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Post-socialism and urban redevelopment

Leanne J. Martinson

Post-socialism and urban redevelopment

planning for the transformation of Prague"s historical core

by Leanne J. Martinson

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Published by Centre for Human Settlements, University of British Columbia in Vancouver .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • City planning -- Czech Republic -- Prague -- Case studies.,
  • Urbanization -- Czech Republic -- Prague.,
  • Post-communism.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLeanne J. Martinson.
    SeriesAURN WP -- #19, Working paper (Asian Urban Research Network) -- no. 19.
    ContributionsUniversity of British Columbia. Centre for Human Settlements., Asian Urban Research Network.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 57 p. :
    Number of Pages57
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19789306M

    The old must give way to the new – the centre in Halle (Saale) in the mids as well as in when the village of Passendorf fell victim to the urban extension of Halle-Neustadt. This article was first published in a catalogue of the DAM (German Architecture Museum), / ‘capitalist city – term used in the world of liberalism. Critical Perspectives on Urban Redevelopment Volume 6 of Research in Urban Sociology: Editors: Kevin Fox Gotham, Ray Hutchison: Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing Limited, ISBN: X, Length: pages: Subjects.

    Drahokoupil J () Analyzing the capitalist state in post-socialism. Int J Urban Reg Res 31(2)– CrossRef Google Scholar Drahokoupil J () Globalization and the state in central and eastern Europe: the politics of foreign direct investment. Socialism definition is - any of various economic and political theories advocating collective or governmental ownership and administration of the means of production and distribution of goods. How to use socialism in a sentence. communism, socialism, capitalism, and Missing: urban redevelopment.

    Urban renewal (also called urban regeneration in the United Kingdom and urban redevelopment in the United States) is a program of land redevelopment often used to address urban decay in cities. Urban renewal is the clearing out of blighted areas in inner cities to clear out slums and create opportunities for higher class housing, businesses, and more. A primary purpose of urban renewal is to. In Foundations of Real Estate Development Finance: A Guide for Public-Private Partnerships, urban scholar Arthur C. Nelson argues that efficient redevelopment depends on the ability to leverage resources through partnerships. Public-private partnerships are increasingly important in reducing the complexity and lowering the risk of redevelopment.


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