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Sustainability in America"s cities

Matthew I. Slavin

Sustainability in America"s cities

creating the green metropolis

by Matthew I. Slavin

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Published by Island Press in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • City planning,
  • Case studies,
  • Urban ecology (Sociology),
  • Urban policy,
  • Sustainable development

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Matthew I. Slavin
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT243.U6 S87 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 285 p. :
    Number of Pages285
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25543864M
    ISBN 101597267414, 1597267422
    ISBN 109781597267410, 9781597267427
    LC Control Number2010044184
    OCLC/WorldCa674932980

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    A concise and accessible examination of sustainability in a range of contemporary contexts, from economic development to government policy. The word “sustainability” has been connected to everything from a certain kind of economic development to corporate promises about improved supply sourcing. But despite the apparent ubiquity of the term, the concept of sustainability has come to . Saving America's Cities is, at once, a new, wise and more balanced take on past efforts to save America's cities and a fascinating portrait of Ed Logue, a central figure in urban policy whose personal trajectory parallels the course of our debates over what works, and what doesn't. If you care about cities, you should read this book.


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The first is Sustainability in America’s Cities: Creating the Green Metropolis, which is edited by Matthew I. Slavin.

The book, published in Aprilwas sent to us by Island Press and includes a collection of case studies from cities across the country and first-hand insight into key sustainable strategies. Sustainability in America's Cities highlights how the nation's cities are solving conflicts between urban development and the environment, and reducing the impacts of climate change.

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