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Preparing for the Urban Future: Global Pressures and Local Forces

Edited By: Michael A Cohen, Blair A Ruble, Joseph S Tulchin and Allison M Garland

439 pages, Figs, tabs

Woodrow Wilson Center Press

Paperback | Feb 1996 | #65493 | ISBN: 094387579X
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This book is the result of a collaborative work of twenty-two leading social scientists and experienced public officials in preparation for the June 1996 United Nations Confrence on Human Settlements (Habitat II) in Istanbul.

A collection of essays by scholars and policy makers from around the globe that offers some of the best insights available into the urban challenge. Lingua Franca

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Michael A. Cohen is senior adviser to the vice president, environmentally sustainable development, at the World Bank, where he has long been involved in urban policy and projects. Blair A.Ruble is director of the Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies, Joseph S. Tulchin is director of the Latin American Program, and Allison Garland is program associate of the Latin American Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C.

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