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City and environment

Author: Christopher G Boone; Ali Modarres
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2006.
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An introduction to urban environmental issues around the globe.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Boone, Christopher G., 1964-
City and environment.
Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2006
(DLC) 2005055920
(OCoLC)62282475
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher G Boone; Ali Modarres
ISBN: 9781439904244 1439904243 9781592132843 1592132847
OCLC Number: 646817031
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 221 pages) : illustrations
Contents: 1. Urban morphology and the shaping of an urban ideal --
2. Population, urbanization and environment --
3. Feeding cities that consume farmland --
4. Urban infrastructure: living with the consequences of past decisions and opportunities for the future --
5. Healthy cities and environmental justice --
6. Green spaces, green governance, and planning.
Responsibility: Christopher G. Boone and Ali Modarres.
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