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Lifeboat cities

Author: Brendan Gleeson
Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. : University of New South Wales Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Today we find ourselves exhausted and depleted by natural and economic disruption. Worse, we face more of the same but on a greater, even more frightening scale. Hopeful and provocative, this book considers the principal social and ecological threats facing Australia, and outlines ways in which these crises need to be confronted and addressed. Brendan Gleeson wants to rouse us and his book makes a big statement  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Gleeson, Brendan, 1964-
Lifeboat cities.
Sydney, N.S.W. : University of New South Wales Press, 2010
(OCoLC)528530247
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brendan Gleeson
ISBN: 9781742231259 174223125X 9781742240046 1742240046
OCLC Number: 701095626
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (206 pages)
Contents: 1. A new Australia here --
Coming Through Slaughter --
2. 'Fire in the heavens' --
3. Cities on the edge --
4. A crisis of underconsumption --
5. A crisis of overproduction --
6. Children of the self-absorbed --
Learning to See the Earth --
7. A crumbling empire --
8. The urban vortex --
9. The guardian state --
10. Lifeboat cities --
11. Lining up for change --
To the Next World --
12. To love freedom --
13. Freedom to love --
14. The good city.
Responsibility: Brendan Gleeson.

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Today we find ourselves exhausted and depleted by natural and economic disruption. Worse, we face more of the same but on a greater, even more frightening scale. Hopeful and provocative, this book  Read more...

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