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Cities

Author: John Lorinc
Publisher: Toronto [Ont.] : Groundwood, 2008
Series: Groundwork guides.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Cities have always been the incubators of new ideas, economic innovation, and social reform. But recent demands and expectations placed on cities and their citizens are unprecedented: everything from chronic poverty and homelessness to massive energy consumption and nonstop suburban sprawl. In this timely book, cities specialist John Lorinc considers the enormous implications of the worldwide mass migration away  Read more...
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Lorinc, John, 1963-
Cities.
Toronto, Ont. : Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press ; Berkeley, CA : Publishers Group West, 2008
(OCoLC)191759641
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Lorinc
ISBN: 9781554980093 1554980097
OCLC Number: 632165855
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (144 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: The urban century --
Urban forms and functions --
Sprawl happens --
Enviornment and energy --
Cities and transportation --
Urban poverty --
Crime, epidemics and terrorism --
Cities timeline.
Series Title: Groundwork guides.
Responsibility: John Lorinc.
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Cities have always been the incubators of new ideas, economic innovation, and social reform. But recent demands and expectations placed on cities and their citizens are unprecedented: everything from chronic poverty and homelessness to massive energy consumption and nonstop suburban sprawl. In this timely book, cities specialist John Lorinc considers the enormous implications of the worldwide mass migration away from rural regions. He shows how solutions can emerge from neighborhoods and dynamic networks linking communities to governments and the broader urban world. Beyond the search for bett.

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