The lure of the city : from slums to suburbs /

Short, accessibly written essays make the case for cities, arguing that the metropolitan mindset is essential to the struggle for human liberation.

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Other Authors / Creators:Williams, Austin, editor.
Donald, Alastair, editor.
Format: eBook Electronic
Language:English
Imprint: London : Pluto Press, 2011.
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520 |a Short, accessibly written essays make the case for cities, arguing that the metropolitan mindset is essential to the struggle for human liberation. 
505 0 |a Introduction : The paradoxical city / Alastair Donald -- The dynamic city : citizens make cities / Alan Hudson -- The emerging city : Africa's metropolitan mindset / Alastair Donald -- The crowded city : people on the move / Patrick Hayes -- The planned city : make no little plans / Michael Owens -- The historic city : false urban memory syndrome / Steve Nash and Austin Williams -- The sanitised city : if you've done nothing wrong ... / Tony Pierce and Austin Williams -- The eco-city : utopia, then and now / Austin Williams -- The visionary city : things will endure less than us / Austin Williams and Karl Sharro -- Conclusion : The civilised city / Austin Williams. 
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