By David Bell,Mark Jayne

Until now, a lot examine within the box of city making plans and alter has curious about the industrial, political, social, cultural and spatial modifications of worldwide towns and bigger metropolitan components. during this topical new quantity, David Bell and Mark Jayne redress this stability, targeting city swap inside of small towns around the globe.

Drawing jointly study from a robust foreign group of individuals, this 4 half publication is the 1st systematic review of small towns. A accomplished and built-in primer with assurance of all key subject matters, it takes a multi-disciplinary method of a massive modern city phenomenon. The ebook addresses:

  • political and monetary determination making

  • urban fiscal improvement and aggressive advantage

  • cultural infrastructure and making plans within the regeneration of small cities

  • identities, life and ways that diversified teams have interaction in small towns.

Centering on city swap in place of natural ethnographic description, the book’s concentrate on knowledgeable empirical examine increases many very important concerns. Its mix of conceptual chapters and theoretically directed case reviews presents a great source for a huge spectrum of undergraduate and postgraduate scholars, in addition to supplying a wealthy source for lecturers and researchers.

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