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Language: en
Pages: 166
Authors: John Gallagher
Categories: Social Science
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Why Detroit Matters
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Doucet, Brian
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-04-06 - Publisher: Policy Press

Detroit has come to symbolise deindustrialization and the challenges, and opportunities, it presents. As many cities struggle with urban decline, racial and ethnic tensions and the consequences of neoliberal governance and political fragmentation, Detroit’s relevance grows stronger. Why Detroit Matters bridges academic and non-academic responses to this extreme example of
Motor City Green
Language: en
Pages: 246
Authors: Joseph S. Cialdella
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-03-03 - Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press

Motor City Green is a history of green spaces in metropolitan Detroit from the late nineteenth- to early twenty-first century. The book focuses primarily on the history of gardens and parks in the city of Detroit and its suburbs in southeast Michigan. Cialdella argues Detroit residents used green space to
Revolution Detroit
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: John Gallagher
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-03-15 - Publisher: Wayne State University Press

After decades of suburban sprawl, job loss, and lack of regional government, Detroit has become a symbol of post-industrial distress and also one of the most complex urban environments in the world. In Revolution Detroit: Strategies for Urban Reinvention, John Gallagher argues that Detroit's experience can offer valuable lessons to
Sustainable food planning: evolving theory and practice
Language: en
Pages: 600
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Categories: Social Science
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Half the world's population is now urbanised and cities are assuming a larger role in debates about the security and sustainability of the global food system. Hence, planning for sustainable food production and consumption is becoming an increasingly important issue for planners, policymakers, designers, farmers, suppliers, activists, business and scientists