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Welcome to the urban revolution : how cities are changing the world / Jeb Brugmann.

By: Brugmann, Jeb, 1957-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Noida : HarperCollins, 2009Description: x, 330 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9788172238384 (pbk.).Subject(s): Urbanization | Cities and towns -- Growth | City planning | Urban policyDDC classification: 307.116 BRU
Contents:
Look again : a view from the expanding edge of the global city -- The improbable life of an urban patch : deciphering the hidden logic of global urban growth -- The great migration : the rise of homo urbanis -- Anatomy of urban revolution : the inevitable democracy of the city -- The tyrants' demise : the irrepressible economics of urban association -- What we can learn from the way that migrants build their cities : buildings, city models, and citysystems -- The final phase : two billion new city dwellers in search of a new urbanism -- Cities of crisis : sources of global vulnerability -- Great opportunities cities : stuck in negotiation -- A planet transformed : urban ecosystem or global dystopia? -- The strategic city : from global burden to global solution -- Designing the ecosystem : a new city rises on the Serra do Mar plateau -- Building local culture : reclaiming the streets of Gràcia District, Barcelona -- Governing the entrepreneurial city : local markets and the resurgence of Chicago -- Cocreating the citysystem : toward a world of urban regimes.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [291]-330) and index.

Look again : a view from the expanding edge of the global city -- The improbable life of an urban patch : deciphering the hidden logic of global urban growth -- The great migration : the rise of homo urbanis -- Anatomy of urban revolution : the inevitable democracy of the city -- The tyrants' demise : the irrepressible economics of urban association -- What we can learn from the way that migrants build their cities : buildings, city models, and citysystems -- The final phase : two billion new city dwellers in search of a new urbanism -- Cities of crisis : sources of global vulnerability -- Great opportunities cities : stuck in negotiation -- A planet transformed : urban ecosystem or global dystopia? -- The strategic city : from global burden to global solution -- Designing the ecosystem : a new city rises on the Serra do Mar plateau -- Building local culture : reclaiming the streets of Gràcia District, Barcelona -- Governing the entrepreneurial city : local markets and the resurgence of Chicago -- Cocreating the citysystem : toward a world of urban regimes.

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