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Author Brugmann, Jeb, 1957-

Title Welcome to the urban revolution : how cities are changing the world / Jeb Brugmann.

Publication Info. New York : Bloomsbury Press, 2009.


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 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Nonfiction  307.76 BRUGMANN    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  307.116 BRUGMANN    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  307.1 BR    Check Shelf
Edition First U.S. edition.
Description x, 342 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-330) and index.
Contents The urban revolution. Look again: a view from the expanding edge of the global city -- The improbable life of an urban patch: deciphering the hidden logic of global urban growth -- The great migration: the rise of homo urbanis -- Anatomy of urban revolution: the inevitable democracy of the city -- The tyrants' demise: the irrepressible economics of urban association -- What we can learn from the way that migrants build their cities: buildings, city models, and citysystems -- The city adrift. The final phase: two billion new city dwellers in search of a new urbanism -- Cities of crisis: sources of global vulnerability -- Great opportunities cities: stuck in negotiation -- A planet transformed: urban ecosystem or global dystopia? -- Strategy for an urban planet. The strategic city: from global burden to global solution -- Designing the ecosystem: a new city rises on the Serra do Mar plateau -- Building local culture: reclaiming the streets of GrĂ cia District, Barcelona -- Governing the entrepreneurial city: local markets and the resurgence of Chicago -- Cocreating the citysystem: toward a world of urban regimes.
Subject Urbanization.
Cities and towns -- Growth.
City planning.
Urban policy.
ISBN 9781596915664 alkaline paper
1596915668 alkaline paper
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