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Density and urban "quality" vs. sprawl: new recipes and re-emerging old motives. The case of London
Journal Title: ARCHIVIO DI STUDI URBANI E REGIONALI 
Author/s: Cecilia Scoppetta 
Year:  2014 Issue: 109 Language: Italian 
Pages:  22 Pg. 74-95 FullText PDF:  118 KB
DOI:  10.3280/ASUR2014-109005
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By critically comparing the "treatment" for the phenomenon of suburban sprawl given by the disciplinary tradition with the "recipe" proposed Tony Blair’s New Labour and framed within the concept "roll-out neo-liberalism" in its European "declination", the essay is aimed at highlight the re-emerging of some hidden motives that are at the hearth of urban planning as a technical discipline.
Keywords: Suburban sprawl, urban decline, middle-class, density, quality of design, roll-out neo-liberalism, disciplinary tradition.

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Cecilia Scoppetta, Density and urban "quality" vs. sprawl: new recipes and re-emerging old motives. The case of London in "ARCHIVIO DI STUDI URBANI E REGIONALI" 109/2014, pp. 74-95, DOI:10.3280/ASUR2014-109005

   

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