Rebuilding Urban Places After Disaster

Author: Eugenie L. Birch
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 0812204484
Size: 76.21 MB
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This volume examines the rebuilding of cities and their environs after a disaster and focuses on four major issues: making cities less vulnerable to disaster, reestablishing economic viability, responding to the permanent needs of the ...

Growing Greener Cities

Author: Eugenie L. Birch
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 0812204093
Size: 30.75 MB
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These essays demonstrate how partnerships across professional organizations, businesses, advocacy groups, governments, and individuals themselves can bring green solutions to cities from London to Seattle.

Global Urbanization

Author: Eugenie L. Birch
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 0812204476
Size: 71.62 MB
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Reflecting the central importance of the Global South to twenty-first-century urbanism, the volume includes case studies and examples from China, India, Uganda, Kenya, and Brazil.

The Resilient City

Author: Lawrence J. Vale
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199884161
Size: 39.26 MB
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Yet this ancient city has regenerated itself time and again, and still endures. Throughout history, cities have been sacked, burned, torched, bombed, flooded, besieged, and leveled. And yet they almost always rise from the ashes to rebuild.

Neighborhood And Life Chances

Author: Harriet B. Newburger
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 081220008X
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The essays collected in this volume give readers a clear sense of the magnitude of contemporary challenges in metropolitan America and of the role that place plays in reinforcing them.

Design After Decline

Author: Brent D. Ryan
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 0812206584
Size: 66.84 MB
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In Design After Decline, Brent D. Ryan reveals the fraught and intermittently successful efforts of architects, planners, and city officials to rebuild shrinking cities following mid-century urban renewal.

Women S Health And The World S Cities

Author: Afaf Ibrahim Meleis
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 0812205081
Size: 74.15 MB
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This collection of essays examines the impact of urban living on the physical and psychological states of women and girls in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the United States.

Crisis Cities

Author: Kevin Fox Gotham
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199752214
Size: 52.27 MB
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A fundamental and original analysis of early twenty-first century urban transformations in the age of disaster capitalism, this book is a superb demonstration of how the methods of critical urban studies can illuminate the powerful social, ...

Consuming Tradition Manufacturing Heritage

Author: Nezar Alsayyad
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136368248
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The contributors to this volume - drawn from a wide range of disciplines - address these themes within the following sections: Traditions and Tourism: Rethinking the "Other"; Imaging and Manufacturing Heritage; Manufacturing and Consuming: ...