Description - Cities of Europe by Yuri Kazepov
Cities of Europe is a unique combination of book and CD--ROM examining the effects of recent socio--economic transformations on western European cities. * A unique combination of book and CD--ROM examining the effects of recent socio--economic transformations on western European cities. * Focuses on the interplay between segregation, social exclusion and governance issues in these cities. * Takes a comparative approach by highlighting the specifics of European cities vis--a--vis other urban contexts and analysing the intra--European differences. * The CD--ROM features a series of 2,000 photographs from seventeen cities (Amsterdam, Antwerp, Barcelona, Berlin, Birmingham, Brussels, Bucharest, Helsinki, London, Milan, Naples, New York, Paris, Rotterdam, Tirana, Turin, and Utrecht). * Also features 126 thematic maps, interviews with established scholars, and literature reviews. * The book and the CD--ROM are linked through an extensive cross--referencing system.
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(231mm x 164mm x 28mm)
Blackwell Publishing Ltd
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Author Biography - Yuri Kazepov
Yuri Kazepov is Professor of Urban Sociology and Compared Welfare Systems at the University of Urbino, Italy. Since the early 1990s, he has been involved as national partner or as coordinator in several EU funded projects on urban poverty and segregation, local social policy, welfare reforms and activation policy. He is also the secretary of RC21 Research Committee on Urban and Regional Development of the International Sociological Association.