International Perspectives on Suburbanization: A Post-Suburban World? by N. Phelps

International Perspectives on Suburbanization: A Post-Suburban World?

EditorN. Phelps, F. Wu

Hardcover | September 13, 2011

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New urban developments such as office blocks, warehouses and retail complexes are increasinglycommonin outer city regionsacrossthe world. This book examines theprocesses of post-suburbanization in international perspective, exploringhow developments across the world might be considered post-suburban.

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NICHOLAS A. PHELPS is Professor of Urban and Regional Development at the Bartlett School of Planning, University College London, UK. He is author of Multinationals and European Integration, co-author of Post-Suburban Europe and co-editor of The New Competition for Inward Investment. FULONG WU is Professor of East Asian Planning and D...

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Title:International Perspectives on Suburbanization: A Post-Suburban World?Format:HardcoverDimensions:312 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.04 inPublished:September 13, 2011Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230276393

ISBN - 13:9780230276390

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Table of Contents

 
Preface
PART I: CITY, SUBURB AND POST-SUBURB
Introduction: International Perspectives on Suburbanisation: A Post-suburban World?;   N. A. Phelps & F. Wu
Suburbia and Post-suburbia: A Brief History;  J. C. Teaford
The Restless Landscape of Metroburbia Elisabeth Chaves;  P. Knox & D. Bieri
Post-suburbia and City-region Politics;  R. Keil & D. Young
PART II: POST-SUBURBIA IN THE AMERICAS
Post-suburban Regionalism: From Local Politics of Exclusion to Regional Politics of Economic Development;  A. E. Jonas
Privatisation of the Fringes – A Latin American Version of Post-suburbia: The Case of Santiago de Chile Dirk Heinrichs; M. Lukas & H. Nuissl
From Country Club to Edge city? Gated Residential Communities and the Transformation of Pilar, Argentina;  S. Roitman & N. A. Phelps
PART III: POST-SUBURBIA AND EUROPE’S COMPACT CITIES
Post-suburbia in Continental Europe;  M. Bontje and J. Burdack
Post-suburbia in the Context of Urban Containment: The Case of the South East of England;  A. Cochrane
Khimki in Moscow City-region: From ‘closed city’ to ‘edge city’?;  O. Golubchikov, N. A. Phelps & A. Makhrova
PART IV: VARIETIES OF POST-SUBURBIA IN EAST ASIA
Post suburban Elements in an Asian Extended Metropolitan Region: Jabodetabek (Jakarta metropolitan area); T. Firman
Post-suburban Tokyo? Urbanization, Suburbanization, Reurbanization;  A. Sorensen
New Towns for Suburbs? Developmental State Politics and New Town Development in Seoul Metropolitan Region;  Y-SLee & H. Shin
Conclusion: Post Suburban Worlds?;  F. Wu& N. A. Phelps
Notes
References
Index