Cities, suburbs and metropolitan areas: governing the regionalised city

  title={Cities, suburbs and metropolitan areas: governing the regionalised city},
  author={Tassilo Herrschel},
Since the 1950s, and the steadily growing mobility of people and production (economic activity) as a result of the shift to road traffic, especially in North America, suburban areas have grown rapidly as residential areas and places of (post-industrial) economic activity (Hoffmann-Axthelm, 1998). People moved from ‘the country’ and, especially, the established central cities to the more spacious and cheap to develop peripheral locations. In Europe, differences have emerged on the basis of… Expand
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