Suburbs in transition: new approaches to suburban history

@article{McManus2007SuburbsIT,
  title={Suburbs in transition: new approaches to suburban history},
  author={Ruth McManus and Philip Ethington},
  journal={Urban History},
  year={2007},
  volume={34},
  pages={317 - 337}
}
The history of suburbs has received so much scholarly attention in recent decades that it is time to take stock of what has been established, in order to discern aspects of suburbs that are still unknown. To date, the main lines of inquiry have been dedicated to the origins, growth, diverse typologies, culture and politics of suburbs, as well as to newer topics such as the gendered nature of suburban space. The vast majority of these studies have been about particular times and places. The… 

The New Post-suburban Politics?

Settlements variously termed ‘ex-urbs’, ‘edge cities’, ‘technoburbs’ are taken to signal something different from suburbia and as a consequence might be considered post-suburban. Existing literature

Introduction: Asian American Suburban History

FROM THE SUBURBAN SAHIBS OF Middlesex County, New Jersey, to the Taiwanese of L.A.’s “626,” stories of immigrant suburbia are finally moving from the peculiar to the everyday. It is no longer so

Do the suburbs exist? Discovering complexity and specificity in suburban built form

In human geography cities are routinely acknowledged as complex and dynamic built environments. This description is rarely extended to the suburbs, which are generally regarded as epiphenomena of the

The suburban question: grassroots politics and place making in Spanish suburbs

Manuel Castells spoke of the urban as a unit of collective consumption, yet much of the politics of collective consumption he documented was evident in the suburbs. The tendency for suburbs of most

The Political History of a Postwar Suburban Society Revisited

There is a vast multidisciplinary literature on U.S. suburbs. Through an urban historical lens, this article charts the public policies that gave way to the rise of a suburban society. It explores

Suburban growth in Adelaide, South Australia, 1850–1930: speculation and economic opportunity

ABSTRACT Suburbs are significant to any understanding of Australian urbanization as they have been the dominant organizational element in the morphology of metropolitan areas. A case-study of

A Postsuburban World? An Outline of a Research Agenda

The emergence over the last 30–40 years of what is variously termed edge city, edgeless, and postsuburban development in North America and elsewhere raises a set of challenges for urban theory and

The persistence of suburban centres in Greater London: combining Conzenian and space syntax approaches

The relationship between settlement form and the historical persistence of concentrations of diverse socio-economic activity in Greater London’s suburban centres through successive phases of rapid

Which Agenda for the Italian Suburbs? Debating a Marginal Condition in Few Steps

At a time when the seek for a broader understanding of contemporary suburbs is finding a reasonable global consideration, a specific attention to the suburbanisms, i.e. suburban ways of living, is

Governance in an emerging suburban world Governança em um mundo suburbano emergente

Abstract Cities are increasingly defined through their peripheries. This observation is the result of what has been explored by urban researchers worldwide. Suburban development, with diverse
...

References

SHOWING 1-5 OF 5 REFERENCES

Recent Trends in the Irish Urban System with Particular Reference to Dublin and Cork

Although 57% of the Irish population now live in towns and cities, Ireland was a predominantly ruraP country until relatively recently. At the turn of the century only 28.3% of the population was

Dublin: The Shaping of a Capital

Part 1 Introduction: a world city? first impressions the physical environment the built environment Dublin in fiction. Part 2 The origins and growth of Dublin: pre-urban settlement Norse Dublin the

Outer belt vs. inner belt: the first suburbs

    The need for suburban renewal is addressed by W.H. Hudnut in Halfway to Everywhere: A Portrait of America's First-Tier Suburbs

    • 2003

    Greater London Authority, City of Villages