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The intercultural city : planning for diversity advantage

Author: Phil Wood; Charles Landry
Publisher: London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2008.
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'This book reminds us - with both proof and passion - that there can be no truly creative or competitive cities without first having curiosity compassion conviviality and cooperation.' Richard Florida author of The Rise of the Creative Class 'A much-needed addition to the literature.' Kathy Pain director of Globalization and World Cities Spatial Planning Unit Loughborough University In a world of increasing mobility  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wood, Phil, 1959-
Intercultural city.
London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2008
(DLC) 2007034784
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Phil Wood; Charles Landry
ISBN: 9781849773089 1849773084 1844074366 1844074374 9781844074365 9781844074372 9781136553509 1136553509 9781435616202 1435616200 1281190977 9781281190970 9781136553455 1136553452 9781136553493 1136553495 9786611190972 661119097X 6000001975 9786000001971
OCLC Number: 186256562
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 368 pages, 20 unnumbered pages of plates) : color illustrations
Contents: Introduction : setting the scene --
The urge to define, sort and categorize --
The context of diversity --
Living apart : segregation --
Living together then : a short history of urban encounter --
Living together now : modern zones of encounter --
Diversity advantage : the benefits of cross-cultural interaction --
The city through an intercultural lens --
A new intercultural citizenship --
Indicators of openness and interculturalism --
Conclusions : the ecology of the new civics.
Responsibility: Phil Wood and Charles Landry.
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In a world of increasing mobility, how people of different cultures live together is a key issue of our age, especially for those responsible for planning and running cities. This book analyzes the  Read more...


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