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Urban sustainability : a global perspective / edited by Igor Vojnovic
East Lansing : Michigan State University Press, c2013
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  HT241 .U7275 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Urban ecology (Sociology)
Sustainable urban development
City planning -- Environmental aspects
Physical Description xxvii, 685 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 26 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references
Contents Foreword / Harm de Blij -- Overview / Jeb Brugman -- Advancing toward urban sustainability : the pursuit of equity / Igor Vojnovic -- Urban environmental management in Shanghai : a multiscale perspective / Wei Tu, Daniel Sui, Weichun Ma -- The urban expansion and sustainability challenge of cities in China's West : the case of Urumqi / Jiaguo Qi, Peilei Fan, Xi Chen -- Sustainable manufacturing in Nagoya : exploring the dynamics of Japan's competitive advantage / Ronald Kalafsky -- The sufficiency economy, sustainable development, and agricultural towns in Thailand : the case of Nang Rong / Pariwate Varnakovida, Joseph Messina -- Deconcentration in the Tel Aviv metropolitan area : governance, markets, and the quest for sustainability / Eran Razin -- The crisis of consociational democracy in Beirut : conflict transformation and sustainability through electoral reform / Imad Salamey -- Segmentation and enclavization in urban development : the sustainable city in India / Darshini Mahadevia -- Urban sustainability and automobile dependence in an Australian context / Peter Newman, Jeffrey Kenworthy -- Urban sustainability rhetoric and neoliberal realities : Durban, a city in transition / Brij Maharaj, Sultan Khan -- Residential marginality, erasure, and intractability in Addis Ababa / Assefa Mehretu, Tegegne Gebre-Egziabher -- Water provision for and by the Peri-urban poor : public-community partnerships or citizens coproduction? / Adriana Allen -- Economic reorganization, social transformation, and urban sustainability in Argentina : the case of metropolitan Buenos Aires / Ricardo Gomez-Insausti, Analia S. Conte -- Urban renewal, Favelas, and Guanabara Bay : environmental justice and sustainability in Rio de Janeiro / Brian J. Godfrey -- Neoliberal restructuring, poverty, and urban sustainability in Kingston, Jamaica / Beverley Mullings -- Housing and urban sustainability : a Los Angeles case study / Victoria Basolo -- The colors that shaped a city : the role of racial and class tensions in inhibiting urban sustainability, the Detroit context / Igor Vojnovic, Joe T. Darden -- The role of ethnicity and race in supporting sustainable urban environments / June Manning Thomas -- Recent planning and development in Toronto : moving toward a smart growth? / Pierre Filion -- Planning for sustainable development in Montreal : a qualified success / Raphaël Fischler, Jeanne M. Wolfe -- Oil for food : energy, equity, and evolution of urban supermarket locations : an Edmonton, Alberta, case study / Nairne Cameron, Karen E. Smoyer-Tomic, Vladimir Yasenovskiy, Carl Amrhein -- Green sustainable Øresund Region : or eco-branding Copenhagen and Malmö? / Stefan Anderberg, Eric Clark -- Urban sustainability in the United Kingdom / Michael Pacione -- Sustainable development in Portugal : an analysis of Lisbon and Porto / Carlos Balsas -- Sustainable development in traditional harbor communities : the case of Genoa and Naples / Giovanna Codato, Zenia Kotval, Elena Franco
Alternate Author Vojnovic, Igor

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