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Global Cities, Inequality, and the Public Realm - a book by Byron, Joan

Global Cities, Inequality, and the Public Realm

Global Cities, Inequality, and the Public Realm( )
Author: Byron, Joan
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:German Marshall Fund
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $0.00
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In the United States, urban public realm innovations are often both enabled by and contribute to rising land values in well-off areas. Less affluent areas suffer not only from their inability to sponsor such improvements with private wealth, but also from their isolation from centers of power. U.S. cities often rely on quasi-privatized models, like park conservancies and Business Improvement Districts, to finance the development and maintenance of new parks and streetscapes,...
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Detailed Subjects: Political Science / General

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