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Ordinary City : Planning for Growth and Decline in New Bedford, Massachusetts (Hardcover) (Justin B.

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This book paints an intimate portrait of an overlooked kind of city that neither grows nor declines drastically. In fact, New Bedford, Massachusetts represents an entire category of cities that escape mainstream urban studies’ more customary attention to global cities (New York), booming cities (Atlanta), and shrinking cities (Flint). New Bedford-style ordinary cities are none of these, they neither grow nor decline drastically, but in their inconspicuousness, they account for a vast majority of all cities. Given the complexities of growth and decline, both temporarily and spatially, how does a city manage change and physically adapt to growth and decline? This book offers an answer through a detailed analysis of the politics, environment, planning strategies, and history of New Bedford.

Number of Pages: 234
Genre: Social Science, Business + Money Management
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Author: Justin B. Hollander
Language: English
Street Date: August 28, 2017
TCIN: 52916350
UPC: 9783319607047
Item Number (DPCI): 248-49-3110
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