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Hirt, Sonia A.

Iron Curtains: Gates, Suburbs and Privatization of Space in the Post-socialist City

Hirt, Sonia A. - Iron Curtains: Gates, Suburbs and Privatization of Space in the Post-socialist City, ebook

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Iron Curtains has been awarded Honorable Mention for the 2013 ASEEES Harvard Davis Center Book Prize!The prize is sponsored by Harvard University’s Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies and is awarded annually by the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies, for an outstanding monograph published on Russia, Eurasia, or Eastern Europe in anthropology, political science, sociology, or geography.

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

Keywords: Sofia, Bulgaria, Eastern Europe, Soviet Union, Urban Planning, State Borders, Urbanism

, Urban Sociology, Urban Development, Urban Sociology, Urban Development

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
IJURR Studies in Urban and Social Change Book Series
Page amount
256 pages
Category
Upbringing, Education
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118295953
Printed ISBN
9781444338263

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