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Urban crisis : culture and the sustainability of cities /​ edited by M. Nadarajah and Ann Tomoko Yamamoto.

Contributor(s): Nadarajah, M | Yamamoto, Ann Tomoko | Institute of Advanced Studies | Ishikawa International Cooperation Research Centre.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Delhi : Rawat Publications, 2007Edition: 1st ed.Description: xv, 244 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9788131601648 (hbk.); 8131601641 (hbk.) .Subject(s): Urban ecology (Sociology) -- Case studies | Urbanization -- Environmental aspects -- Case studies | Sociology, UrbanDDC classification: 307.76 URB Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Pt. I. Culture in sustainability of cities I 1. Introduction /​ M. Nadarajah and Ann Tomoko Yamamoto 2. Cultural frameworks /​ Ratna S. J. B. Rana and Awais L. Piracha 3. Voices I Pt. II. Four Asian case studies 4. Introduction /​ Sudarshan Raj Tiwari, M. Nadarajah, Sang-Chuel Choe, Masayuki Sasaki and Shigekazu Kusune 5. Transforming cultural heritage into sustainable future : a case study of Patan, Nepal /​ Sudarshan Raj Tiwari 6. Culture of sustainability : multicultural reality and sustainable localism - a case study of Penang (George Town), Malaysia /​ M. Nadarajah 7. Creating cultural identity for sustainability : a case study of Cheongju, Korea /​ Sang-Chuel Choe 8. Towards an urban cultural mode of production : a case study of Kanazawa, Japan, I /​ Masayuki Sasaki 9. Sustainability in a traditional castle city : a case study of Kanazawa, Japan, II 1 /​ Shigekazu Kusune 10. Common themes and differences : approaches to culture in sustainability of cities /​ M. Nadarajah Pt. III. Culture in sustainability of cities II 11. Approaches to cultural indicators /​ Sang-Chuel Choe, Peter J. Marcotullio and Awais L. Piracha 12. Voices II 13. Conclusion /​ M. Nadarajah App. List of selected organizations working on sustainable urbanization issues (with a web presence).
Summary: Offers fresh insights into the role of culture in fostering community development, environmental awareness, and balanced economic growth. This work includes useful case studies of Patan, Nepal; Penang, Malaysia; Cheongju, South Korea; and Kanazawa, Japan.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Pt. I. Culture in sustainability of cities I
1. Introduction /​ M. Nadarajah and Ann Tomoko Yamamoto
2. Cultural frameworks /​ Ratna S. J. B. Rana and Awais L. Piracha
3. Voices I
Pt. II. Four Asian case studies
4. Introduction /​ Sudarshan Raj Tiwari, M. Nadarajah, Sang-Chuel Choe, Masayuki Sasaki and Shigekazu Kusune
5. Transforming cultural heritage into sustainable future : a case study of Patan, Nepal /​ Sudarshan Raj Tiwari
6. Culture of sustainability : multicultural reality and sustainable localism - a case study of Penang (George Town), Malaysia /​ M. Nadarajah
7. Creating cultural identity for sustainability : a case study of Cheongju, Korea /​ Sang-Chuel Choe
8. Towards an urban cultural mode of production : a case study of Kanazawa, Japan, I /​ Masayuki Sasaki
9. Sustainability in a traditional castle city : a case study of Kanazawa, Japan, II 1 /​ Shigekazu Kusune
10. Common themes and differences : approaches to culture in sustainability of cities /​ M. Nadarajah
Pt. III. Culture in sustainability of cities II
11. Approaches to cultural indicators /​ Sang-Chuel Choe, Peter J. Marcotullio and Awais L. Piracha
12. Voices II
13. Conclusion /​ M. Nadarajah
App. List of selected organizations working on sustainable urbanization issues (with a web presence).

Offers fresh insights into the role of culture in fostering community development, environmental awareness, and balanced economic growth. This work includes useful case studies of Patan, Nepal; Penang, Malaysia; Cheongju, South Korea; and Kanazawa, Japan.

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