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Sustaining cities : urban policies, practices, and perceptions / edited by Linda Krause.

Contributor(s): Krause, Linda.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: New directions in international studies.Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2013Description: vii, 167 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780813554150 (pbk.); 9780813554167 (hbk.); 9780813554174 (ebk.).Subject(s): City planning -- Environmental aspects | Cities and town -- Growth | Sociology, UrbanDDC classification: 307.1216 SUS Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Urban policies : market rules -- Sustainable city : crisis and opportunity in Mexico / Alfonso Iracheta -- Hostage cities : unsustainable competition for corporate investment / Linda McCarthy -- Reframing housing value / Sherry Ahrentzen -- Urban practices : connecting communities -- Notes toward a history of agrarian urbanism / Charles Waldheim -- The art of place-making / Georgia Butina Watson -- Beyond boundaries / Mo Zell -- Urban perceptions : tigers, tricksters, and other urban legends -- Chinese cities : design and disappearance / Ackbar Abbas -- From "the dead" to the dead : the disposable bodies and disposable culture of Celtic Tiger Noir / Andrew Kincaid -- Imagining and re-imagining a promised land : the gangster genre and Harlem's mythic past, present, and future / Paula J. Massood -- Notes on contributors -- Index.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Urban policies : market rules -- Sustainable city : crisis and opportunity in Mexico / Alfonso Iracheta -- Hostage cities : unsustainable competition for corporate investment / Linda McCarthy -- Reframing housing value / Sherry Ahrentzen -- Urban practices : connecting communities -- Notes toward a history of agrarian urbanism / Charles Waldheim -- The art of place-making / Georgia Butina Watson -- Beyond boundaries / Mo Zell -- Urban perceptions : tigers, tricksters, and other urban legends -- Chinese cities : design and disappearance / Ackbar Abbas -- From "the dead" to the dead : the disposable bodies and disposable culture of Celtic Tiger Noir / Andrew Kincaid -- Imagining and re-imagining a promised land : the gangster genre and Harlem's mythic past, present, and future / Paula J. Massood -- Notes on contributors -- Index.

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