Contractual Communities in the Self-Organising City Freedom, Creativity, Subsidiarity

Both “land-use regulation” and “territorial collective services” have traditionally been accomplished in cities through coercive efforts of public administrations. Recently, land-use regulation and collective service provision regimes have emerged within “contractual communities:” territory-based or...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Authors: Brunetta, Grazia, Moroni, Stefano (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 2012, 2012
Edition:1st ed. 2012
Series:SpringerBriefs in Geography
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: Contractual Communities in the Self-organising City
  • part one: Characteristics and Functions of Contractual Communities: 1: Types of Contractual Community
  • 2: Differences and Simularities between Contractual Communities, and Reasons for their Success
  • Part Two: The Role of Contractual Communities: 3: Positive Aspects and Limits of Contractual Communities
  • 4: The Space of Contractual Communities and the Re-design of the State's Role
  • Part Three: Precursors to the idea of Contractual Communities: 5: The Proposal of Ebenezer Howard
  • 6: The Proposal of Spencer Heath
  • Appendix: Data and Figures
  • References