The Resource World cities : achieving liveability and vibrancy, editors, Ooi Giok Ling, Belinda Yeun

World cities : achieving liveability and vibrancy, editors, Ooi Giok Ling, Belinda Yeun

Label
World cities : achieving liveability and vibrancy
Title
World cities
Title remainder
achieving liveability and vibrancy
Statement of responsibility
editors, Ooi Giok Ling, Belinda Yeun
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The book focuses on the major challenges that world cities are facing in such key areas such as governance, social inclusiveness, infrastructural development, financial solvency as well as environmental and ecological sustainability. Based on case studies from cities in North America, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific, top academics, professionals and policymakers from the world over presents their views on how to best strike the balance between growth and sutainability
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
307.76
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HT107
LC item number
.W66 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
World cities : achieving liveability and vibrancy, editors, Ooi Giok Ling, Belinda Yeun
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: world cities -- challenges of liveability, sustainability and vibrancy / Belinda Yuen and Giok Ling Ooi -- Good governance: sustainability and the city / Giok Ling Ooi -- Well-being creates vibrant cities / Thai Ker Liu -- The age of the city: the challenge for creative cities / Peter Hall -- Integrated sustainable waste management / Anne Scheinberg -- Transportation for liveable cities: problems, obstacles and successful solutions / Vukan R. Vuchic -- Biodiversity in sustainable cities / Loke Ming Chou -- Liveable cities / Andrew Tan -- Collaboration between the public and private sectors for urban development / Sock-Yong Phang -- Sustainability in the built environment / Chye Kiang Heng and Ji Zhang -- Sustaining cities with climate change: is there a future for human livelihoods? / Victor R. Savage -- Financing environmental infrastructure / Ursula Schaefer-Preuss -- Achieving inclusive and sustainable growth: the role of cities and urbanisation / Emiel A. Weelin and Michael Lindfield -- Cities and happiness in environmental goods / Euston Quah and Qiyan Ong -- Conclusion: world cities -- towards a liveable, sustainable and vibrant future? / Giok Ling Ooi and Belinda Yuen
Control code
ocn696312565
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 324 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789814280730
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b25068416
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)696312565
  • pebcs9814280739

Library Locations

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