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Livable Cities?

Urban Struggles for Livelihood and Sustainability

by Peter Evans

  • 168 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by University of California Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Development studies,
  • Human ecology,
  • Management of land & natural resources,
  • Urban communities,
  • Sociology,
  • Earth Sciences - Geology,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology - Urban,
  • Americas (North Central South West Indies),
  • History / Americas (North, Central, South, West Indies),
  • Case studies,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • Metropolitan areas,
  • Urbanization

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages290
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7711245M
    ISBN 100520230256
    ISBN 109780520230255

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    This book explores the linked issues of livelihood and ecological sustainability in major cities of the developing and transitional world. Livable Cities? identifies important strategies for collective solutions by showing how political alliances among local communities, nongovernmental organizations, and public agencies can help ordinary Cited by:   The scores were given on a scale of 1 to , the latter being ideal. Based on these scores, the least and the most livable places on the planet were decided. Let us now have a look at the Economist-listed most livable cities in the : Kushal Walia.


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