Cities Of The Middle East And North Africa

Author: Michael Dumper
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1576079198
Size: 55.20 MB
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The first work to offer 5,000 years of authoritative historical coverage of ancient and modern cities in the Middle East and North Africa--from their founding to the present--highlighting each city's cultural, social, political, and ...

The Economy Of Cities

Author: Jane Jacobs
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0525432868
Size: 54.73 MB
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In this book, Jane Jacobs, building on the work of her debut, The Death and Life of Great American Cities, investigates the delicate way cities balance the interplay between the domestic production of goods and the ever-changing tide of ...

Ordinary Cities

Author: Jennifer Robinson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134406940
Size: 63.23 MB
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This groundbreaking book establishes a new framework for urban development.

Cities In A World Economy

Author: Saskia Sassen
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 148334228X
Size: 52.55 MB
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The Fourth Edition of Cities in a World Economy shows how certain characteristics of flows of money, information, and people have led to the emergence of a new social formation: global cities, new types of migrations, financial crises, ...

Cities For People

Author: Jan Gehl
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 9781597269841
Size: 18.19 MB
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A “Toolbox,” presenting key principles, overviews of methods, and keyword lists, concludes the book. The book is extensively illustrated with over 700 photos and drawings of examples from Gehl’s work around the globe.

The Vulnerability Of Cities

Author: Mark Pelling
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136551468
Size: 24.51 MB
Format: PDF
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This book demonstrates that strengthening local capacity - through appropriate housing, disaster-preparedness, infrastructure and livelihoods - is crucial to improving civic resilience to disasters.

Sustainability And Cities

Author: Peter Newman
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 9781559636605
Size: 41.13 MB
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The book begins with chapters that set forth the notion of sustainability and how it applies to cities and automobile dependence.

Cities Of The World

Author: Stanley D. Brunn
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442212845
Size: 70.70 MB
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Liberally illustrated with a new selection of photographs, maps, and diagrams, the text also includes a rich array of textboxes to highlight key topics ranging from gender and the city to Islamic fashion and global warming.

The Gaia Atlas Of Cities

Author: Herbert Girardet
Publisher: UN-HABITAT
ISBN: 9781856750974
Size: 51.86 MB
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Extensively revised and updated for the Habitat II Conference, this work addresses key issues, analyzing the problems of expanding city populations and exploring the possibility of healing cities, making them self-sustaining, and ...

Cities And Climate Change

Author: Harriet Bulkeley
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135130116
Size: 56.70 MB
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This book provides the first critical introduction to these challenges, giving an overview of the science and policy of climate change at the global level and the emergence of climate change as an urban policy issue.