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Remaking cities : contradictions of the recent urban environment

Author: Alison Ravetz
Publisher: Oxfordshire, England ; New York : Routledge, 2013. ©1980
Series: Routledge revivals.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ravetz, Alison.
Remaking cities
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alison Ravetz
ISBN: 9781135007027 1135007020 9780203732212 0203732219
OCLC Number: 868963534
Description: 1 online resource (384 pages).
Contents: Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; Introduction; Part I: The Creation of a Style of Planning 1. Phoenix Rising: the Creation of Statutory Planning in the 1940s 2. Principles and Images of Statutory Planning: the Inevitability of the Style; Part II: The Application of the Style: the Segregated City 3. The Failure of the 1940s Planning System: the Contradiction of Land Values and Development 4. Restructuring the City in the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s: the Parameters 5. The Segregated City; Part III: Agents and Agencies of the Built Environment 6. The Technology of the Built Environment: the Crisis in Building After 1945 7. Controlling the Environment: the Environmental Professions and Their Crises 8. The Export of Planning: Western Planning in the Ex-colonial World 9. Experiencing the Environment: People, Place and Space; Conclusions to Parts Two and Three: Criticism of a Style of Planning: the Transition to a New Consciousness; Part IV: Cities in Crisis: Coping with the Contradictions 10 The Urban Crisis, the Planning Crisis, and Alternatives to Development 11. Coping with the Contradictions: the World in a New Light; Bibliography; Index
Series Title: Routledge revivals.
Responsibility: Alison Ravetz.

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