Heat Wave

Author: Eric Klinenberg
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226443225
Size: 73.39 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: 022627621X
Size: 12.53 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: 9780226276182
Size: 16.92 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: 45.60 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 ...

The Cultural Politics Of Markets

Author: Katharine N. Rankin
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 9780802086983
Size: 70.89 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.

Fatal Isolation

Author: Richard C. Keller
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022625111X
Size: 77.18 MB
Format: PDF
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"Chasing Ghosts" tells the stories of these victims and the catastrophe that took their lives.

The Disaster Profiteers

Author: John C. Mutter
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1466879416
Size: 67.91 MB
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As the specter of increasingly frequent and destructive natural disasters looms in our future, this book will ignite an essential conversation about what we can do now to create a safer, more just world for us all.

Dark Age Ahead

Author: Jane Jacobs
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307425452
Size: 61.46 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.

There Is No Such Thing As A Natural Disaster

Author: Gregory Squires
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136084827
Size: 36.54 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.