Urban Environmentalism: Global Change and the Mediation of Local Conflict
Looks at how environmental issues have shaped the development of cities, examining the political, social and economic factors at play on both an international and a local scale.
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into the twentyfirst century
Chapter 2 Urban environmental agendas
Chapter 3 The environment and postmodern spatial consciousness
Chapter 4 Discourse power and the environment as urban ideology
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