Urban sustainability : a global perspective /

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Imprint:East Lansing : Michigan State University Press, c2013.
Description:xxvii, 685 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 26 cm.
Language:English
Subject:Urban ecology (Sociology)
Sustainable urban development.
City planning -- Environmental aspects.
City planning -- Environmental aspects.
Sustainable urban development.
Urban ecology (Sociology)
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/8949089
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Other authors / contributors:Vojnovic, Igor.
ISBN:9781611860559 (lithocase : alk. paper)
1611860555 (lithocase : alk. paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references.
Table of Contents:
  • Foreword
  • Preface
  • Overview
  • Advancing toward Urban Sustainability: The Pursuit of Equity
  • Urban Environmental Management in Shanghai: A Multiscale Perspective
  • The Urban Expansion and Sustainability Challenge of Cities in China's West: The Case of Urumqi
  • Sustainable Manufacturing in Nagoya: Exploring the Dynamics of Japan's Competitive Advantage
  • The Sufficiency Economy, Sustainable Development, and Agricultural Towns in Thailand: The Case of Nang Rong
  • Deconcentration in the Tel Aviv Metropolitan Area: Governance, Markets, and the Quest for Sustainability
  • The Crisis of Consociational Democracy in Beirut: Conflict Transformation and Sustainability through Electoral Reform
  • Segmentation and Enclavization in Urban Development: The Sustainable City in India
  • Urban Sustainability and Automobile Dependence in an Australian Context
  • Urban Sustainability Rhetoric and Neoliberal Realities: Durban-A City in Transition
  • Residential Marginality, Erasure, and Intractability in Addis Ababa
  • Water Provision for and by the Peri-urban Poor: Public-Community Partnerships or Citizens Coproduction?
  • Economic Reorganization, Social Transformation, and Urban Sustainability in Argentina: The Case of Metropolitan Buenos Aires
  • Urban Renewal, Favelas, and Guanabara Bay: Environmental Justice and Sustainability in Rio de Janeiro
  • Neoliberal Restructuring, Poverty, and Urban Sustainability in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Housing and Urban Sustainability: A Los Angeles Case Study
  • The Colors That Shaped a City: The Role of Racial and Class Tensions in Inhibiting Urban Sustainability, the Detroit Context
  • The Role of Ethnicity and Race in Supporting Sustainable Urban Environments
  • Recent Planning and Development in Toronto: Moving Toward Smart Growth?
  • Planning for Sustainable Development in Montreal: A Qualified Success
  • Oil for Food-Energy, Equity, and Evolution of Urban Supermarket Locations: An Edmonton, Alberta, Case Study
  • Green Sustainable Øresund Region: Or Eco-Branding Copenhagen and Malmö?
  • Urban Sustainability in the United Kingdom
  • Sustainable Development in Portugal: An Analysis of Lisbon and Porto
  • Sustainable Development in Traditional Harbor Communities: The Case of Genoa and Naples
  • Contributors