Confronting Suburbanization: Urban Decentralization in by Kiril Stanilov, Ludĕk Sýkora

By Kiril Stanilov, Ludĕk Sýkora

This attention-grabbing publication explains the tactics of suburbanization within the context of post-socialist societies transitioning from one process of socio-spatial order to a different. Case experiences of 7 important and jap Europe urban areas light up progress styles and key stipulations for the emergence of sprawl.

  • Breaks new floor, supplying a scientific method of the research of the worldwide phenomenon of suburbanization in a post-socialist context
  • Tracks the increase of the post-socialist suburbs in seven CEE capital urban areas – Budapest, Ljubljana, Moscow, Prague, Sofia, Tallinn, and Warsaw
  • Situates the event of the CEE nations within the broader context of world city change
  • Case reports research the phenomenon of suburbanization alongside 4 major vectors of research concerning improvement styles, using forces, results and affects, and administration of suburbanization
  • Highlights the serious significance of public guidelines and making plans at the unfold of suburbanization

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