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Description - Directors of Urban Change in Asia by Peter J. M. Nas

Bringing together a group of international scholars, Directors of Urban Change in Asia examines who the 'directors' for urban change are in an eclectic mix of Asian cities. The books discusses how, in the majority of cases, urban change has come about primarily as the result of visionary leaders, on national, regional and local levels. It also makes clear that the less successful cities have tended to lack such leaders.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415350891
ISBN-10: 0415350891
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x 21mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: RoutledgeCurzon
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 9-Mar-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Peter J. M. Nas

Peter Nas is Associate Professor at the Department of Anthropology, Leiden University, The Netherlands.