Triumph of the City

Author: Edward Glaeser
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101475676
Release Date: 2011-02-10
Genre: Social Science
In this revelatory book, Edward Glaeser, a leading urban economist, declares that cities are actually the healthiest, greenest, and richest (in both cultural and economic terms) places to live.

Triumph of the City

Author: Edward Glaeser
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 9780230758926
Release Date: 2011-03-18
Genre: Business & Economics
'A masterpiece' Steven D. Levitt, co-author of Freakonomics 'A brilliant read: persuasive and provocative' Time Out 'Replete with lightly borne learning, this is a tremendous book' Bryan Appleyard, Literary Review 'Fascinating' Sunday ...

Triumph of the City

Author: Edward Glaeser
Publisher: Pan
ISBN: 9781743348956
Release Date: 2011-03-21
Genre: Business & Economics
Understanding the modern city and the powerful forces within it is the life's work of Harvard urban economist Edward Glaeser, who at forty is hailed as one of the world's most exciting urban thinkers.

If Mayors Ruled the World

Author: Benjamin R. Barber
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300164671
Release Date: 2013-11-05
Genre: Political Science
The book features profiles of a dozen mayors around the world, making a persuasive case that the city is democracy's best hope in a globalizing world, and that great mayors are already proving that this is so"--

Keys to the City

Author: Michael Storper
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9781400846269
Release Date: 2013-07-21
Genre: Business & Economics
The book explores how these contexts operate and how they interact, leading to developmental success in some regions and failure in others.

Happy City Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design

Author: Charles Montgomery
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 9781429969536
Release Date: 2013-11-12
Genre: Political Science
The award-winning journalist Charles Montgomery finds answers to such questions at the intersection between urban design and the emerging science of happiness, and during an exhilarating journey through some of the world's most dynamic ...

Rethinking the American City

Author: Miles Orvell
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 9780812245615
Release Date: 2013-11-01
Genre: Architecture
Rethinking the American City brings together leading scholars from a range of disciplines to examine an array of topics that illuminate the past, present, and future of cities.

Technology and the Resilience of Metropolitan Regions

Author: Michael A. Pagano
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 9780252097140
Release Date: 2015-04-30
Genre: Political Science
Bruce Katz and Jennifer Bradley, The Metropolitan Revolution: How Cities and
Metros Are Fixing Our Broken Politics and ... Triumph of the City: How Our
Greatest Invention Makes Us Richer, Smarter, Greener, Healthier and Happier (
New ...

The Locavore s Dilemma

Author: Pierre Desrochers
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781586489410
Release Date: 2012-06-05
Genre: Social Science
2009. The Wealth and Poverty of Regions. Why Cities Matter. University of
Chicago Press, p. 139. See also Edward Glaeser. 2011. Triumph of the City. How
our Greatest Invention Makes Us Richer, Smarter, Greener, Healthier, and

Time and Again

Author: Jack Finney
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781439144770
Release Date: 2014-03-03
Genre: Fiction
Now with masterfully restored original artwork, lovers of time travel, romance, and adventure can rediscover Time and Again, the beloved classic hailed as “THE great time-travel story” by Stephen King, author of 11/22/63, and praised as ...

The Guide to Greening Cities

Author: Sadhu Aufochs Johnston
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 9781610915045
Release Date: 2013-10-01
Genre: Political Science
In The Guide to Greening Cities, seasoned green city leaders Sadhu Johnston, Steven Nicholas, and Julia Parzen use success stories from across North America to show how to turn a green city agenda into reality.The Guide to Greening Cities ...