The Growth Machine Stops? Urban Politics and the Making and Remaking of an Edge City

@article{Phelps2012TheGM,
  title={The Growth Machine Stops? Urban Politics and the Making and Remaking of an Edge City},
  author={N. Phelps},
  journal={Urban Affairs Review},
  year={2012},
  volume={48},
  pages={670 - 700}
}
  • N. Phelps
  • Published 2012
  • Sociology
  • Urban Affairs Review
Critical reflections on growth machine and urban regime theory have pointed to the value of integrating these theories of urban politics with the likes of regulation theory. This article attempts such a synthesis with a view to further elaborating theories of urban politics with regard to settlement type and evolution. The scheme presented is prompted by a critical questioning of how the seeming novelty of edge cities can obscure rapid change in settlements that have already passed through… Expand

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