Jigsaw cities: big places, small spaces

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Policy, 2007 - Political Science - 264 pages
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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. How did our major cities become so divided? How do they respond to housing and neighbourhood decay?Jigsaw Cities examines these issues using Birmingham, Britain's second largest city, as a model of pioneering urban order and as a victim of brutal Modernist planning.

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Contents

one Introducing Jigsaw cities
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two Jigsaws and Lego sets
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three Breaking up the jigsaw
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Anne Power, CASE, London School of Economics and Political Science and John Houghton, CASE, LSE

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