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Cities Fit for People

  • Publication date: July 1997
  • Page count: 520
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 97.III.B.12

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Cities Fit for People is a remarkable book that presents the thinking of 46 distinguished national and international policy makers, academics, urbanists and leaders of public and private enterprises and the media. With numerous case studies it: examines the impact of rapid urbanization and the globalization process on the lives of people all over the world; looks at the new challenges facing citizens and the sustainability of the cities; focuses on the issues of poverty, gender, employment, culture and values in the cities; considers questions related to governance, including the relationship among the state, society and individuals; studies the need for more effective local governance, partnership and participation in decision-making and explores the impact of new technologies.