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Title Urban sustainability [electronic resource] : a global perspective / edited by Igor Vojnovic.
Publication Info. East Lansing : Michigan State University Press, c2013.
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Description 1 online resource.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Foreword / Harm de Blij -- Overview / Jeb Brugman -- Advancing toward urban sustainability : the pursuit of equity / Igor Vojnovic -- Urban environmental management in Shanghai : a multiscale perspective / Wei Tu, Daniel Sui, Weichun Ma -- The urban expansion and sustainability challenge of cities in China's West : the case of Urumqi / Jiaguo Qi, Peilei Fan, Xi Chen -- Sustainable manufacturing in Nagoya : exploring the dynamics of Japan's competitive advantage / Ronald Kalafsky -- The sufficiency economy, sustainable development, and agricultural towns in Thailand : the case of Nang Rong / Pariwate Varnakovida, Joseph Messina -- Deconcentration in the Tel Aviv metropolitan area : governance, markets, and the quest for sustainability / Eran Razin -- The crisis of consociational democracy in Beirut : conflict transformation and sustainability through electoral reform / Imad Salamey -- Segmentation and enclavization in urban development : the sustainable city in India / Darshini Mahadevia -- Urban sustainability and automobile dependence in an Australian context / Peter Newman, Jeffrey Kenworthy -- Urban sustainability rhetoric and neoliberal realities : Durban, a city in transition / Brij Maharaj, Sultan Khan -- Residential marginality, erasure, and intractability in Addis Ababa / Assefa Mehretu, Tegegne Gebre-Egziabher -- Water provision for and by the Peri-urban poor : public-community partnerships or citizens coproduction? / Adriana Allen -- Economic reorganization, social transformation, and urban sustainability in Argentina : the case of metropolitan Buenos Aires / Ricardo Gomez-Insausti, Analia S. Conte -- Urban renewal, Favelas, and Guanabara Bay : environmental justice and sustainability in Rio de Janeiro / Brian J. Godfrey -- Neoliberal restructuring, poverty, and urban sustainability in Kingston, Jamaica / Beverley Mullings -- Housing and urban sustainability : a Los Angeles case study / Victoria Basolo -- The colors that shaped a city : the role of racial and class tensions in inhibiting urban sustainability, the Detroit context / Igor Vojnovic, Joe T. Darden -- The role of ethnicity and race in supporting sustainable urban environments / June Manning Thomas -- Recent planning and development in Toronto : moving toward a smart growth? / Pierre Filion -- Planning for sustainble development in Montreal : a qualified success / Raphaël Fischler, Jeanne M. Wolfe -- Oil for food : energy, equity, and evolution of urban supermarket locations : an Edmonton, Alberta, case study / Nairne Cameron, Karen E. Smoyer-Tomic, Vladimir Yasenovskiy, Carl Amrhein -- Green sustainable Øresund Region : or eco-branding Copenhagen and Malmö? / Stefan Anderberg, Eric Clark -- Urban sustainability in the United Kingdom / Michael Pacione -- Sustainable development in Portugal : an analysis of Lisbon and Porto / Carlos Balsas -- Sustainable development in traditional harbor communities : the case of Genoa and Naples / Giovanna Codato, Zenia Kotval, Elena Franco.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Urban ecology (Sociology)
Sustainable urban development.
City planning -- Environmental aspects.
Added Author Vojnovic, Igor.
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Related To Original 9781611860559 1611860555 (DLC) 2011050530
ISBN 1609173473 (electronic bk.)
9781609173470 (electronic bk.)
9781611860559 (lithocase : alk. paper)
1611860555 (lithocase : alk. paper)
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