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Title City in sight : Dutch dealings with urban change / edited by Jan Willem Duyvendak, Frank Hendriks and Mies van Niekerk.
Imprint Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, [2009]

Series NICIS publications
NICIS publications.
Subject Cities and towns -- Netherlands.
City planning -- Netherlands.
Alt Name Duyvendak, Jan Willem.
Hendriks, Frank, 1966-
Niekerk, Mies van.
Description 1 online resource (309 pages).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-299) and index.
Summary This timely and enlightening volume highlights the latest urban research in the Netherlands.
Contents Cover -- Table of Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Cities in Sight, Inside Cities: An Introduction -- 1. Post-Industrialization and Ethnocentrism in Contemporary Dutch Cities: The Effects of Job Opportunities and Residential Segregation -- 2. Unraveling Neighborhood Effects: Evidence from Two European Welfare States -- 3. The Effects of State-Led Gentrification in the Netherlands -- 4. Problematic Areas or Places of Fun? Ethnic Place Marketing in the Multicultural City of Rotterdam -- 5. Local and Transnational Aspects of Citizenship: Political Practices and Identifications of Middle-class Migrants in Rotterdam -- 6. A Little Less Conversation, a Little More Action: Real-life Expressions of Vital Citizenship in City Neighborhoods -- 7. Organize Liberal, Think Conservative: Citizenship in Light Communities -- 8. 8216;Control over the Remote Control, or How to Handle the 8216;Normal World? The Policy and Practice of Community Care for People with Psychiatric or Intellectual Disabilities -- 9. Changing Urban Networks and Gossip: Moroccan Migrant Womens Networks in the Dutch Welfare State -- 10. The Relationship Between Policy Governance and Front-line Governance -- 11. Between Ideals and Pragmatism: Practitioners Working with Immigrant Youth in Amsterdam and Berlin -- 12. Explaining the Role of Civic Organizations in Neighborhood Co-production -- 13. The Amsterdam Office Space Tragedy: An Institutional Reflection on Balancing Office Space Development in the Amsterdam Metropolitan Region -- The Dutch Orange and the Big Apple: A Comparative Commentary -- References -- Notes on Contributors -- Index.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9789048511211 (electronic bk.)
9048511216 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 607903954
Additional Format Print version: City in sight. Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, ©2009 9789089641694 (OCoLC)457149252