Organized and Disorganized Complexities and Socio-Economic Implications in the Northern Ruhr Area

@inproceedings{Wehling2014OrganizedAD,
  title={Organized and Disorganized Complexities and Socio-Economic Implications in the Northern Ruhr Area},
  author={Hans-Werner Wehling},
  year={2014}
}
The present-day Ruhr region is characterized by a general south-north (regional) divide in terms of urban and social structures. The chapter tries to show that the multi-phase nineteenth and early twentieth century industrialization has caused different urban systems of (dis)organized complexity; that the multi-phase process of post-war de-industrialization has been disrupting the urban system on different scales; that, within the region, different urban systems came into being and were changed… CONTINUE READING

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