Chapter 4. Sprawl in the Post-Socialist City: The Changing Economic and Institutional Context of Central and Eastern European Cities

  1. Chris Couch,
  2. Lila Leontidou and
  3. Gerhard Petschel-Held
  1. Nataša Pichler-Milanovič,
  2. Małgorzata Gutry-Korycka and
  3. Dieter Rink

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692066.ch4

Urban Sprawl in Europe: Landscapes, Land-Use Change & Policy

Urban Sprawl in Europe: Landscapes, Land-Use Change & Policy

How to Cite

Pichler-Milanovič, N., Gutry-Korycka, M. and Rink, D. (2007) Sprawl in the Post-Socialist City: The Changing Economic and Institutional Context of Central and Eastern European Cities, in Urban Sprawl in Europe: Landscapes, Land-Use Change & Policy (eds C. Couch, L. Leontidou and G. Petschel-Held), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692066.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405139175

Online ISBN: 9780470692066

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Keywords:

  • post-socialist city;
  • Western Europe;
  • European cities;
  • labour force;
  • Czechoslovakia

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Socialist cities in Central and Eastern Europe

  • Transition Reforms in Central and Eastern Europe

  • The Patterns of Urban Sprawl in Post-socialist Cities

  • The Causes of Urban Sprawl in the Post-socialist Cities

  • The Consequences of Urban Sprawl in Post-socialist Cities

  • Policy Responses

  • Conclusions: What is Needed for ‘Sustainable’ Sprawl in Post-socialist Cities?

  • Notes

  • References