French Urban Planning, 1940-1968: The Construction and Deconstruction of an Authoritarian System

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French Urban Planning 1940-1968 explores the creation and progressive dismantling of France's centralized, authoritarian system of urban and architectural planning. Established in the wake of World War II to facilitate the reconstruction and expansion of cities, this planning program led to the evolution of large suburban housing estates plagued by inter/intra family conflict, juvenile delinquency, and other social difficulties, which sociologists connected to poor planning and design. Critics began calling for the ...

French Urban Planning, 1940-1968: The Construction and Deconstruction of an Authoritarian System 2009, Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers, New York

ISBN-13: 9781433104008

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