Recent history has seen Bosnian and Herzegovinian (BiH) cities undergoing several transitions. Their cities have developed under socialism (1945 – 1992), have suffered through the civil war during the 1990s, and during the last twenty years have been undergoing a slow and multifaceted transition to an indeterminate end point.
Focusing on the post-socialist, postwar, and neoliberal transitions experienced in BiH, the book shows that planning systems deviated from control-oriented and top-down regulation to flexible approaches for more open for informal development. The book analyzes several levels of planning-related processes: the former Yugoslavia, BiH, the city of Mostar, and three urban zones (the Industrial Zone Bišće Polje, the City Zone Rondo, and the Historic District and the Old Town Zone) in order to offer insights into the new planning systems in the late phase of post-socialist transition.
Taylor and Francis; June 2016
- ISBN 9781317398356
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- Title: Ideology, Political Transitions and the City
- Author: Aleksandra Djurasovic
About The Author
Aleksandra Djurasovic is a PhD candidate at the Institute for Urban Planning and Regional Development, HafenCity University Hamburg, Germany. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture from the University of California, Davis, USA, and her master’s degree in urban planning from the City College of New York, USA. Djurasovic’s academic interests lie in Southeast European urban geographies, urban planning and sustainability. Djurasovic is currently enrolled in the postdoctoral programme at the Center for Advanced Studies of Southeast Europe, Rijeka, Croatia.