Welcome To The Urban Revolution: How Cities Are Changing The World

Hardcover | May 12, 2009

byJeb Brugmann

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In Welcome to the Urban Revolution, internationally recognized urbanist Jeb Brugmann turns traditional thinking about globalization on its head to show that the city isn't a backdrop to global change; it is a central driver of change—political, economic, social, and environmental. This powerful reappraisal of the global role of cities brilliantly synthesizes urban studies, economics, and sociology to show how cities create but can also help solve some of the 21st century's major challenges, including poverty, inequality, and environmental sustainability.

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In Welcome to the Urban Revolution, internationally recognized urbanist Jeb Brugmann turns traditional thinking about globalization on its head to show that the city isn't a backdrop to global change; it is a central driver of change—political, economic, social, and environmental. This powerful reappraisal of the global role of cities ...

Jeb Brugmann has developed strategies in over 50 countries to address the needs of cities and their roles in global change. He is a faculty member of the Cambridge University Programme for Industry and lives in Toronto.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:352 pages, 9.75 × 6.5 × 1.25 inPublished:May 12, 2009Publisher:Penguin CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0670068055

ISBN - 13:9780670068050

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