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Arrival city : how the largest migration in history is reshaping our world

Author: Doug Saunders
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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As vibrant places of exchange, arrival cities have long been indicators of social health. Whenever migrant populations are systematically ignored, we should expect violence and extremism. But as Saunders demonstrates, when we make proper investment in our arrival cities, a prosperous middle class develops.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Doug Saunders
ISBN: 9780375425493 0375425497
OCLC Number: 642842982
Notes: "Originally published in Great Britain by William Heinemann ... in 2010"--Title page verso.
Description: 356 pages : map ; 25 cm
Contents: On the edge of the city --
Outside in : the lives of the new city --
Arriving at the top of the pyramid --
The urbanization of the village --
The first great migration : how the west arrived --
The death and life of a great arrival city --
When the margins explode --
The new city confronts the old world --
Arrival's end : mud floor to middle class --
Arriving in style.
Responsibility: Doug Saunders.

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As vibrant places of exchange, arrival cities have long been indicators of social health. Whenever migrant populations are systematically ignored, we should expect violence and extremism. But as Saunders demonstrates, when we make proper investment in our arrival cities, a prosperous middle class develops.
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