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Transforming distressed global communities : making inclusive, safe, resilient, and sustainable cities / edited by Fritz Wagner, Riad Mahayni and Andreas G Piller.

Contributor(s): Wagner, Fritz W | Mahayni, Riad G | Piller, Andreas G.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Urban planning and environment.Publisher: Farnham, Surrey, England Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2015Description: xix; 384 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781472410641 (hbk.); 9781472410658 (ebook).Subject(s): City planning -- Social aspects -- Case studies | City planning -- Environmental aspects -- Case studies | Sustainable urban development -- Case studies | Urban renewal -- Case studies | Quality of life -- Case studies | Sustainable living -- Case studies | Community life -- Case studiesDDC classification: 307.1216 TRA Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Introduction /​ Robert Whelan Berlin : Resilience and Transformation /​ Robert Mugerauer Marseille : France's Great Port City Comes Back from the Brink /​ H.V. Savitch, Doddy Iskandar, and Charles Kaye-Essien Liverpool Story : Growth, Distress, Reinvention, and Place-Based Strategy in a Northern City /​ David Shaw and Olivier Sykes Evolution of City-Wide Master Plans in the Context of Urban Shrinkage /​ Robin Boyle and Robert Mehregan Houston : A Livable City Without Zoning? /​ Zhu Qian and Elise M. Bright The Transformation of a Mid-Sized Metropolitan Area in Canada : The Case of the Québec City Region /​ Mario Carrier and Marius Thériault Rio de Janeiro : Urbanistic Challenges/​Experiments for a City at a Crossroads /​ Pedro Novais In The Wake of Katrina : Case Studies in Planning for a Healthier and More Sustainable New Orleans /​ Robert W. Becker and Jane S. Brooks Distressed City : The Challenges of Planning and Managing Megacity Jakarta /​ Christopher Silver Green, Global, and Connected : Can Sydney Solve its Metropolitan Governance Problems? /​ Heather MacDonald A Transformational Path For Cape Town, South Africa /​ David Dewar Twilight In Delhi : The Failure of Slum Rehabilitation Programs in Creating a Healthier City /​ Manish Chalana and Susmita Rishi Planning the Recovery : Dubai's Search for a New Model /​ Adnan Husnéin and Surajit Chakravarty Rapid Urbanization and Healthy Cities and Healthy Villages Programs in the Eastern Mediterranean /​ Kaiumars Khoshchashm Integrated Urban-Rural Planning in China : The Case of Zhenjiang /​ Weiping Wu, Min Zhang, Jianjie Shi, and Jingyu Tu Visions of New Urban-Rural Relations and Alternative Definitions of Well-Being in Rapidly Urbanizing China : The Case of Chengdu, Sichuan /​ Jiawen Hu and Daniel Benjamin Abramson City Life in Modernizing Societies /​ Daniel Monti Best Practice Methods for Cities : State of the Art /​ Eugenie L. Birch, Susan M. Wachter, and Alexander Keating Conclusions and Lessons Learned /​ Fritz W. Wagner, Riad G. Mahayni, and Andreas G. Piller.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction /​ Robert Whelan
Berlin : Resilience and Transformation /​ Robert Mugerauer
Marseille : France's Great Port City Comes Back from the Brink /​ H.V. Savitch, Doddy Iskandar, and Charles Kaye-Essien
Liverpool Story : Growth, Distress, Reinvention, and Place-Based Strategy in a Northern City /​ David Shaw and Olivier Sykes
Evolution of City-Wide Master Plans in the Context of Urban Shrinkage /​ Robin Boyle and Robert Mehregan
Houston : A Livable City Without Zoning? /​ Zhu Qian and Elise M. Bright
The Transformation of a Mid-Sized Metropolitan Area in Canada : The Case of the Québec City Region /​ Mario Carrier and Marius Thériault
Rio de Janeiro : Urbanistic Challenges/​Experiments for a City at a Crossroads /​ Pedro Novais
In The Wake of Katrina : Case Studies in Planning for a Healthier and More Sustainable New Orleans /​ Robert W. Becker and Jane S. Brooks
Distressed City : The Challenges of Planning and Managing Megacity Jakarta /​ Christopher Silver
Green, Global, and Connected : Can Sydney Solve its Metropolitan Governance Problems? /​ Heather MacDonald
A Transformational Path For Cape Town, South Africa /​ David Dewar
Twilight In Delhi : The Failure of Slum Rehabilitation Programs in Creating a Healthier City /​ Manish Chalana and Susmita Rishi
Planning the Recovery : Dubai's Search for a New Model /​ Adnan Husnéin and Surajit Chakravarty
Rapid Urbanization and Healthy Cities and Healthy Villages Programs in the Eastern Mediterranean /​ Kaiumars Khoshchashm
Integrated Urban-Rural Planning in China : The Case of Zhenjiang /​ Weiping Wu, Min Zhang, Jianjie Shi, and Jingyu Tu
Visions of New Urban-Rural Relations and Alternative Definitions of Well-Being in Rapidly Urbanizing China : The Case of Chengdu, Sichuan /​ Jiawen Hu and Daniel Benjamin Abramson
City Life in Modernizing Societies /​ Daniel Monti
Best Practice Methods for Cities : State of the Art /​ Eugenie L. Birch, Susan M. Wachter, and Alexander Keating
Conclusions and Lessons Learned /​ Fritz W. Wagner, Riad G. Mahayni, and Andreas G. Piller.

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