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Urban Development and Civil Society

The Role of Communities in Sustainable Cities

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Published by Earthscan Publications Ltd. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social groups & communities,
  • Urban & municipal planning,
  • Public Policy - City Planning & Urban Dev.,
  • Development - Economic Development,
  • Community,
  • Urban Sociology,
  • Sustainable development,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Engineering - Civil,
  • Business & Economics / Sustainable Development,
  • Citizen participation,
  • Sociology - Urban,
  • City planning,
  • Community development, Urban

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMichael Carley (Editor), Paul Jenkins (Editor), Harry Smith (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8981492M
    ISBN 101853837180
    ISBN 109781853837180


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