Author Power, Anne
Title Jigsaw cities : Big places, small spaces
Imprint Bristol : Policy Press, 2007
©2007
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (281 pages)
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Series CASE Studies on Poverty, Place and Policy
CASE Studies on Poverty, Place and Policy
Note Intro -- JIGSAW CITIES -- Contents -- List of tables, figures and photographs -- Preface -- Introducing Jigsaw cities -- Part 1: How did we get here? -- Jigsaws and Lego sets -- Breaking up the jigsaw -- Building the New Jerusalem -- Cities bounce back -- Part 2: Where are we now? -- Britain's cities today -- Britain's cities of yesterday and tomorrow -- Part 3: Where do we go from here? -- Smart cities work -- Future cities -- Afterword -- Notes and references -- Bibliography -- Index
This new book explores Britain's intensely urban and increasingly global communities as interlocking pieces of a complex jigsaw; they are hard to see apart yet they are deeply unequal.  Jigsaw Cities examines these issues using Birmingham, Britain's second city, as a model of pioneering urban order and as a victim of brutal Modernist planning
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Power, Anne Jigsaw cities : Big places, small spaces Bristol : Policy Press,c2007 9781861346599
Subject Sociology, Urban -- England -- Birmingham -- Case studies
Electronic books
Alt Author Houghton, John