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Jigsaw cities: Big places, small spaces

Anne Power


Through a close look at major British cities, using Birmingham as a case study, the book explores the origins of Britain's acute urban decline and sprawling exodus; the reasons why ‘one size doesn't fit all’ in cities of the future; and the potential for smart growth, mixed communities, and sustainable cities. Based on live examples and hands-on experience, this extremely accessible book offers a unique ‘insider’ perspective on policy making and practical impacts. It will attract policymakers in cities and government as well as students, regeneration bodies, community organisations, and enviro ... More

Keywords: Britain, Birmingham, urban decline, smart growth, mixed communities, sustainable cities

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9781861346599
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781861346599.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Anne Power, author