Shrinking Cities Bibliography


The Shrinking Cities Bibliography is an online resource for planners and researchers seeking an interdisciplinary, annotated bibliography of pertinent literature about cities in transition.

This list highlights articles, events, and other publications from the American Planning Association and other experts in the field.

New publications and educational opportunities will be added periodically so please revisit this list to see the most current ideas about Shrinking Cities.

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A Note on the Availability of Resources

Articles from Planning magazine are available online to members of APA.

Articles from JAPA, Zoning Practice, Planning & Environmental Law, and PAS Memo are available to those publications' subscribers in varying online formats. JAPA articles in the bibliography contain an access link for subscribers who are also APA members.

Click on a header to view the resources in that category:

Current Articles and Research

Background/Historic Articles and Research

International Resources

General APA Resources


Recent Past Events