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Earth: A Tenant's Manual

Frank H. T. Rhodes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801478239
eISBN:
9780801466212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801478239.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

This book provides a sweeping, accessible, and deeply informed guide to the home we all share, showing us how we might best preserve the Earth's livability for ourselves and future generations. The ... More


Introduction: Looking for Agents of Urban Livability in a Globalized Political Economy

Peter Evans

in Livable Cities?: Urban Struggles for Livelihood and Sustainability

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230248
eISBN:
9780520935976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230248.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The politics of livelihood and sustainability in Third World cities has become the archetypal challenge of twenty-first-century governance. Facing this challenge requires a clear set of ideas ... More


Political Strategies for More Livable Cities: Lessons from Six Cases of Development and Political Transition

Peter Evans

in Livable Cities?: Urban Struggles for Livelihood and Sustainability

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230248
eISBN:
9780520935976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230248.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter evaluates findings of the six studies with respect to communities, NGOs, political parties, and states as actors in pursuit of livability. The influence of the global context of the ... More


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