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Unequal cities : the challenge of post-industrial transition in times of austerity

Author: Roberta Cucca; Costanzo Ranci
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group, 2017.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roberta Cucca; Costanzo Ranci
ISBN: 9781138919464 1138919462
OCLC Number: 965343737
Description: xvii, 284 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction. European Cities Between Economic Competitiveness and Social Integration, (Roberta Cucca and Costanzo Ranci)1.1. The Crisis of the "European City Model"1.2. Disconnected Cities1.3. The role of Urban Policies1.4. Plan of the BookPart I: Urban Trends and Social Tensions: A Comparative View 2. Varieties of Post-Fordist Transitions and Labour Market Inequalities, (Roberta Cucca and Lara Maestripieri)2.1. Introduction2.2.The Socio-economic Structure of the Six Cities2.3. Patterns of Post-fordist Transitions2.4. Conclusive remarks3. The Forces of Attraction: Cities Between Flows and Places, (Agostino Petrillo)3.1. Introduction3.2. Foreign Direct Investment and Internationalisation 3.3. The Impact of the Crisis3.4. Hard and Soft Factors3.5. Highly Skilled Workers: Presence and Demand3.6. Conclusions4. The New Social Division of the Urban Space: Gentrification in Times of Economic Crisis, (Yvonne Franz and Rossana Torri)4.1. Introduction: Moving Beyond the Crisis in the Gentrification Debate4.2. Setting up the Framework4.3. Patterns of Gentrification in European Cities4.4. Final Considerations5. Immigrants and Ethnic Minorities: The Right Workers for the Wrong Jobs?, (Roberta Cucca and Nathalie Kakpo)5.1. Introduction5.2. Immigrants and their children in Barcelona, Copenhagen and Milan5.3. The rise of a middle-class ethnic minority in Lyon, Manchester and Munich5.4. Conclusions Part II: Urban Policies for Affordable Housing and Good Quality Employment: Six Case Studies6. Barcelona: Policies for Social Integration and Competitiveness in Times of Crisis, (Ana Cano, Marisol Garcia, Marc Pradel) 6.1. Introduction6.2. Measures to Foster Housing Affordability6.3. Strategies of Promotion of Good Quality Jobs6.4. Conclusions 7. Copenhagen: The Social Costs of Urban Renewal, (Hans Thor Andersen)7.1. Introduction7.2. Implementing a Proactive Policy for Business Promotion7.3. Housing Policy7.4. Conclusions: The Crisis and Beyond - Facing New Growth? 8. Lyon: Unbreakable Boundaries Between Economic Development and Social Integration Policies, (Deborah Galimberti, Remi Dormois, Gilles Pinson)8.1. Introduction8.2. An Aspiring Competitive Metropolitan City Facing Increasing Social Inequalities 8.3. Fostering and Protecting Local Employment: In Search of Inclusive Development Policies 8.4. Regulative Efforts in the Housing Market Focused on Social Housing 8.5. Conclusions9. Manchester: Institutional and Policy Innovation Amidst Austerity, (Nicola Headlam)9.1. Introduction9.2. Institutional Context: The Ascent of Greater Manchester9.3. Shifts in Urban Policy9.4. Employment Policy: City Apprenticeship9.5. Housing policy9.6. Conclusions: Addressing the Urban Policy Vacuum in Housing and Skills10. Milan: Challenging the Private Interest Government in Times of Austerity, (Rossana Torri)10.1. Introduction10.2. The long cycle of urban regeneration and its impact on access to housing10.3. Urban policies for economic development and good quality employment10.4. Conclusions11. Munich: The Struggle to Combine Competitiveness and Social Inclusion, (Alain Thierstein, Irina Auernammer, Fabian Wenner) 11.1. Introduction11.2. The Perspective Munich11.3. A Local Development Approach11.4. Keeping the Housing Market Affordable and Promoting the Social Mix11.5. Promoting New Employment11.6. Final ConsiderationsPart III: Final Considerations12. Disconnected Cities: Dealing with Competitiveness and Social Integration, (Costanzo Ranci)12.1. Introduction12.2. Competitive Cities12.3. Cities that Attract12.4. Unequal Cities12.5. The New Social Morphologies12.6. Multiethnic Cities12.7. Conclusions 13. Conclusions. Life and Death of the European City, (Costanzo Ranci and Roberta Cucca13.1 Introduction13.2. The Crucial Role of Nation States in Shaping Urban Policy13.3. Shifts in State-City Relationships Due to the Crisis and the New Urban Policy Trilemma13.4. Urban Policies Fostering Competitiveness and Protecting Employment13.5. Urban Policies Addressing Housing Unaffordability13.6. Departures from the "European City Model"
Responsibility: Roberta Cucca and Costanzo Ranci.


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