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Australian Cities: Issues, Strategies and Policies for Urban Australia in the 1990s
     

Australian Cities: Issues, Strategies and Policies for Urban Australia in the 1990s

by Patrick Troy, Francis G. Castles (Editor), Geoffrey Brennan (Editor)
 

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The problems faced by urban Australia have become more prevalent in recent years. They spring from the public cost of urban growth, the negative environmental impact of cities, the importance of global competitiveness, tensions between the three tiers of government and declining standards of living in our cities. This book, written by a team of leading authors,

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The problems faced by urban Australia have become more prevalent in recent years. They spring from the public cost of urban growth, the negative environmental impact of cities, the importance of global competitiveness, tensions between the three tiers of government and declining standards of living in our cities. This book, written by a team of leading authors, offers a fresh exploration of key issues in the debates about cities. Incisive and up-to-date, it will be an important contribution to discussion about urban planning and policy.

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"...North American readers with an interest in urban policy will find much of value in this collection as we grapple with common social and economic challenges of urbanization." Gary Paget, Pacific Affairs

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ISBN-13:
9780521484374
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/28/1999
Series:
Reshaping Australian Institutions Series
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.75(d)

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