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- Plea for the resident’s perspective in urban planning and policy
- Only available in Dutch

Authors: Peter Beijer, Ellen de Groot, Jolanda Hoeflak, Vincent Platenkamp
Design: coppens alberts

2016, trancityxvaliz with NHTV International Higher Education Breda; Bureau 77, Tilburg | supported by The Province of Noord-Brabant | paperback | 160 pp. | 24 x 17 cm (h x b) | Nederlands | ISBN 978-94-92095-16-9


This book describes everyday life in three ‘normal’ neighborhoods in the Netherlands, built in different periods of twentieth-century urban development. Based on these detailed descriptions, this book demonstrates how research into the everyday can be applied. At the same time, it is a plea for a different spatial and social neighborhood policy: less intervention, less motivated by politics and policy, more attention for the vitality of residents. An inspiring book for urban developers, local politicians, and professionals working in the social sector.