International Perspectives on Suburbanization

A Post-Suburban World?

  • Nicholas A. Phelps
  • Fulong Wu

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Introduction: International Perspectives on Suburbanization: A Post-suburban World?

  3. City, Suburb, Post-suburb

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 13-13
    2. Jon C. Teaford
      Pages 15-34
    3. Elisabeth Chaves, Paul Knox, David Bieri
      Pages 35-53
    4. Roger Keil, Douglas Young
      Pages 54-77
  4. Post-suburbia in the Americas

  5. Post-suburbia and Europe’s Compact Cities

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 141-141
    2. Marco Bontje, Joachim Burdack
      Pages 143-162
    3. Oleg Golubchikov, Nicholas A. Phelps, Alla Makhrova
      Pages 177-191
  6. Varieties of Post-suburbia in East Asia

  7. Back Matter
    Pages 258-289

About this book


New urban developments such as office blocks, warehouses and retail complexes are increasingly common in outer city regions across the world. This book examines the processes of post-suburbanization in international perspective, exploring how developments across the world might be considered post-suburban.


city Europe history landscape Nation politics Suburbia town transformation urban development Urbanisation

Editors and affiliations

  • Nicholas A. Phelps
    • 1
  • Fulong Wu
    • 2
  1. 1.University College LondonUK
  2. 2.Cardiff UniversityUK

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