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Cities Fit for People

edited by Üner Kirdar
Format
Book; Government Document
Published
New York, NY : United Nations, 1997.
Language
English
ISBN
9211260728, 9789211260724
Contents
  • An agenda for making cities fit for people / Inge Kaul and Üner Kirdar
  • An urbanizing world / Wally N'Dow
  • A globalizing world / Mihály Simai
  • The urban challenge / Reino Hjerppe and Pii Elina Berghäll
  • In the midst of paradoxes : an urban Renaissance? / Louis Emmerij
  • Two worlds in one place / Michael A. Cohen
  • The transition period to the next millennium / Jorge Wilheim
  • Sustainable development and cities / Diana Mitlin and David Satterthwaite
  • Cities and citizens : their sustainability / Herbert Girardet
  • Sustainable financing / Sixto K. Roxas
  • The price of civilization and the dilemma of urbanization / Philip Allott
  • The culture of cities and citizens / Paul Streeten
  • From vernacularism to globalism / Nezar AlSayyad
  • Global common values / Deborah Moldow
  • The poor in town and country / Flora Lewis
  • -- Putting the poor at the center of urban strategies / Nancy Barry and Celina Kawas
  • The urban informal sector within a global economy / Gustav Ranis and Frances Stewart
  • The role of women citizens / Sylvia Chant
  • From women's perspective : globalization, economic growth, and social policies / Noeleen Heyzer
  • Women's participation in urban employment / Valentine M. Moghadam
  • The future of urban employment / Samir Radwan
  • Globalization and urban employment / Azizur Rahman Khan
  • The challenge of the informal city / Mariken Vaa
  • The state, the society, and individuals / Hazem El-Beblawi
  • The need for effective local governance / William Gorham and G. Thomas Kingley
  • Globalization and decentralization / Isabelle Hentic
  • Local governance : the South Asian scene / K.C. Siva Rama Krishnan
  • Citizens, new technologies, and ethics / Ilhan Tekeli
  • Cities, new technologies, and globalization / Fu-chen Lo
  • A new development paradigm : informatic technologies / Bernard Woods
  • Indicators for citizens / Felix Dodds
  • A success story of urban planning : Curitiba / Jonas Rabinovitch
  • The case of Costa Rica / Fernando Zumbado
  • A case of partnership from Asia : Bombay / Nasser Munjee
  • The case of China / Weiping Wu
  • The case of Accra / Nat Nuno-Amarteifio
  • Three stages of globalization : Mombasa / Ali A. Mazrui
  • The impact of transition : Hungary / Gyula Bora
  • Building blocks for a better world : from Vancouver to Istanbul / Üner Kirdar.
Description
xxi, 504 p. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references.
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