Urban sustainability : a global perspective /

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Imprint:East Lansing : Michigan State University Press, ©2012.
Description:1 online resource (714 pages)
Language:English
Subject:City planning -- Environmental aspects.
Sustainable urban development.
Urban ecology (Sociology)
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- City Planning & Urban Development.
City planning -- Environmental aspects.
Sustainable urban development.
Urban ecology (Sociology)
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/12398117
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Other authors / contributors:Vojnovic, Igor, editor.
ISBN:9781609173470
1609173473
9781611860559
1611860555
Digital file characteristics:data file
Notes:Includes bibliographical references.
Print version record.
Summary:More than half the world's population currently lives in urban areas, and virtually all of the world's population growth over the next three decades is expected to be in cities. What impact will this growth have on the environment? What can we do now to pave the way for resource longevity? Sustainability has received considerable attention in recent years, though conceptions of the term remain vague. Using a wide array of cities around the globe as case studies, this timely book explores the varying nature of global urban-environmental stresses and the complexities involved in defining sustai.
Other form:Print version: Urban sustainability. East Lansing : Michigan State University Press, ©2013 9781611860559

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