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Author Hirt, Sonia.
Title Iron curtains : gates, suburbs, and privatization of space in the post-socialist city / Sonia A. Hirt.
Imprint Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley & Sons, 2012.

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Subject City planning -- Former communist countries.
City planning -- Europe, Eastern.
Property -- Former communist countries.
Property -- Europe, Eastern.
Gated communities -- Former communist countries.
Gated communities -- Europe, Eastern.
Equality -- Europe, Eastern.
Europe, Eastern -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
Alt Name Ohio Library and Information Network.
Wiley Online Library (Online service)
Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Public, private, privatism -- The post-socialist city -- Post-modern urbanism revisited -- Sofia : wither the socialist city -- The ninth ring: suburbanizing Sofia -- Iron curtains I: gated homes -- Iron curtains II: gated complexes -- Architecture of disunity -- Possibilities -- Figures and tables -- Appendix -- References -- Notes.
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Summary Utilizing research conducted primarily with residents of Sofia, Bulgaria, Iron Curtains: Gates, Suburbs, and Privatization of Space in the Post-socialist City explores the human dimension of new city-building that has emerged in East Europe.Features original data, illustrations, and theory on the process of privatization of resources in societies undergoing fundamental socio-economic transformations, such as those in Eastern EuropeRepresents the sole in-depth monograph on contemporary urbanism in Southeast EuropeMakes a broader statement on issues of urbanism in Europe and other parts of the w
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ISBN 9781118295946 (electronic bk.)
1118295943 (electronic bk.)
9781444338270
1444338277
9781444338263
1444338269
9781118295922 (electronic bk.)
1118295927 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 778448461
Additional Format Print version: Hirt, Sonia. Iron curtains. Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley & Sons, 2012 9781444338270 (DLC) 2011043301 (OCoLC)760068651