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State of the World's Cities 2010/2011: Bridging the Urban Divide

Un-habitat - Political Science - 2010 - 220 pages
One billion people worldwide live in slums and that figure is predicted to reach 2 billion by 2030. This new volume from UN-HABITAT unpacks the complex social and economic ...
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The State of the World's Cities, 2001

Cities and towns - 2001 - 125 pages
The State of the World's Cities is the first in-depth attempt to monitor, analyze and report on the realities faced by urban populations around the world. It explores a range ...
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The Challenge of Urban Government: Policies and Practices

Mila Freire, Richard E. Stren - Social Science - 2001 - 442 pages
Cities and towns are vital for the development of economic systems and social organisations. However, cities face tremendous challenges. They have to simultaneously attract ...
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A Home in the City

Pietro Garau, Elliott Sclar, Gabriella Y. Carolini - Business & Economics - 2005 - 158 pages
More than 900 million people currently live in urban slums and the number is growing as rapid urbanization continues in the developing world. A Home in the City urges countries ...
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Environment and the City

Joe Ravetz, Clive George, Joe Howe, Peter W. Roberts - Political Science - 2004 - 288 pages
For the first time at the beginning of the twenty-first century, urban dwellers outnumber rural residents and this trend is set to continue. Consequently one of the most ...
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The New Global Frontier: Urbanization, Poverty and Environment in the 21st ...

George Martine - Architecture - 2012 - 400 pages
The worlds developing countries will be experiencing massive increases in their urban populations over the 21st century. If managed intelligently and humanely, this growth can ...
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