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Imagining Seattle : social values in urban governance

Author: Serin D Houston
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2019]
Series: Our sustainable future.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Imagining Seattle is a study of social values in urban governance and the relationship of environmentalism, race relations, and economic growth in contemporary Seattle"--
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Serin D Houston
ISBN: 9780803248755 080324875X
OCLC Number: 1063749029
Description: xvi, 248 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Seattle, "The city of" --
Urban ambitions and anxieties: the quest for world-class status --
Exclusive inclusion: choosing sustainability and being green --
People, products, and processes: creativity as economic development --
Unsettling whiteness: the Race and Social Justice Initiative and institutional change --
Conclusion: "The city lives in us."
Series Title: Our sustainable future.
Responsibility: Serin D. Houston.

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