Originally published in 1980, Urbanization in Socialist Countries addresses the complex situation in urban policy development in European Socialist countries. The book examines the urban policy situation in eight countries and provides an analytical framework that addresses the fundamental issues they have faced. The book focuses on the system of settlement and on such problems as its regulation, as well as analysis of the goals, instruments and techniques used in planning the urbanization process in different socialist countries. The book aims to throw light on the basic premises underlying the formulation of urbanization concepts and reveal their main features and lines of development.
List of Tables Foreword by Simona Ganassi Agger 1. Introduction 2. Czechoslovakia 3. The Soviet Union 4. Poland 5. The German Democratic Republic 6. Hungary 7. Romania and Bulgaria 8. Yugoslavia 9. Conclusions on Settlement Strategies Notes Selection Bibliography Index of Names Index of Subjects About the Author