Heat Wave

Author: Eric Klinenberg
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022627621X
Size: 61.98 MB
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For the Second Edition Klinenberg has added a new Preface showing how climate change has made extreme weather events in urban centers a major challenge for cities and nations across our planet, one that will require commitment to climate ...

Heat Wave

Author: Eric Klinenberg
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226443225
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Why heat waves are such a quiet menace and how social conditions contributed to more than 700 deaths during a week-long wave of unprecedented heat and humidity in Chicago in 1995 are the focus of "Heat Wave" written by sociologist ...

Heat Wave

Author: Eric Klinenberg
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226443218
Size: 58.26 MB
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Through a combination of years of field work, extensive interviews, and archival research, Klinenberg brings to life the human catastrophe that was the 1995 Chicago heat wave. 35 halftones. 3 maps.

Fighting For Air

Author: Eric Klinenberg
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780805078190
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Sociologist Klinenberg takes us into the world of preprogrammed radio shows, empty television news studios, and copycat newspapers to show how corporate own

The Cultural Politics Of Markets

Author: Katharine N. Rankin
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 9780802086983
Size: 35.98 MB
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The Cultural Politics of Markets makes a clear case for a strategic merger between anthropological and planning perspectives in thinking about the issue of market transformation.

Dark Age Ahead

Author: Jane Jacobs
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307425452
Size: 27.42 MB
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In this indispensable book, urban visionary Jane Jacobs argues that as agrarianism gives way to a technology-based future, we’re at risk of cultural collapse.

There Is No Such Thing As A Natural Disaster

Author: Gregory Squires
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136084827
Size: 33.18 MB
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The book covers the response to the disaster and the roles that race and class played, its impact on housing and redevelopment, the historical context of urban disasters in America and the future of economic development in the region.

Going Solo

Author: Eric Klinenberg
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101559802
Size: 63.88 MB
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In GOING SOLO, renowned sociologist and author Eric Klinenberg proves that these numbers are more than just a passing trend.

Everything In Its Path

Author: Kai T. Erikson
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0671240676
Size: 60.41 MB
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Making extensive use of the words of the people themselves, Erikson details the conflicting tensions of mountain life in general—the tensions between individualism and dependency, self-assertion and resignation, self-centeredness and ...

A New Species Of Trouble

Author: Kai T. Erikson
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393313192
Size: 54.50 MB
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In the twentieth century, disasters caused by human beings have become more and more common. Unlike earthquakes and other natural catastrophes, this 'new species of trouble' afflicts person and groups in particularly disruptive ways.