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Plan for Melbourne, part 3 : one corridor of participants - not seven corridors of power

Crow, Ruth and Crow, Maurie (1972) Plan for Melbourne, part 3 : one corridor of participants - not seven corridors of power. Victorian State Committee of the Communist Party of Australia.

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Melbourne cannot be planned as if it were a neutral City of Paradise detached from history; as if its decision-makers were saints, and all its citizens well intentioned angels. Melbourne in the 1970s is not just a major city; nor just a major city based on modern industrial technology. It is also an advanced capitalist city, using the word "advanced" as one does when dealing with age: near the end of its life span, not just ripe but fast becoming rotten. It is bedevilled therefore with problems of a special kind that spring from capitalism that has reached a stage that is ripe for a fundamental change to a system that is no longer capitalism.

Item Type: Book
Uncontrolled Keywords: city planning, Melbourne, Victoria, regional plan proposals, conservation, metro, suburbs, urban growth, Gippsland, decentralisation, regionalisation, ecology, sociology, central business district, women's liberation, restructuring, capitalism, innovation, education, health services, Gippsland corridor, structuring, re-structuring, CROW-BOX5-3-14-DOC1
Subjects: Collections > Crow Papers
FOR Classification > 1608 Sociology
FOR Classification > 1606 Political Science
Depositing User: VU Library
Date Deposited: 15 Sep 2011 22:37
Last Modified: 23 May 2013 16:47
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/16124
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