Cities around the World: Struggles and Solutions to Urban Life [2 volumes]

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Jing Luoeditor

Jing Luo is professor at Bloomsburg University in Pennsylvania. His research areas include urban studies, China's economic and political transition, and linguistics.

Cities around the World: Struggles and Solutions to Urban Life [2 volumes]

20190731

ABC-CLIO

Pages 680
Topics Employment and Jobs in Lagos, Nigeria;Energy and Sustainability in Mumbai, India;Green Spaces in Paris, France;Housing and Infrastructure in Caracas, Venezuela;Migration and Demographics in Los Angeles, United States;Pollution in Baku, Azerbaijan;Schools in Bamako, Mali

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Cities around the World: Struggles and Solutions to Urban Life [2 volumes]

Author(s): Jing Luo, Editor
Contributors: Luo, Jing;
Abstract:

This two-volume set offers a comprehensive overview of major challenges faced by cities worldwide in the 21st century, and how cities in different geographic, economic, and political conditions are finding solutions to them.


• Offers students more than a simple A–Z encyclopedia of the world's major cities by delving deep into the issues that these urban centers face

• Includes approximately 100 entries on a multitude of issues in a variety of cities around the world, from Abu Dhabi to Zurich

• Includes photographs to help to illuminate and provide visual support to the text

• Features entries written by more than 30 scholars with backgrounds in a variety of disciplines, contributing to a well-rounded, comprehensive text

Editor(s): Luo, Jing;
SortTitle: cities around the world: struggles and solutions to urban life [2 volumes]
Keyword(s): Employment and Jobs in Lagos, Nigeria; Energy and Sustainability in Mumbai, India; Green Spaces in Paris, France; Housing and Infrastructure in Caracas, Venezuela; Migration and Demographics in Los Angeles, United States; Pollution in Baku, Azerbaijan; Schools in Bamako, Mali
Author Info:
Jing Luoeditor

Jing Luo is professor at Bloomsburg University in Pennsylvania. His research areas include urban studies, China's economic and political transition, and linguistics.

eISBN-13: 9781440853869
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Print ISBN-13: 9781440853852
Imprint: ABC-CLIO
Pages: 680
Publication Date: 20190731