Iron Curtains: Gates, Suburbs and Privatization of Space in the Post-Socialist City
Copyright © 2012 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
Author(s): Sonia A. Hirt
Published Online: 14 MAR 2012 02:36AM EST
Print ISBN: 9781444338270
Online ISBN: 9781118295922
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Utilizing research conducted primarily with residents of Sofia, Bulgaria, Iron Curtains: Gates, Suburbs, and Privatization of Space in the Post-socialist City explores the human dimension of new city-building that has emerged in East Europe.
- Features original data, illustrations, and theory on the process of privatization of resources in societies undergoing fundamental socio-economic transformations, such as those in Eastern Europe
- Represents the sole in-depth monograph on contemporary urbanism in Southeast Europe
- Makes a broader statement on issues of urbanism in Europe and other parts of the world while highlighting the complex connections between cultures and cities