Deindustrialisation and the Reality of the Post-industrial City

  title={Deindustrialisation and the Reality of the Post-industrial City},
  author={William F. Lever},
  journal={Urban Studies},
  pages={983 - 999}
  • W. Lever
  • Published 1 December 1991
  • Economics, History
  • Urban Studies
The processes of deindustrialisation and disurbanisation, and the emergence of the postindustrial society or city, have been debated within a number of disciplines since 1960. However, much of the debate has been conducted at the general or aggregate level. At the level of the individual city the situation is often considerably more complex and the positive and negative attributes are less easy to compare. In this article we use the example of Glasgow and the surrounding conurbation to… 

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