The Urban Mosaic of Post-Socialist Europe

The Urban Mosaic of Post-Socialist Europe

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This book explores urban dynamics in Europe fifteen years after the fall of communism. The a€˜urban mosaica€™ of the title expresses the complexity and diversity of the processes and spatial outcomes in post-socialist cities. Emerging urban phenomena are illustrated with case studies, focusing on historical themes, cultural issues and the socialist legacy. Among the cities analyzed are Kazan, St. Petersburg, Moscow, Warsaw, Prague, Komarno, Budapest, Belgrade, Bucharest, Sofia and Tirana.Sonia Hirt is Assistant professor of Urban Affairs and Planning at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. She holds a Ph.D. and Mastera#39;s degrees in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Michigan and a professionalanbsp;...

Title:The Urban Mosaic of Post-Socialist Europe
Author:Sasha Tsenkova, Zorica Nedovic-Budic
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2006-12-02


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