2. Conflict in the Changing City

  1. Frank Gaffikin and
  2. Mike Morrissey

Published Online: 10 FEB 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444393200.ch2

Planning in Divided Cities: Collaborative Shaping of Contested Space

Planning in Divided Cities: Collaborative Shaping of Contested Space

How to Cite

Gaffikin, F. and Morrissey, M. (2011) Conflict in the Changing City, in Planning in Divided Cities: Collaborative Shaping of Contested Space, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444393200.ch2

Author Information

  1. Institute of Spatial and Environmental Planning, School of Planning, Architecture and Civil Engineering, Queen's University, Belfast, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 FEB 2011
  2. Published Print: 11 MAR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405192187

Online ISBN: 9781444393200

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Keywords:

  • conflict in changing city;
  • urbanity, changing markedly - shifts in economy, polity, diversity and demography;
  • concept of urban realm - complex, no longer defining it outside the rural;
  • pattern of low density urban expansion - becoming evident in Europe;
  • development patchy - scattered and strung out with discontinuity;
  • new cityspace, dispersal and agglomeration - the post-metropolis, as “the city turned inside-out”;
  • distribution of economic activity - going global, competing on global terrain;
  • ‘global’ impact, development of mongrel cities - diversity of ethnic populations and migration patterns;
  • conceptual confusion of contemporary city - neologisms as the multi-nucleated metropolitan region;
  • cities, in sovereignty conflicts - socio-spatial fragmentations of pluralist quarrels

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Forms of Urban Division