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Cities : steering towards sustainability / Pierre Jacquet, Rajendra K. Pachauri, Laurence Tubiana (editors).

Contributor(s): Jacquet, Pierre [Editor ] | Pachauri, R. K [Editor] | Tubiana, Laurence [Editor] | Tata Energy Research Institute | Institut du développement durable et des relations internationales | Agence française de développement.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: A planet for life: sustainable development in action.Publisher: New Delhi : Teri Press, 2010Description: 271 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9788179931318 (pbk.).Uniform titles: Planet for life. Subject(s): Sustainable urban development | City planningDDC classification: 307.76 CIT Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Table of contents Economy Chapter 1: Globalization: an urban opportunity? Pierre Veltz Chapter 2: 'World Class’ Cities: hubs of globalizations and high finance Luise David, Ludovic Halbert Chapter 3: Sao Paolo: is fragmentation ineluctable? Sergio Torres Moraes Environment Chapter 4: India: when urban lifestyle determine the climate Partha Mukhopadhyay Chapter 5: Rethinking the City: combining its form and flows Serge Salat, Caroline Nowacki Chapter 6: Africa: improve both environmental and human health Florence Fournet, Blaise Nguendo Yongsi, Aude Meunier-Nikiema, Gerard Salem Chapter 7: The city returns to its hinterlands for natural resources Bernard Barraque, Stephanie Pincetl Social Chapter 8: Access to water and access to the city Sylvy Jaglin Chapter 9 Africa: where and how to house urban citizens Marie Huchzermeyer Chapter 10: Insecurity and Segregation: Rejecting an urbanism of fear Luca Pattaroni, Yves Pedrazzini Governance Chapter 11: Inventing sustainable financing for cities Thierry Paulaid Chapter 12: Bridging the Ecologies of cities and of nature Saskia Sassen Chapter 13: When emerging cities set standards; Jeremie Cave, Joel Ruet Chapter 14: City Networks: expressing their needs, building expertise lisabeth Gateau
Summary: The twenty-first century is already an urban one. Cities are pivotal to sustainability concerns – globalization, climate change, food security, environmental protection, and innovation.Today's urban actors, both citizens and their leaders, have a major responsibility as trustees of the future: their present actions will influence the shape and structure of cities, so that the generation to come may live healthy and contended lives. This volume takes the reader straight to the heart of how cities work, and identifies contemporary trends, mechanism and tools that can influence current strategies and choices. --Publisher description.
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"Carine Barbier, Raphael Jozan, Vincent Renard, Sanjivi Sundar (scientific coordinators)."

"A Planet for life sustainable development in action"--Cover.

Includes bibliographical references.

Table of contents
Economy
Chapter 1: Globalization: an urban opportunity?
Pierre Veltz
Chapter 2: 'World Class’ Cities: hubs of globalizations and high finance
Luise David, Ludovic Halbert
Chapter 3: Sao Paolo: is fragmentation ineluctable?
Sergio Torres Moraes
Environment
Chapter 4: India: when urban lifestyle determine the climate
Partha Mukhopadhyay
Chapter 5: Rethinking the City: combining its form and flows
Serge Salat, Caroline Nowacki
Chapter 6: Africa: improve both environmental and human health
Florence Fournet, Blaise Nguendo Yongsi, Aude Meunier-Nikiema, Gerard Salem
Chapter 7: The city returns to its hinterlands for natural resources
Bernard Barraque, Stephanie Pincetl
Social
Chapter 8: Access to water and access to the city
Sylvy Jaglin
Chapter 9 Africa: where and how to house urban citizens
Marie Huchzermeyer
Chapter 10: Insecurity and Segregation: Rejecting an urbanism of fear
Luca Pattaroni, Yves Pedrazzini
Governance
Chapter 11: Inventing sustainable financing for cities
Thierry Paulaid
Chapter 12: Bridging the Ecologies of cities and of nature
Saskia Sassen
Chapter 13: When emerging cities set standards;
Jeremie Cave, Joel Ruet
Chapter 14: City Networks: expressing their needs, building expertise
lisabeth Gateau

The twenty-first century is already an urban one. Cities are pivotal to sustainability concerns – globalization, climate change, food security, environmental protection, and innovation.Today's urban actors, both citizens and their leaders, have a major responsibility as trustees of the future: their present actions will influence the shape and structure of cities, so that the generation to come may live healthy and contended lives. This volume takes the reader straight to the heart of how cities work, and identifies contemporary trends, mechanism and tools that can influence current strategies and choices. --Publisher description.

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