A social history of Milton Keynes : middle England/edge city / Mark Clapson ; foreword by Jeff Rooker.

Author
Clapson, Mark [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
London ; Portland, Or. : Frank Cass, 2004.
Description
1 online resource (191 p.)

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Summary note
Established in 1967, Milton Keynes is England's largest new city and one of the fastest-growing urban areas in the UK. It is also a suburban city, genuinely liked and appreciated by most of its citizens.For many reasons, however, Milton Keynes is misunderstood, and its valuable recent lessons are mostly ignored in debates about national urban policy. This book discusses the popular and intellectual prejudices that have distorted understandings of the new city. A city is nothing without its people, of course, so Mark Clapson looks at who has moved to Milton Keynes, and discusses their exper
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Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. [180]-196) and index.
Language note
English
Contents
Book Cover; History; Title; Copyright; Contents; Illustrations; Tables; Foreword; Series Editor's Preface; Acknowledgements; Chronology of Events; Abbreviations; 1 Welcome to Milton Keynes; 2 Where Did Milton Keynes Come From?; 3 The Suburban City Takes Shape; 4 North Bucks and the New City; 5 Who Moved to Milton Keynes?; 6 Settling In; 7 The Unsettled: Social Problems in a Suburban City; 8 Sociability and Social Action in the Space Station City; 9 Conclusion; References; Index
ISBN
  • 1-135-75776-3
  • 1-135-75777-1
  • 1-280-28880-9
  • 9786610288809
  • 0-203-49642-6
OCLC
  • 437062561
  • 252756630
Doi
  • 10.4324/9780203496428
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