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Contemporary urban ecology

Brian Joe Lobley Berry

Contemporary urban ecology

by Brian Joe Lobley Berry

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology, Urban.,
  • Urban ecology.,
  • Cities and towns -- Growth.,
  • Urbanization.,
  • Metropolitan areas.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBrian J. L. Berry, John D. Kasarda.
    ContributionsKasarda, John D., joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT151 .B4338
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 497 p. :
    Number of Pages497
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4878919M
    ISBN 100023090502
    LC Control Number76006862

    In the Nature of Cities In the Nature of Cities engages with the long overdue task of re-inserting questions of nature and ecology into the urban debate. This path-breaking collection charts the terrain of urban political ecology, and untangles the economic, political, social and ecological processes that form contemporary urban landscapes. This book answers this call, exploring the contemporary discourse surrounding urban rights— the right to the city —and presents a selection of new essays on social ecology.

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