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Author Tumber, Catherine

Title Small, gritty, and green : the promise of America's smaller industrial cities in a low-carbon world / Catherine Tumber

Publ Info Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, [2012]
 RWU Arch  ARCH HT153 .T86 2012    AVAILABLE
 URI  HT153 .T86 2012    AVAILABLE
Descript xxxiv, 211 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Urban and industrial environments
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction : beloved communties, benighted times -- Against "shapeless giantism." -- Mega dreams and small city realities : trafficking in transportation planning -- Agriculture on the urban fringe and beyond -- Framing urban farming -- Making good : renewables and the revival of smaller industrial cities -- Roots of knowledge : local economics, urban scale, and schooling for civic renewal
LC subject Urban ecology (Sociology) -- United States
Fossil fuels -- Environmental aspects -- United States
Land use, Urban -- Environmental aspects -- United States
Renewable energy sources -- Technological innovations -- United States
Technology -- Economic aspects -- United States
ISBN 9780262016698 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0262016699 (hardcover : alk. paper)