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|Description:||xxi, 437 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||Part 1 Human settlements and the question of sustainability: introduction; Mexico City's current status - a global and comparative perspective; urban-environmental policy and planning - international agendas/local realities. Part 2 The Valley of Mexico: history, power and the environment; Mexico City's urban-ecological coevolution; state-society relations and the production of human settlements; ecological arguments and the politics of containment. Mexico City's contested ecological reserve: the expansion of irregular settlement into the greenbelt zone of Ajusco; key actors and the overall balance of forces; popular mobilization in the formation of Los Belvederes -origins, structures and agendas. Part 4 Towards a poetical ecology of human settlements: grassroots environmental action at the frontier - the Colonia Ecologica Productiva movement; ecology as politics; conclusion.|
|Series Title:||Urban and industrial environments.|
"This book is recommended for anyone interested in urban planning and the struggle for sustainable development in the urbancontext... Human Settlements and Planning for Ecological Sustainability goes
- Mexico City (Mexico) -- Environmental conditions.
- Land use -- Mexico -- Mexico City.
- Ajusco (Mexico)
- Sustainable development -- Mexico -- Mexico City.
- Land use -- Mexico -- Mexico City -- Planning -- Citizen participation.
- Ecología humana -- México.
- Uso de la tierra -- México.
- Desarrollo sostenible -- México.
- Land use.
- Land use -- Planning -- Citizen participation.
- Sustainable development.
- Mexico -- Ajusco.
- Mexico -- Mexico City.