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A change of direction: political turmoil and a ferment of new ideas

Anne Power, Jörg Plö and Astrid Winkler

in Phoenix cities

Published by Policy Press

Published in print March 2010 | ISBN: 9781847426833
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447302964 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781847426833.003.0003
A change of direction: political turmoil and a ferment of new ideas

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This chapter examines how the seven European cities adapted to the new realities of decline, unemployment, and shrinkage. It explores the measures they adopted to promote recovery and the innovations they uncovered in pursuit of a new prosperity. The chapter discusses how the combination of restored image, recovering population, inward investment, new enterprise, and public backing has helped the cities to weather their post-industrial decline and to begin to recover.

Keywords: European cities; unemployment; restored image; population; inward investment; public backing; post-industrial decline

Chapter.  9533 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies

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