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Cities and Urban Life (4th Edition)

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Published by Prentice Hall .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Urban communities,
  • Public Policy - Regional Planning,
  • New Towns Design And Planning,
  • Urban Sociology,
  • Political Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Textbooks,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Sociology, Urban,
  • Sociology - Urban,
  • Social Science / Sociology / General,
  • History,
  • Cities and towns

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages512
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9294163M
    ISBN 100132260409
    ISBN 109780132260404

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Jane Jacobs OC OOnt (née Butzner; 4 May – 25 April ) was an American-Canadian journalist, author, and activist who influenced urban studies, sociology, and book The Death and Life of Great American Cities () argued that "urban renewal"/"slum clearance" did not respect the needs of city-dwellers.

Jacobs organized grassroots efforts to protect Awards: OC, OOnt, Vincent Scully Prize, National. “In Cities and Society the nation’s leading urban scholars tell us why cities are in the condition they are in, and what our options are for making them better places in which all groups can live, work, and play.”Gregory D.

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