The Inner City Problem

  • Yvonne Rydin
Part of the Government Beyond the Centre book series (GBC)


Recent experience of urban planning has again emphasised the need to stimulate as well as control development, to attract resources to certain areas as well as divert them from overdeveloped locations. Planners have adopted new entrepreneurial skills and personae to undertake this task of ‘creating’ markets in areas abandoned by market forces. Directly engaging with the economic processes that have caused the prevailing pattern of investment and disinvestment highlights the need for a thorough understanding of these processes. Again there are alternative analyses which have to be debated and weighted against each other in any analysis of local urban planning.


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© Yvonne Rydin 1993

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