This timely and enlightening volume highlights the latest urban research in the Netherlands. From urban citizenship and civic participation to immigrant integration and urban governance, CITY IN SIGHT provides valuable new perspectives on and insightful analysis of urban transformations and challenges in Dutch cities.
Nancy Foner, Distinguished Professor of Sociology, Hunter College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York
The Cities of the Netherlands, like cities throughout Europe and North America, are undergoing profound changes in terms their of demography, land use and civic life. The fascinating essays in Cities In Sight are required reading for anyone hoping to understand what these changes mean for Dutch cities and urban life in general.
Professor Philip Kasinitz, City University of New York
Cities In Sight will be a key resource not only for scholars who are concerned with specifically Dutch patterns of sociospatial development, but to all who are interested in understanding contemporary urban transformations, recent urban policies and the new lines of conflict the latter have generated.
Neil Brenner, Professor of Sociology and Metropolitan Studies Director, Metropolitan Studies Program, New York University