Transforming Glasgow: Beyond the Post-Industrial City

Kintrea, K. and Madgin, R. (Eds.) (2019) Transforming Glasgow: Beyond the Post-Industrial City. Policy Press: Bristol. ISBN 9781447349778

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Some 30 years after Glasgow turned towards regeneration, indicators of its built environment, its health, its economic performance and its quality of life remain below UK averages. This interdisciplinary study examines the ongoing transformation of Glasgow as it transitioned from a de-industrial to a post-industrial city during the 20th and 21st centuries. Looking at the diverse issues of urban policy, regeneration and economic and social change, it considers the evolving lived experiences of Glaswegians. Contributors explore the actions required to secure the gains of regeneration and create an economically competitive, socially just and sustainable city, establishing a theory that moves beyond post-industrialism and serves as a model for similar cities globally.

Item Type:Edited Books
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Kintrea, Professor Keith and Madgin, Professor Rebecca
College/School:College of Social Sciences > School of Social and Political Sciences > Urban Studies
Publisher:Policy Press

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