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The social sustainability of cities

diversity and the management of change

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Published by University of Toronto Press in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology, Urban,
  • Cities and towns -- Growth

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Mario Polèse and Richard Stren.
    ContributionsPolèse, Mario, 1943-, Stren, Richard E.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT153 .S62 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 334 p. :
    Number of Pages334
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6807809M
    ISBN 10080204767X, 080208320X
    LC Control Number00272800

    16 THE INEOS SUSTAINABILITY BOOK SUSTAINABILITY AT INEOS 17 Sustainability at INEOS CAPTURING EXISTING EXPERTISE AND SHARING BEST PRACTICE: We believe that a lot can be achieved if we all put our resources and knowledge together. Since , we have a group-wide network that operates across businesses for all carbon and energy-related matters. Social sustainability and urban form: Evidence from five British cities Article (PDF Available) in Environment and Planning A 41(9) September .

    Circles of Social Life is an approach that guides engaged and collaborative practice in making our cities, locales and organizations more sustainable, resilient, adaptable and liveable. As part of this overall approach Circles of Sustainability provides practical tools for creating sustainable cities and communities. For example, instead of designating a pre-given set of indicators, the. Cities are where we build our most ambitious and symbolic structures, where we come together to share experiences and exchange capital, goods and ideas, and where we go in search of a better life. They will also be ground zero for the collision of economic, environmental and social imperatives that define sustainability. Cities therefore provide.

    Urban regeneration is a key focus for public policy throughout Europe. This book examines social sustainability and analyses its meaning and significance – an area of research which has, until now, been comparatively neglected. The authors offer a comprehensive European perspective to identify best practice in sustainable urban regeneration in five major cities in Spain, Italy, Netherlands.   Sustainability and Cities will serve as a source of both learning and inspiration for those seeking to create more sustainable cities, and is an important book for practitioners, researchers, and students in the fields of planning, geography, and public : $


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