Post-suburban Europe: Planning and Politics at the Margins of Europe's Capital Cities by Nicholas A. PhelpsPost-suburban Europe: Planning and Politics at the Margins of Europe's Capital Cities by Nicholas A. Phelps

Post-suburban Europe: Planning and Politics at the Margins of Europe's Capital Cities

byNicholas A. Phelps

Hardcover | July 28, 2006

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The term 'edge city' describes the rapid growth of urban centres at the edge of established cities. Widely discussed in the US, very little has been written about European edge cities. This book gives a comparative analysis of examples in Greece, Spain, Paris, Finland and the UK, with a theoretical analysis of edge cities and post-suburban Europe.
NICHOLAS A. PHELPS is a Reader in Economic Geography at the University of Southampton, UK, with interests in urban and regional economics and planning. He is author ofMultinationals and European Integration(1996), and is co-editor ofFDI and the Global Economy(1999) andThe New Competition for Inward Investment(2003).NICK PARSONS is a Se...
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Title:Post-suburban Europe: Planning and Politics at the Margins of Europe's Capital CitiesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:233 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.63 inPublished:July 28, 2006Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230002129

ISBN - 13:9780230002128

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Preface Introduction Closer to the Edge: Function and Form in Post-Suburban Europe In Search of a European Post-Suburban Identity Kifissia: Playground of the Athenians? Getafe: Capital of the Gran Sur Noisy-le-Grand: A Grand Vision or Noise about Nowhere? Espoo: California Dreaming? Croydon: The Croydonization of South London? Post-Suburban Futures Notes Appendix References Index