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The transformation of urban space in post-Soviet Russia, Isolde Brade, Konstantin Axenov and Evgenij Bondarchuk

In the years since 1989, the societies of Russia and Eastern Europe have undergone a remarkable transformation from socialism to democracy and free market capitalism. Making an important contribution to the theoretical literature of urbanism and post-communist transition, this significant book considers the change in the spatial structure of post-Soviet urban spaces since the period of transition began. It argues that the era of transformation can be considered as largely complete, and that this has given way to a new stage of development as part of the global urban and economic system: pos
Table Of Contents
Book Cover; Half-Title; Series-Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Figures; Tables; Preface; 1. Post-industrial vs. post-socialist: Post-industrial trends and points for investigation in the post-socialist metropolis; 2. Changes in the functions of St Petersburg as a prerequisite for structural change in the city; 3. Transformation, tertiary sector and city space: Time-space approach; 4. Transformation and specific forms of spatial saturation; 5. The spatial transformation of vertical business structures; 6. Territorial complex building
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non fiction
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1 online resource (214 p.)
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