Cities and networks in Europe. A critical approach of polycentrism

ISBN-10: 274200677X
ISBN-13: 9782742006779
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This aim of this book is to look at the dominant representation that at present underpin the issues of territorial organisation and planning in Europe. Cities and networks are often envisaged as inevitably driving territorial development. However, the conceptualisation of European territorial integration has often been reduced to two conventional models: the centre-periphery model and the hierarchical model of urban networks. Limiting territorial integration to these two schema means that integration is limited. Today, reference to polycentric territorial development has to some extent changed the picture. Rather than being viewed in a polarised, pyramidal manner, spatial dynamics are being…    

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Publisher: John Libbey Eurotext Ltd Number of pages: 224 Dimensions: 5.67" wide x 8.19" long x 0.55" tall Weight: 0.836 lbs.