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The future of sustainable cities : critical reflections

Author: John Flint; Mike Raco
Publisher: Bristol, England ; Chicago : Policy Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This title investigates how the meanings and politics of urban sustainability are being radically rethought in response to the economic downturn and the credit crunch.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Flint; Mike Raco
ISBN: 9781847426673 1847426670 9781847426666 1847426662
OCLC Number: 768296800
Description: viii, 261 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Section 1. The 'new' politics of sustainable urbanism --
section 2. Building the sustainable city : policy fields, current issues and themes --
section 3. Placing sustainability : contexts and conflicts --
section 4. Conclusions.
Responsibility: edited by John Flint and Mike Raco.

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An up-to-date assessment by prominent scholars of the impacts of recent changes on key areas of urban planning, including housing, transport, and the environment, and core areas for future research.  Read more...
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"Bringing together leading scholars to discuss some of the most pressing concerns about the future condition of our cities, this exciting volume offers a necessary rethink about the challenges Read more...

 
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