Heat Wave

Author: Eric Klinenberg
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022627621X
Size: 46.86 MB
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For the Second Edition Klinenberg has added a new Preface showing how climate change has made extreme weather events in urban centers a major challenge for cities and nations across our planet, one that will require commitment to climate ...

Heat Wave

Author: Eric Klinenberg
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226443225
Size: 37.40 MB
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Why heat waves are such a quiet menace and how social conditions contributed to more than 700 deaths during a week-long wave of unprecedented heat and humidity in Chicago in 1995 are the focus of "Heat Wave" written by sociologist ...

Heat Wave

Author: Eric Klinenberg
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226276182
Size: 78.64 MB
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For the Second Edition Klinenberg has added a new Preface showing how climate change has made extreme weather events in urban centers a major challenge for cities and nations across our planet, one that will require commitment to climate ...

Fighting For Air

Author: Eric Klinenberg
Publisher: Metropolitan Books
ISBN: 9781429923606
Size: 41.74 MB
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Opening with the story of the Minot tragedy, Eric Klinenberg's Fighting for Air takes us into the world of preprogrammed radio shows, empty television news stations, and copycat newspapers to show how corporate ownership and control of ...

Going Solo

Author: Eric Klinenberg
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101559802
Size: 72.13 MB
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In GOING SOLO, renowned sociologist and author Eric Klinenberg proves that these numbers are more than just a passing trend.

Dark Age Ahead

Author: Jane Jacobs
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307425452
Size: 76.67 MB
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In this indispensable book, urban visionary Jane Jacobs argues that as agrarianism gives way to a technology-based future, we’re at risk of cultural collapse.

Fatal Isolation

Author: Richard C. Keller
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022625111X
Size: 64.14 MB
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"Chasing Ghosts" tells the stories of these victims and the catastrophe that took their lives.

There Is No Such Thing As A Natural Disaster

Author: Gregory Squires
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136084827
Size: 77.30 MB
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The book covers the response to the disaster and the roles that race and class played, its impact on housing and redevelopment, the historical context of urban disasters in America and the future of economic development in the region.

The Cultural Politics Of Markets

Author: Katharine N. Rankin
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 9780802086983
Size: 59.92 MB
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The Cultural Politics of Markets makes a clear case for a strategic merger between anthropological and planning perspectives in thinking about the issue of market transformation.

Mothers Of Heroes And Martyrs

Author: Lorraine Bayard de Volo
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801867644
Size: 40.99 MB
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Founded during the Nicaraguan revolution, the Mothers of Heroes and Martyrs of Matagalpa comprises women who supported the revolution but did not carry guns. The author focuses on the group to explore 'maternal identity politics'.