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Planning for the unplanned : recovering from crises in megacities

Author: Aseem Inam
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An innovative investigation into how we should respond to urban disasters. Focusing on pairs of disasters in Mexico City and Los Angeles, this book provides urban planners and social scientists with  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Aseem Inam
ISBN: 0415951291 9780415951296 0415951305 9780415951302
OCLC Number: 56559308
Description: xiii, 248 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Planning for the unplanned --
Opportunity strikes --
Successful planning in Mexico City --
Successful planning in Los Angeles --
When planning institutions fail --
Routines, comparisons, and future directions.
Responsibility: Aseem Inam.
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"Inam's argument re-directs disaster planning, turning it from an 'exceptional case' to a process inherent in 'everyday' planning and policymaking." - Robert A. Beauregard, Professor of Urban Policy, Read more...

 
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