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Atlas of Shrinking Cities

Atlas of Shrinking Cities

Atlas of Shrinking Cities


Oswalt, Philipp, and Tim Rieniets

eds. Cl. Ostfildern, 2005

Book ID: 68920

Comprehensive and global overview of one of the most critical urban developments of our times. Presents 28 world maps, numerous statistics, and 16 lexical essays that document the global phenomenon of shrinking cities, the causes of which range from demographic developments and migration patterns to shortages of resources, ecocide, and changes in settlement types. 40 case studies of shrinking cities on every continent illustrate the complex causes and concrete effects of global processes of transformation. German/English.

160 pp., 120 color and B&W illus.