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Capital Cardiff 1975-2020

Hooper, Alan, Punter, John

Published by University of Wales Press
ISBN 10: 0708320635 / ISBN 13: 9780708320631
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Title: Capital Cardiff 1975-2020

Publisher: University of Wales Press

Binding: Hardcover

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Presents an account of the post 1975 development of Cardiff, focusing on its post industrial economy and the impact of local governance and town planning on the character of the city. This book examines the patterns of investment and development, the improvement of skills and living conditions, the facilities and amenities, and more. Editor(s): Punter, John; Hooper, Alan. Num Pages: 352 pages, 38 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKW; HBTB; JFC; JP; RPC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 163 x 239 x 27. Weight in Grams: 850. . 2007. Hardcover. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780708320631

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Synopsis: Capital Cardiff examines the changing character of the city of Cardiff, as it continues its transformation from new provincial capital (1955) to a superlative maritime city and European capital by 2020.  This volume focuses on the role of local government and its economic, social, and cultural agendas in light of policy initiatives and partnerships?as well as its underlying attempt to shape a medium-sized European capital into a power capable of competing on a world stage.

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John Punter is professor of city and regional planning at Cardiff University and author of The Vancouver Achievement. Alan Hooper is professor of housing and planning at Cardiff University and author of Rationality in Planning.

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