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Title Urban crisis : culture and the sustainability of cities / edited by M. Nadarajah and Ann Tomoko Yamamoto
Published Tokyo ; New York : United Nations University Press, [2007]
©2007
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 244 pages) : illustrations
Contents Culture in sustainability of cities I -- Introduction / M. Nadarajah and Ann Tomoko Yamamoto -- Cultural frameworks / Ratna S.J.B. Rana and Awais L. Piracha -- Voices I -- Four Asian case studies -- Introduction -- Transforming cultural heritage into sustainable future: a case study of Patan, Nepal / Sudarshan Raj Tiwari -- Culture of sustainability: multicultural reality and sustainable localism -- a case study of Penang (George Town), Malaysia / M. Nadarajah -- Creating cultural identity for sustainability: a case study of Cheongju, Korea / Sang-Chuel Choe -- Towards an urban cultural mode of production: a case study of Kanazawa, Japan, I / Masayuki Sasaki -- Sustainability in a traditional castle city: a case study of Kanazawa, Japan, II / Shigekasu Kusune -- Common themes and differences: approaches to culture in sustainability of cities / M. Nadarajah -- Culture in sustainability of cities II -- Approaches to cultural indicators / Sang-Chuel Choe, Peter J. Marcotullio, and Awais L. Piracha -- Voices II -- Conclusion / M. Nadarajah -- Appendix I: Organizations working on sustainable urbanization issues (with a web presence) -- Index -- List of tables and figures
Notes "UNU-IAS; Ishikawa International Cooperation Research Centre"--Preliminary page
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Urban ecology (Sociology) -- Case studies.
Urbanization -- Environmental aspects -- Case studies.
Sociology, Urban.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Nadarajah, M.
Yamamoto, Ann Tomoko.
Institute of Advanced Studies.
Ishikawa International Cooperation Research Centre.
LC no. 2006032567
ISBN 9781435641181 (electronic bk.)
1435641183 (electronic bk.)