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Book Review DIY Detroit: Making do in a city without services

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)500-501
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Urbanism
Early online date18 Apr 2017
Publication statusPublished - 2 Oct 2017


This fascinating, yet gritty, account of life in neighbourhoods suffering from long term decline will surely become one of the seminal studies concerned with urban regeneration and renewal. While there is reference to possible solutions in the opening and final chapters, these will have to be developed in other studies for which Kinder has provided a rigours and methodologically sound account of urban living without public services.


This is the Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis Group in Journal of Urbanism: International Research on Placemaking and Urban Sustainability, on 2 October 2017, available online at:

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