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Authors: Natural Disasters Roundtable, National Research Council
Source: www.nap.edu
Keywords: burn, january, washington, fire, urban, summary, forum, wildland
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Download free ebook: To Burn Or Not To Burn: Summary Of The Forum On Urban/wildland Fire, January 26, 2001, Washington, Dc......
ISBN: 0833012320, 9780833012326
Author: Gordon Mccormick
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: shining, path, campaign, urban, cities, sierra
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The current insurgency in Peru is an expression of a larger, historically based conflict between the traditional societies of the sierra and the modern, Spanish-speaking culture of the coastal plain. This dichotomy, which began with the Spanish conquest, has played a powerful role in shaping modern Peruvian history, ensuring that even under central government, Peru has remained culturally divided.......
ISBN: 0821372114, 9780821372111
Author: Shahid Yusuf
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Keywords: policies, strategies, consequences, urbanizes, china
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Publisher: World Bank PublicationsPublished Time: World Bank PublicationsPages: 230The key challenges facing China in the next two decades derive from the ongoing process of urbanization. China's urbanization rate in 2005 was about 43%. Over the next 10-15 years, it is expected to rise to well over 50%, adding an additional 200 million mainly rural migrants to the current urban population of 560 m......
ISBN: 9089640509, 9789089640505
Author: Nieuwenhuyze, Inge Van
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Keywords: strategies, survival, documentation, mobility, migrants, senegambian, europe, urban, labour, markets, getting
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Author(s):Nieuwenhuyze, Inge VanPublisher:Amsterdam University Press, AmsterdamPublished:2008Subjects:Society and social sciences, Politics and governmentSociety and social sciences, Sociology and anthropologyAbstract:This book examines two major social changes experienced by European cities in the last two decades: post-industrial economic restructuring and new immigration flows. The link betw......
ISBN: 0520081056, 9780520081055
Authors: Wayne Attoe, Donn Logan
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Keywords: design, cities, catalysts, architecture, urban, american
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American Urban Architecture: Catalysts in the Design of Citiesby Wayne Attoe, Donn LoganPublisher: University of California Press 1992ISBN/ASIN: 0520081056ISBN-13: 9780520081055Number of pages: 208Description:Conceiving of urban design in terms of architectural actions and reactions, Attoe and Logan propose a theory of "catalytic architecture" better suited to specifically American circumstances t......
Author: George A. Hoffman
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: facilities, parking, highways, underground, urban
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An examination of the possibilities for high-volume automotive transportation in the central city by deep underground tunnels and parking areas. The costs of conventional urban surface highways and of underground highways are presented. One interpretation of the data is that before the end of this century, if trends continue, it might be cheaper in many cities to move and park cars underground. So......
ISBN: 9264076115, 9789264076112
Author: Oecd Publishing
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Keywords: reviews, territorial, oecd, yellow, region, pan, sea, urban, trans, border, operation
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The Pan Yellow Sea Region (PYSR) covers the coasts of Northern China (Bohai Rim), western and southern Korea and south-western Japan (Kyushu). It has been one of the fastest growing economic zones in East Asia since China’s opening in the early 1990s,thanks tothe region’s extensive manufacturing and transportation networks. Development has beendriven by cities such as Dalian, Qingdao and Tianj......
ISBN: 0309034396, 9780309034395
Authors: Committee On National Urban Policy, National Research Council
Source: www.nap.edu
Keywords: infrastructure, urban, perspectives
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In this provocative volume, distinguished authorities on urban policy expose the myths surrounding today's "infrastructure crisis" in urban public works. Five in-depth papers examine the evolution of the public works system, the limitations of urban needs studies, the financing of public works projects, the impact of politics, and how technology is affecting the types of infrastructures needed for......
ISBN: 9053568468, 9789053568460
Author: Godfried Engbersen
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Keywords: unemployment, poverty, urban, comparative, cultures, term
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Publisher: Amsterdam University PressPublished Time: Amsterdam University PressPages: 293In the 1980s a team of Dutch sociologists conducted a study on the daily life of unemployed in the Netherlands. They were inspired by the classical work Marienthal: the Sociology of an Unemployed Community first published in 1933. The authors conducted three neighborhood studies to analyze the social behavior ......
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