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Scaling urban environmental challenges : from local to global and back

Author: Peter Marcotullio; Gordon McGranahan
Publisher: London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2007.
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'Think globally, act locally' emphasizes the importance of scale in dealing with environmental challenges, but not how to factor it in. This book focuses on the spatial dimensions of urban  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Scaling urban environmental challenges.
London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2007
(DLC) 2006021887
(OCoLC)64966232
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Marcotullio; Gordon McGranahan
ISBN: 9781849772471 1849772479 9781429462273 1429462272
OCLC Number: 123416402
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 366 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Scaling the urban environmental challenge / Peter J. Marcotullio and Gordon McGranahan --
Urban transitions and the spatial displacement of environmental burdens / Gordon McGranahan --
Variations of urban environmental transitions : the experiences of rapidly developing Asia Pacific cities / Peter J. Marcotullio --
In pursuit of a healthy urban environment in low- and middle-income nations / David Satterthwaite --
Improving urban water and sanitation services : health, access and boundaries / Kristof Bostoen, Pete Kolsky and Caroline Hunt --
Poverty and the environmental health agenda in a low-income city : the case of the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area (GAMA), Ghana / Jacob Songsore and Gordon McGranahan --
Dynamics of growth and process of degenerated peripheralization in Delhi : an analysis of socio-economic segmentation and differentiation in micro-environment / Amitabh Kundu --
Motorization in rapidly developing cities / Yok-shiu F. Lee --
A comparative perspective on urban transport and emerging environmental problems in middle-income cities / Jeff Kenworthy and Craig Townsend --
Fixing environmental agendas in Mexico / Priscilla Connolly --
In pursuit of the sustainable city / Graham Haughton --
The metabolism of urban affluence : notes from the greater Manchester city-region / Joe Ravetz --
Locating the 'local agenda' : preserving public interest in the evolving urban world / Jeb Brugmann.
Responsibility: edited by Peter J. Marcotullio and Gordon McGranahan.

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