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Author / Creator:Boone, Christopher G., 1964-
Imprint:Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2006.
Description:xv, 221 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Language:English
Subject:Urban ecology (Sociology.
Sociology, Urban.
Sociology, Urban.
Urban ecology (Sociology)
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/6022445
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Other authors / contributors:Modarres, Ali.
ISBN:1592132839 (cloth : alk paper)
1592132847 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781592132836 (cloth : alk paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. [191]-212) and index.
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Urban Morphology and the Shaping of an Urban Ideal"
  • 2. Population, urbanization and environment
  • 3. Feeding Cities that Consume Farmland
  • 4. Urban Infrastructure: Living with the Consequences of Past Decisions and Opportunities for the Future
  • 5. Healthy Cities and Environmental Justice
  • 6. Green spaces, green governance, and planning