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For the War yet to Come Planning Beirut's Frontiers

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ISBN-10: 1503605604

ISBN-13: 9781503605602

Edition: 2018

Authors: Hiba Bou Akar

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Beirut is a city divided. Following the Green Line of the civil war, dividing the Christian east and the Muslim west, today hundreds of such lines dissect the city. For the residents of Beirut, urban planning could hold hope: a new spatial order that could bring a peaceful future. But with unclear state structures and outsourced public processes, urban planning has instead become a contest between religious-political organizations and profit-seeking developers. Neighborhoods reproduce poverty, displacement, and urban violence. For the War Yet to Come examines urban planning in three neighborhoods of Beirut's southeastern peripheries, revealing how these areas have been developed into…    
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Book details

List price: $28.00
Copyright year: 2018
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Publication date: 9/4/2018
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 264
Size: 7.01" wide x 10.00" long x 0.55" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English