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Metropolis 2000: Planning, Poverty and Politics

Thomas Angotti

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Routledge
24 March 2020
Human geography; Urban & municipal planning
Originally published in 1993, Metropolis 2000 analyses 20th century metropolitan development and planning under the economic and environmental conditions of the world's regions. Attempts to achieve the physical integration of the city without economic equality have failed. The book advances the principle of 'integrated diversity' which emphasises linking neighbourhood planning with a broader vision of the planned metropolis and applies a political economy approach, and argues for a new form of pro-urban thinking. The book argues that the basis for a humane approach to city planning is viewing the metropolis as a beneficial accompaniment to national independence, equality and social progress.
By:   Thomas Angotti
Imprint:   Routledge
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 234mm,  Width: 156mm, 
Weight:   549g
ISBN:   9781138479692
ISBN 10:   1138479691
Series:   Routledge Library Editions: Urban Planning
Pages:   294
Publication Date:   24 March 2020
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Further / Higher Education ,  A / AS level
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
List of Tables and Figures Preface and Acknowledgements 1. The Century of the Metropolis 2. The U.S. Metropolis 3. The Dependent Metropolis 4. The Soviet Metropolis Introductions to Chapters 5-7 5. Theories of Urbanization and Planning 6. Metropolitan Politics and Planning 7. Community and Metropolis 8. Conclusion Appendix: Metropolitan Areas Bibliography Index

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