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What have the European cities taught us? Where does the future lie?

Anne Power, Jörg Plöger 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/9781847426833.003.0016
What have the European cities taught us? Where does the future lie?

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This chapter discusses the lessons that can be learned from the industrial collapse, subsequent recovery, and current constraints of European industrial cities. It links the threads of growth, decline, and recovery within ex-industrial cities to bigger trends and patterns that underpin their history, progress, and future trajectories. The chapter describes the main strands of progress of the cities and their strategies for recovery.

Keywords: industrial collapse; industrial cities; European cities; recovery strategies; constraints

Chapter.  9073 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies

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