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In the nature of cities

urban political ecology and the politics of urban metabolism

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Published by Routledge in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Urban ecology,
  • Political ecology

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Nikolas C. Heynen, Maria Kaika and Erik Swyngedouw.
    SeriesQuestioning cities series
    ContributionsHeynen, Nikolas C., Kaika, Maria., Swyngedouw, E.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT241 .U727 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3398857M
    ISBN 100415368278, 0415368286
    LC Control Number2005012463

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