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Cities and crisis

Cities and crisis

Author: Josef W Konvitz
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Josef W Konvitz
ISBN: 9781526103970 1526103974 9781784996666 1784996661
OCLC Number: 1105423427
Description: 1 online resource (1 recurso electrónico.)
Contents: Cover ; Cities and crisis; Contents; Preface and acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction: the difference a crisis makes; PART I: If cities are like dynamos, why is the economy sputtering?; 1 We are where we are, but how did we get here?; 2 Housing and cities: toward what future?; 3 Infrastructure and innovation: new limits to growth; 4 Managing space better: the problem of shrinking cities and economies; 5 Jobs to people: livability, governance, and strategic planning; PART II: Making cities safer; 6 The vulnerability and resilience of cities. 7 Regulatory governance, risk, and the new security economiesPART III: Cities and paradigms for economic governance; 8 How the West overcomes crises, reduces risks, and copes with uncertainty; 9 Paradigms for economic governance: how cities grew bigger and better; 10 Cities and nation-states in the urban age: will inter-dependence reshape rules for the twenty-first century?; Index.
Responsibility: Josef W. Konvitz.


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