Cities, Autonomy and Decentralization in Japan
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Cities, Autonomy and Decentralization in Japan by Carola Hein
Book DescriptionAdding a new perspective to the current literature on decentralization in Japan, Cities, Autonomy and Decentralization in Japan, approaches the subject from an urban studies and planning approach. The essays in the collection present a cogent compilation of case studies focusing on the past, present and future of decentralization in Japan. These include small scale development in the fields such as citizen participation (machizukuri), urban form and architecture, disaster prevention and conservation of monuments. The contributors suggest that new trends are emerging after the bursting of Japan's economic bubble and assess them in the context of the country's larger socio-political system. This in-depth analysis of the development outside of Japan provides a valuable addition to students of Urban, Asian and Japanese Studies.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415326032
(234mm x 156mm x 18mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 6-Mar-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Carola Hein
Carola Hein is Associate Professor in the Growth and Structure of Cities Program at Bryn Mawr College, USA. Philippe Pelletier is Professor of Geography at Lumiere-Lyon 2 University, France.
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