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Transforming Glasgow: Beyond the Post-Industrial City

Keith Kintrea and Rebecca Madgin


“Transforming Glasgow is designed to become an essential book for academics, students, and urban practitioners. The book explores how the city of Glasgow is coming to terms with its post-industrial status and the challenges it still faces to reposition itself as an economically competitive and socially just modern city. The ways in which Glasgow is navigating its transition from a de-industrial to a post-industrial city and beyond will be critically examined through 14 thematic chapters along with an introduction and conclusion. The chapters cover the fundamental elements of urban transformati ... More

Keywords: Glasgow, post-industrial, urban transformation, regeneration

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781447349778
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: September 2020 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447349778.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Keith Kintrea, editor
University of Glasgow

Rebecca Madgin, editor
University of Glasgow

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