Understanding urban futures: Between science and science fiction

Marvin, S 2000, 'Understanding urban futures: Between science and science fiction' , Foresight, 2 (6) , pp. 453-470.

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Over the last five years, governments, think-tanks and public alike have re-focused their minds on the future development of British cities. Why are such diverse social organizations producing visions of urban futures? What kinds of techniques and tools are they using, and what are their implications? What types of city do they envision? And most significantly, what are the resonances and dissonances between the development paths they propose?

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: 1463-6689/00/060559-19
Themes: Built and Human Environment
Schools: Schools > School of the Built Environment
Schools > School of the Built Environment > Centre for Urban Processes, Resilient Infrastructures & Sustainable Environments
Journal or Publication Title: Foresight
Publisher: Emerald
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 1463-6689
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Depositing User: Institutional Repository
Date Deposited: 29 Jul 2011 13:38
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2022 11:51
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/16901

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