The City and the Region

The City and the Region


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783631520840
Publisher: Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/28/2005
Series: European City in Transition Ser.
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x (d)

About the Author

The Editor: Frank Eckardt is Junior Professor for the Sociology of Globalization and works as an urban sociologist at the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar.

Table of Contents

Contents: Frank Eckardt: The City and the Region. Introduction – Sako Musterd: The Rise of the Urban Network Region; Characteristics, Conditions and Policies – Jefferey M. Sellers: Growth Management: The Europeanization of a US City Region? – Tom Nielsen: H-City - Denmark as one urban system – Ingo Dallgahs: City and Region the Structurational Way. An Agency-based View of the City-Region – Rémi Dormois: Building an urban planning capacity at large scale. Example of Nantes - Saint-Nazaire metropolitan area – Petrakos George/Sotiris Pavleas/Angela Anagnostou: The Greek urban system: concentration or deconcentration, and estimation of metropolitan concentration – Frank Eckardt: Towards a Peripheral Society? Research Results on the Life Style in an East-German Region – Monika Krause: The City and its Borders: Some implications of the globalization of migration control for urban social space – Giorgos Kandylis: Urbanization of the Region or Regionalization of the City? Immigrants and urban development in Thessaloniki – Michael Janoschka: Melting Pot or Fragmented urban regions? Social and Spatial implications of the ‘two migrations’ to Spanish city regions – Robert Grimm: Parallel Spaces Besunce – Markus Beier/Antje Matern: Shaping Regional Governance in Metropolitan Regions - The Role of Spatial Planning – Alain Thierstein/Thomas Held/Simone Gabi: «City of Regions» - Improving Territorial governance in the Zurich «Glatttal-Stadt» – Jussi Kulonpalo: New Forms of Urban Governance in European Cities: Focusing on Cultural Policies.

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