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why are we here

Mike Davis - Self-Help - 2012 - 54 pages
Improving yourself, life experiences, and few poems and of the Mayan calender will we live past 2012? read my book to find ou
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Hunting Men: The Career of an Oregon State Police Detective

Mike Davis - Biography & Autobiography - 2014
Mike Davis grew up in eastern Oregon riding dirt bikes, hunting, fishing, and attempting to avoid the Oregon State Police. It was not until after a stint in the US Marines ...
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The Challenge of Slums: Global Report on Human Settlements 2003

United Nations Human Settlements Programme, - Political Science - 2012 - 344 pages
The Challenge of Slums presents the first global assessment of slums, emphasizing their problems and prospects. Using a newly formulated operational definition of slums, it ...
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The Real Population Bomb: Megacities, Global Security & the Map of the Future

P. H. Liotta, James F. Miskel - Political Science - 2012 - 250 pages
Through penetrating analysis and vivid narratives, the authors give us a stark and alarming portrait of how major urban centres in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and South ...
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Uniting a Divided City: Governance and Social Exclusion in Johannesburg

Jo Beall, Owen Crankshaw, Susan Parnell - Architecture - 2014 - 254 pages
For many, Johannesburg resembles the imagined spectre of the urban future. Global anxieties about catastrophic urban explosion, social fracture, environmental degradation ...
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Cities and Development

Jo Beall, Sean Fox - Science - 2009 - 288 pages
By 2030 more than sixty percent of the world's population will live in urban areas, with most of the world’s population growth over the next twenty-five years being absorbed by ...
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State of the World's Cities 2010/11: Cities for All: Bridging the Urban Divide

UN-HABITAT, - Architecture - 2010 - 240 pages
The world's urban population now exceeds the world's rural population. What does this mean for the state of our cities, given the strain this global demographic shift is ...
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Rebel Cities: From the Right to the City to the Urban Revolution

David Harvey - Political Science - 2012 - 216 pages
Long before the Occupy movement, modern cities had already become the central sites of revolutionary politics, where the deeper currents of social and political change rise to ...
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Hollow Land: Israel's Architecture of Occupation

Eyal Weizman - Political Science - 2012 - 160 pages
In this journey from the deep subterranean spaces of the West Bank and Gaza to their militarized airspace, Eyal Weizman unravels Israel’s mechanisms of control and the ...
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Radical Cities: Across Latin America in Search of a New Architecture

Justin McGuirk - Political Science - 2014 - 288 pages
What makes the city of the future? How do you heal a divided city? In RADICAL CITIES, Justin McGuirk travels across Latin America in search of the activist architects, maverick ...
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