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This fascinating book explains the processes of suburbanizationin the context of post-socialist societies transitioning from onesystem of socio-spatial order to another. Case studies of sevenCentral and Eastern Europe city regions illuminate growth patternsand key conditions for the emergence of sprawl. * Breaks new ground, offering a systematic approach to theanalysis of the global phenomenon of suburbanization in apost-socialist context * Tracks the boom of the post-socialist suburbs in seven CEEcapital city regions Budapest, Ljubljana, Moscow, Prague,Sofia, Tallinn, and Warsaw * Situates the experience of the CEE countries in the broadercontext of global urban change * Case studies examine the phenomenon of suburbanization alongfour main vectors of analysis related to development patterns,driving forces, consequences and impacts, and management ofsuburbanization * Highlights the critical importance of public policies andplanning on the spread of suburbanization
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd