ISBN-10:
1557861641
ISBN-13:
9781557861641
Pub. Date:
09/30/1996
Publisher:
Wiley
Cities After Socialism: Urban and Regional Change and Conflict in Post-Socialist Societies / Edition 1

Cities After Socialism: Urban and Regional Change and Conflict in Post-Socialist Societies / Edition 1

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Cities After Socialism: Urban and Regional Change and Conflict in Post-Socialist Societies / Edition 1

Cities After Socialism is the first substantial andauthoritative analysis of the role of cities in the transition tocapitalism that is occurring in the former communist states ofEaster Europe and the Soviet Union. It will be of equal value tourban specialists and to those who have a more general interest inthe most dramatic socio-political event of the contemporary era -the collapse of state socialism. Written by an international groupof leading experts in the field, Cities after socialism asks andanswers some crucial questions about the nature of the emergentpost-socialist urban system and the conflicts and inequalitieswhich are being generated by the processes of change now occurring.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781557861641
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 09/30/1996
Series: Studies in Urban and Social Change Series , #17
Pages: 356
Product dimensions: 6.31(w) x 9.33(h) x 1.29(d)

About the Author


Gregory Andrusz,is Reader in Sociology at MiddlesexUniversity.
Michael Harloeis Pro-Vice Chancellor (Academic &Research, Professor of Sociology at Essex University.
Ivan Szelenyi is Professor of Sociology at UCLA.

Table of Contents

List of Contributors.

Preface.

1. Cities in the Transition: Michael Harloe.

2. Structural Change and Boundary Instability: GregoryAndrusz.

3. The Socialist City: David Smith.

4. Urbanisation under Socialism: Georgy Enyedi.

5. Privatisation and its Discontents: Property Rights in Landand Housing in the transition in Eastern Europe: Peter Marcuse.

6. Housing Privatisation in the Former Soviet Bloc to 1995:Raymond J. Struyk.

7. From the Socialist to the Capitalist City - Experiences fromGermany: Hartmut Haussermann.

8. Environmental and Housing Movements in Cities afterSocialism: The Cases of Budapest and Moscow: Chris Pickvance.

9. A New Movement in an Ideological Vacuum: Nationalism inEastern Europe: Klaus von Beyme.

10. Cities Under Socialism: and After: Ivan Szelenyi.

Bibliography.

Index.

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