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Title: Small cities for a small country: Sustaining the cultural renaissance?
Authors: Evans, G
Foord, J
Keywords: Urban geography
Issue Date: 2006
Publisher: Routledge
Citation: In Small cities: Urban experience beyond the metropolis, (Ed: Jayne, M) Chapter 11: 151 - 167, Jul 2006
Abstract: This chapter explores the implications for smaller cities of adopting culture-led regeneration strategies. It is suggested that there is a divergence between cultural planning for long term sustainable urban cultural renaissance and culture-led makeovers which rely on externally orientated projects devised to draw in new visitors, residents and enterprises. Drawing on evidence from Sheffield, an industrial city in South Yorkshire, northern England, it is suggested that small cities by thinking big, have been seduced into entering a culture-led city competition in which the stakes are high and the prospects of success limited.
Description: Copyright @ 2006 Routledge
ISBN: 978-0-415-36658-8
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