CASE studies on poverty, place, and policy.
Responsibility: Anne Power and John Houghton.

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This new book explores Britain's intensely urban and increasingly global communities as interlocking pieces of a complex jigsaw; they are hard to see apart yet they are deeply unequal. Jigsaw Cities  Read more...

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