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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Table of Contents:
  • 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.