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Author Hodson, Mike.

Title World cities and climate change : producing urban ecological security / Mike Hodson and Simon Marvin
Published Maidenhead : Open University Press, [2010]


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 WATERFT  363.4525 Hod/Wca  AVAILABLE
Description xix, 160 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Series Issues in society
Issues in society.
Contents Part I. Theory, concepts and issues. The politics of governing cities, infrastructures and resource flows ; 'New' pressures : mediating cities, infrastructures and resource flows -- Part II. Urban responses. Rebundled urban network ecologies ; Secure urbanism and resilient infrastructure in world cities -- Part III. Implications, limits and alternatives. The 'metropolitanization' of ecological resources ; Conclusions : producing urban ecological security
Summary Relationships between cities and energy, water, waste and transport networks are changing. This book argues that this is not something that is happening naturally but is the product of social, economic, political and spatial processes and that these changes have profound implications for the shape of contemporary and future cities
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject City planning -- Climatic factors.
City planning -- Environmental aspects.
Climatic changes.
Climatic changes -- Government policy.
Urban climatology.
Urban ecology (Sociology)
Author Marvin, Simon, 1963-
ISBN 0335237290 (hbk.)
0335237304 (paperback)
9780335237296 (hbk.)
9780335237302 (paperback)