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The urban transformation

Elliott Sclar

The urban transformation

health, shelter and climate change

by Elliott Sclar

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Published by Routledge in Abingdon, Oxon, New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Urbanization,
  • Urban poor,
  • Urban ecology (Sociology),
  • City planning,
  • Environmental aspects,
  • Urban health,
  • Sustainable urban development

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Elliott D. Sclar, Nicole Volavka-Close and Peter Brown
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT241 .U7284 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25206310M
    ISBN 109781849712156, 9781849712163, 9780203107683
    LC Control Number2012003296

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