Cities and City Planning

Cities and City Planning

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  • Paperback | 309 pages
  • 148 x 208 x 20mm | 419.99g
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1981
  • 17 Illustrations, black and white; VIII, 309 p. 17 illus.
  • 1468410911
  • 9781468410914

Table of contents

One Images of the City.- 1. The Future Metropolis: Can It Be Made More Humane?.- 2. Great and Terrible Cities.- 3. The Educative City.- 4. The Form of the City.- 5. Images of the City in the Social Sciences.- Two The Metropolis and New Communities in the United States.- 6. Problems of the Metropolis: Changing Images and Realities.- 7. Conditions for a Successful New Communities Program.- 8. The New Communities Program and Why It Failed.- Three The Metropolis and City Planning in Third World Countries.- 9. Realism and Utopianism in City Planning: A Retrospective View.- 10. Changing Perspectives on Area Development Strategies.- Four Educational Dilemmas in City Planning.- 11. Four Approaches to Urban Studies.- 12. Training City Planners in Third World Countries.- Five City Planning: Promise and Reality.- 13. On the Illusions of City Planners.- 14. The Profession of City Planning.- Acknowledgments.- Notes.
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